Technology Integration Resources
The purpose of this page is to share resources with you that might be helpful when looking for sites to use to integrate technology into your classroom. There are a variety of ways that technology can be integrated into a lesson, depending on the purpose and the desired outcomes. Once you have determined your objectives for your lesson, use the categories below to find a tool that would help you transform you lesson while still achieving the desired outcome.
Kahoot is an engaging, game-based classroom response system allowing you to turn simple assessments into timed competitions that will also provide data to track student learning.
Edulastic allows you to create tech-enhanced assessments that mirror PARCC style questions that will help you gauge student learning and track mastery of standards.
Socrative is another online student response system website that allows you to quickly assess student understanding.
Edcite allows you to create tech-enhanced assessments that help you gauge student learning and track mastery of standards.
Quizizz is a fun multiplayer classroom activity, that allows all your students to practice together.
Pear Deck is an interactive presentation tool used to engage students in their learning and provide the teacher with formative assessment information during the lesson.
Digital Production Tools
Easy to use digital story creator that gives students the tools they need to create a digital book.
My Storybook is an online children's book creator that is simple and easy to use. Students can use existing images and background scenes, draw their own images, and add text.
Storybird is a program that provides students with illustrations to inspire them to write stories.
Little Bird Tales is a digital storybook creator that allows students to create or import picture and add audio and text to create their own digital story that can be published and shared with others.
ThingLink is an interactive media platform that allows students to create more engaging content by adding rich media links to photos and videos.
Wevideo is online video creator that is easy to use and allows for collaboration on the video creation.
Piktochart is an easy to use digital tool that allows students to create infographics, charts, or presentations.
Communication and Collaboration Tools
Padlet is a virtual board where teachers and students can post any type of information from a variety of sources to share with others that have the link to the site.
RealtimeBoard is an online whiteboard and collaboration tool that can be used by students in real time allowing them to share boards, add comments, sticky notes, drawing tools, shapes and chat with one another.
Todaysmeet is a backchannel tool for ongoing online conversation that teachers can create to engage all students in the discussion.
Common Core Connections
The Gooru is a website that helps teachers find standards aligned content, and track student progress through data analysis.
Graphite is a website designed to help teachers find digital tools rated and reviewed by education experts.
The Common Core Explorer tools can be used to find the best digital tools that will help the students meet the Common Core objectives.
Students playing Kahoot by B. SImich is licensed under CC by 2.0