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Top 10 Tech Tools for the Classroom

Here is my list of 10 amazing tools with a bunch of cool features for students and teachers to use in the classroom.

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Crayola for Educators

Crayola for Educators

http://www.crayola.com/for-educators/ is a great website that Crayola offers for teachers. They offer lessons plan activities for any subject. The grades range from Pre-k-12 offering a variety of activities with crayola being involved. This helps teachers especially if a lesson plan doesn't fall through, using the activities on this website as a backup would be a great idea.

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Kahoot!

Kahoot!

Kahoot is great for quick quizzes, discussions, or taking a survey of the class. Teachers can allow students to use this site individually or in groups. It allows students to engage in discussion going over a question and decide on an answer. It also allows questions to include an image or a video and that can help enhance the student's knowledge of the subject. On top of that these quizzes or surveys allow for teachers or students to share.

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Mystorybook.com

Mystorybook.com

Mystorybook is a great tool for digital storytelling. Students are able to have fun using digital tools creating a story of their own imagination. They are also able to publish their own books and let the world see! Mystorybook allows them to create their own backgrounds, characters, and tell whatever story. It is free and there are no purchases on this website. Teachers are able to share these stories easily with students on ipads or computers and have classmates look at others easily.

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Plickers

Plickers

Plickers is an inexpensive great tool for teachers. It allows teachers to give out special unique cards with codes on them, quiz students, and scan their answers on the teachers phone or iPad/tablet. It is an easy classroom response for teachers without having to give out any devices for each student. It makes it easier for the teacher to get all answers back at once, see who answered, and who needs to give an answer. It makes it easily engaging for the whole classroom

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GoNoodle

GoNoodle

GoNoodle is a fun tool to get the students out of their chairs and take a quick break! This website is good for students getting active mentally and physically. It is easy for teachers to use requiring a computer and projector. This website motivates the students by staying awake and active learning and trying to achieve together as a class. The website is free and is easy to set up and join. Having the students engage with the activities on the website can help on long days of lectures by getting them to focus on later lessons in class by taking a break and getting their brains and body to energize.

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Endless Reader

Endless Reader

Endless reader is a great app to help students learn sight words. This tool is especially helpful to English-learning students trying to lean, pronounce, and understand these sight words. This app helps students learn their sight words by putting them into the correct image and by hearing how to sight word is pronounced. It is visual enhancing students learning words.

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Tellagami

Tellagami

Tellagami seems like an app that is not useful for classrooms, but it is a great tool for students! The app does have in-app purchases, but it is for the Tellagami Edu. Tellagami allows shy students to communicate in a character and they could present their book projects. They could also use the app to communicate with the teacher asking questions when they are out of the classroom. This feature gives students a way to present themselves creatively in front of their other classmates.

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Fetch! Lunch Rush

Fetch! Lunch Rush

Fetch! Lunch Rush is an augmented reality tool that makes math fun. It is colorful and allows student's to help Ruff Ruffman feed his coworkers sushi. It teaches students how to add and subtract up to two-digit numbers, The sushi is brought to life in 3D and allows students to see a visual of how many sushis there are. This app allows students to work separately or as a group and has clear instructions. The app also has different modes to play which gives students different options to play with the game.

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BrainPOP

BrainPOP

BrainPOP is a great tool for watching videos with students who are especially visual learners. It is a creative cartoon video with Tim and Moby. They cover topics about all kinds of subjects ranging from arts and music to history and science. It also includes quick quizzes and games for students to engage in after watching the video. It also has Brain POP for educators allowing them to choose a standard, grade, and subject to help create including their videos in teachers' lesson plans.

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Popplet

Popplet

Popplet is an online based learning web. This tool is useful for teachers and students to engage in discussion all at once. It can be used on the website or the app and be shared. Popplet is also great for brainstorming to write or even taking notes on a subject to study for.