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Updated by Darriane Newberry on Oct 10, 2017
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Top 10 Classroom Tech Tips

This is my list of tech tips that I will want to use in my future classroom. Techs that my students can use to help better their education and make it fun at the same time.

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StoryBird

StoryBird

I love the idea of this just because the students get to write their own stories and then publish it for others to read. I love the idea of that. That other people can read my student's writing, giving them motivation to try their best on the assignment. (http://storybird.com/)

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Quiver

Quiver

This free app mixes education and augmented reality. Bringing printed images to life, bringing them for and giving the students the ability to interact and learn from such images, by clicking, moving, flicking, swaying, and other movements you can more deeply interact with the material shown. (http://www.quivervision.com/)

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Socrative

Socrative

This is an amazing testing or assessing tool to use in the classroom. You can have questions already set up, or you can use on the fly questions, just by asking the students. You can choose to show your students name or not. You can type questions, do a poll. You have so many choices with Socrative and how you decide to use it in the classroom. (https://www.socrative.com/)

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Popplet

Popplet

Popplet is a great place for brainstorming and making connection. You can use it for so many things in a classroom, just look at the picture above, it gives so many examples. (http://www.popplet.com/)

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Showbie

Showbie

Showbie is a great classroom collaboration app and website. The students can turn in their assignments, they can communicate with each other and also the teacher. It is a community website, to work on bring the class together. (https://www.showbie.com/)

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Padlet

Padlet

Everyone loves sticky notes, they are convenient and are always there. This is just a virtual sticky note, you can use for lists, presentations, anything. (https://padlet.com/)

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Class Dojo

Class Dojo

ClassDojo is a great way to establish positive and negative reinforcement. You can give points take away points keeping tract of behavior not only as a singular unit by each student, but it is also a great way to look at the class as a whole and keep tract of everyone and also you can contact parents and let them know how their child is in class. (https://www.classdojo.com/)

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EDPuzzle

EDPuzzle

With EDpuzzle the teacher can set assignments and the students can collaborate. The teacher can see when the students have done the assignments and how they did. (https://edpuzzle.com/)

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Remind 101

Remind 101

My teachers in high school used this all the time and I loved it just because it informed me of up coming events and every once in a while it reminded me to study or of upcoming events, even if we going to have a substitute the next day. It was a great way to give us a heads-up. (https://www.remind.com/)

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Aurasma

Aurasma

This a great app for story telling and explain certain things through augmentation. With each number a video pops up to explain the what is going on and what the teacher is trying to explain through the assignment. (https://www.aurasma.com/)