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Updated by Janice Padilla on Jun 22, 2017
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Technology Top Ten Lists

The top ten lists that I choose is very helpful tools that will help students excel in different learning activities by using the technology devices. It’s an engaging, collaborative as well as effective and easy to use.

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Socrative

Socrative

https://www.socrative.com/
Description: k-12, Effective classroom engagement, designed with teacher in mind, teachers can effectively assess core standards, monitor students’ performance, report students mastery to parents and administrator, upload images, docs, and videos, teachers can share common assessments to saves everyone time, share assessment types such as multiple choice, open-answer, rubrics, writing and oral assessment, can make grading automatic and fast, scores appear in mastery tracker, can quickly download, email, or transfer reports to Google Drive anytime, teacher can visualize students understanding through results on screen, students instantly submit answers and feedback directly to the instructor in a clean, intuitive interface.

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Popplet

Popplet

http://popplet.com/
Description: Popplet is a tool for the iPad and web to capture and organize ideas. For school, students use Popplet for learning as mind-map. Popplets helps students think and learn visually, capture facts, thoughts, and images. For work, popplet helps professional organize thoughts and generate big ideas, plan projects as well as brainstorming or jot down notes. Popplets can be used on iPad and the web. Popplet can use in collaborative work in the classroom, it can use in comparing numbers and writing. Popplet also used by families as part of language games with kids as well as easy to use and helps children organize their work.

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Showbie

Showbie

https://www.showbie.com/
Description: Showbie is a paperless tool that reduced school in using paper usage, copies, ink, and toner. Teachers use showbie to transform the classroom into engaging, collaborative, and organize learning environment. Moreover, showbie is an easy-to-use in classroom management. More than 700 school districts and 28,500 teachers use showbie worldwide to manage their classrooms; provide feedback to students on their work; increase student and family engagement. Showbie also is currently used in more than 136 countries and, on average; teachers assess more than 5.2 million assignments using showbie every month. Additionally, students can access showbie anywhere, including laptop, Chromebook, or even Android phone. A student can share documents, images, instructions, comments to the entire class. The teacher can even record a voice note with verbal instructions for the students. Teachers also can notify students when work is assigned and when deadlines are approaching; who submitted the assignment, and whose work is past due. The teacher can control and lock assignments for grading as well as check student’s progress. Teachers can invite parents to showbie to view their child works, grades, and progress.

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Story Bird

Story Bird

https://storybird.com/
Description: Story bird used in K-12 classroom, free in any educational setting, and works with any curriculum or devices. Story birds have a unique language arts tool as well as inspire students to write stories such as picture books, long-form chapter books, and poetry. Story bird boosts children’s imagination, writing skills, creativity, and confidence. Story bird is very engaging art tool for teachers and students. Students can publish their stories where their parents see and read. Moreover, students gain confidence and become a better writer through their peers and teachers feedback. Story bird is one of the largest storytelling communities.

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EDpuzzle

EDpuzzle

https://edpuzzle.com/
Description: EDpuzzle is a site that allows users to a select video and customizes it by editing, cropping, recording audio, and adding questions to make an engaging presentation or lesson as well as easy to use. For all educators, Edpuzzle is a unique device where teachers can track, monitor, and grade student progress through their educational portal. Moreover, EDpuzzle also has lots of instructional guidelines for students learning: guided learning, project-based learning, or differentiated learning.

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Little Birds Tales

Little Birds Tales

https://littlebirdtales.com/
Description: Free lesson templates, it allows to share photos, send ecards, and ebooks, narrate a story, easy to use for reports, journals, creative writing, history timelines, science experiments, independent learning, collaborative learning, can use for a class projects, available for K-6 grades, students can record their voice, students can create story to share, children can use any art the app provides, effective and engaging tools, children can upload their on photos for a story, the app can as a live presentation or can be mailed for online education, safest and easy tool to use.

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Class Dojo

Class Dojo

https://www.classdojo.com/
Description: Connects teachers with students and parents, the teacher can create a positive culture by encouraging students for any skill or value; the teacher can share classroom activities with parent’s photos and videos, students can add pictures and videos of work of their story as well as give students a voice. Parents can translate messages into any language; on any device; teachers and parents can privately message each other regarding their child behavior or improvement at school without changing phone numbers. Class Dojo is safe to use, free for the teachers, and use by many teachers around the world.

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DuoLingo

DuoLingo

https://www.duolingo.com/
Description: Duolingo was designed to motivate the student to learn different language around the world. It includes a variety of lessons, translations, and multiple choice challenges. Moreover, Duolingo motivates children to stay on track by recording days, time a person spends in learning the language. Teachers also can track students’ progress, give feedback and proper instruction. Additionally, Duolingo created so that everyone could have a chance to learn different language around the world. It is free, no hidden fees, no premium content, just free. In fact, Duolingo was used with many richest men in the world and many Hollywood stars, and the same time by public school students in developing countries.

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Padlet

Padlet

https://padlet.com/
Description: Padlet is a software tool which helps people share content with others. Padlet also is easy and intuitive that people won’t find in any device; an inclusive tool that welcomes people of all ages; it is a collaborative tool that invites others to work in sharing projects, assignments, and activities. Moreover, padlet is available on any portable devices such as iOS, Android, and Kindle.

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Quiver

Quiver

http://www.quivervision.com/
Description: 3D Augmented Reality, fun and engaging activities for any age level, designed with different topics as biology, geometry, and the solar system and more, provide unique coloring pictures based on the topics where it can bring it to life, simple, effective and easy to use.