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Updated by colleennsmith101 on Nov 17, 2018
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Top 10 Tech Tips

Tech Tips I will use in my future classroom. I learned them in my EDU Tech 228 class at Saint Leo University.

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Kahoot

Kahoot

Kahoot is a game or app that you can use to interact with your class. You can choose any topic and make an interactive quiz to share and use with your class. There are pre-made quizzes so they are easily accessible.

website: kahoot.com

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Class Dojo

Class Dojo

Class Dojo is a communicational app for the classroom. It helps teachers connect with parents in class and outside of class. The teacher can post pictures of activities and students for the parents to look at. With this app, the teacher can take attendance, award good behavior points and take away points when bad behavior rises. This is a technology tool I will be considering in my future classroom.

website: https://teach.classdojo.com/#/login?redirect=%2Fclasses%2F5b804677d52c520011c07419%2Fpoints

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That Quiz

That Quiz

That Quiz.org is a teacher friendly website for creating quizzes. The quizzes are taken online Kids and teachers can get instant feedback. You can search for pre-made quizzes for easy access. This is a helpful tool that will help students and teachers.
4 C's:
Critical Thinking- thinking by choosing the correct answer for the quiz
Communication/collaboration- you can have certain students take the quiz with each other or collaborate them up
Creativity- get creative with questions or take quizzes from other teachers

website: thatquiz.org

4

Flipgrid

Flipgrid

Flipgrid is a communication tool that you can communicate with anyone and everyone around the world. You can set up dates when these videos are due and communicate with other classes or cultures around the world. Flipgrid can be used within the classroom or even in a business aspect. A 4'C that can be included within this tech tool is collaboration. We are collaborating with all people and it can be somewhat face-to-face.

website: flipgrid.com

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Quizlet

Quizlet

Quizlet is an online flashcard and study tool. Quizlet is a mobile and web-based study application that allows students to study information via learning tools and games. As a student or teacher, you can search millions of study sets or create your own. Improve your grades or classroom by studying with flashcards, games and more. This tool is very helpful for any grade because certain questions or vocab words are already created.

website: quizlet.com

6

ABCya

ABCya

ABCya is a website that provides educational games and activities for school-aged children. The games on the website are organized into grade levels from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade, as well as into subject categories such as letters, numbers, and holidays. ABCya can be used on computers, tablets and cellphones. It comes in the form of a website and app. This is a cool app or technology tool to use mainly for younger children. This website offers a variety of games and they will make your students very excited to play. You can use this app or website as a bonus or prize for good behavior.

website: ABCya.com

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Storyjumper

Storyjumper

website that lets students create and publish their own illustrated stories. Whether students are beginning writers or brushing up on their skills. The students can create and present homemade books or can even be used for digital story telling.
Teachers- this is a great way to have kids get excited about writing and using their imagination. You can have them purchase books or offer one free one for the student and his/her family.
Students- the students get to be creative and create a book and has different ways to purchase or get a hard copy of their masterpiece.

website: storyjumper.com

8

Autodraw

Autodraw

Autodraw is an app or computer game. AutoDraw is a new kind of drawing tool that pairs the magic of machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help everyone create anything visual, fast. You can draw whatever you would like and you can change the image to make it have more detail. If you draw a circle or oval, you can have suggested images of sports balls and/or a lemon. This app is safe because if you draw something naughty, it automatically changes and deletes your image.

website: autodraw.com

9

Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization with the goal of creating a set of online tools that help educate students. The organization produces short lessons in the form of YouTube videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators. This is an online tutorial of many lessons. This app is for ages of students from middle school on.

website: khanacademy.com

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Quiver

Quiver

Quiver app is a very innovative application supporting both learning and fun in a less usual yet highly interesting way. The navigational design of the app is quite straightforward and simple. You use a phone or tablet and bring your drawings to life. Most kids enjoy seeing their masterpieces come to life and be interactive. This app is for all ages yet younger students would enjoy this the most.

website: quiver.com