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Updated by Staff.Melissa Wiegand on Aug 04, 2013
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Great Websites

Here is a list of websites to support digital experiences within your classroom and even possibly homework. The good news is . . . they are FREE!

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Smore.com

Smore.com

This is a great resource to create a visually appealing class newsletter, blog, flyer, even field trip information, etc.

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ifaketext.com

ifaketext.com

ifaketext is a place where you can generate fake iphone text message screenshots. These can be shared with the teacher. Some ideas include a conversation between:
two characters in a story
two people in history
two current famous people
addressing the writing trait of voice-the student could create multiple conversations from different points of view
explain what a vocabulary word means to a friend

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Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3

Record mp3: record live audio and get an mp3

This website allows you or a student to record up to 10 minutes of audio. After recording, you can save it and then share it via a unique link the website will create for you

Tagxedo - Word Cloud with Styles

Tagxedo turns words - famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes into a visually stunning word cloud. Making word cloud is fun, and is much more fun with Tagxedo! With Tagxedo, you can:

Make word clouds in real-time
customize font, theme, color, orientation, and shape
fine-tune with lots of options
save as images for printing and sharing
view your word clouds as thumbnails, and pick the one you want for further tweaking or saving
choose from many standard fonts
use custom fonts or your own hand-drawn fonts
constrain the word cloud to selected shapes (heart, star, animals, etc)
use images as custom shapes (e.g. a portrait, an animal silhouette)

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Evernote- Website and App

Evernote- Website and App

FREE . . . A great way to create and organize e-portfolios. Students can also use this app to type notes as you teach. They can even create a screen shot of images.

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ClassTools.net: Create interactive flash tools / games for education

ClassTools.net: Create interactive flash tools / games for education

FREE . . . This website is amazing! You can create a list of anything that you want to select randomly: games, name or reward generator. You can also create a fake FaceBook account, fake Twitter feed, qr code treasure hunt and tons more.

Quizlet-Website and app

This is a digital version of index cards. You/the student can create study cards with images and audio to study: vocabulary in any subject, roots and stems, etc. There are also quizlets that are already created that you can use.

Nearpod -Website and app

FREE. . . Create interactive multimedia presentations to engage your students. You create it online and it will be displayed on mobile devices or computers. You control what is displayed on the student's screen

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Croak.it : Website and App

Croak.it : Website and App

FREE . . . Record up to 30 seconds of audio. After recording, you will get a url to the audio file that you can share digitally.

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ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

FREE . . . ThingLink lets users add interactive links to any photo and turn them into fun web experiences that drive engagement.

Popplet - Website or App

FREE . . . Create mind maps with pictures and words. Once you create the popplet, you can save it to the camera roll.

Padlet.com

FREE . . . Padlet is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device.