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Apps and Tools for Elementary

Here is a list of Tech Tools for the Elementary Schools. Take a Look and Learn a Little.

Dictanote

This app is similar to Dragon Dictate on an iPad. It does speech to text, spoken words into a text document that can be copied and pasted into an email, or saved in Word/Pages ect. Great for the Chromebook Classroom.

Image Dictionary

The classroom is full of visual learners, here's a awesome tool. This is an extension from Chrome that works off of the right click menu. Highlight a word, and right click it and it will bring up a picture from Wikipedia of that word. Helps with comprehension.

Announcify Extension

A class of Auditorial learners, check out this Chrome Extension. Announcify reads web pages outloud and highlights the paragraph being read. This is a fantastic app that really helps younger children access information on the chromebook.

Chrome Speak

Another Auditorial learners option with a translation function. This is effective when the student is reading most of the web page, but some words are difficult. Highlight and right click the word, and it will be read to them.

OpenDyslexic

If you have a student with dyslexia, you might have success with: Dyslexic is an open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. This extension overrides all fonts on webpages with the OpenDyslexic font, and formats pages to be more easily readable.

Class Dojo

Teachers can use this app to give their students positive behavior feedback and manage their classes, while parents can check on their child's progress at school. Beautiful reports and easy classroom management are all built in - and everything syncs across all of your devices!

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Edmodo

Edmodo

The top Educational Network. Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, grades and school notices.

Schoology

Transform blended learning in your school or district with this CODiE-award-winning learning management solution.
Schoology is an online learning, classroom management and social networking platform that provides educators and students with more effective, efficient and engaging ways to learn.

Google Drive

Google Drive: create, share and keep all your stuff in one place.
With Google Drive, you can now access your files, even the big ones, from wherever you are. Share them with whomever you want, and edit them together in real time.

Raz-Kids

This app gives you hundreds of interactive, leveled books spanning 27 levels of difficulty, covering a wide range of subjects. In addition to engaging kids at their reading level and in their area of interest, this award-winning website gives kids 24/7 Web access to the practice they need to become better, more confident readers. At the same time, teachers can customize assignments, view reports, and track student progress every step of the way. All student activity in the app is captured and reported to teachers at Raz-Kids.com, thus helping teachers monitor student progress and determine the instruction needed for each student.

Brain Pop

Through the newly launched "My BrainPOP," teachers and students can keep a record of learning accomplishments through quizzes, game play, and activities. This new tool includes teacher access to our Mixer, which lets users tailor assessments to meet all students' needs. BrainPOP is also great fit for mobile learning and BYOD classrooms: our educational apps - available on all major platforms

Brain Pop Jr

Through the newly launched "My BrainPOP," teachers and students can keep a record of learning accomplishments through quizzes, game play, and activities. This new tool includes teacher access to our Mixer, which lets users tailor assessments to meet all students' needs. BrainPOP is also great fit for mobile learning and BYOD classrooms: our educational apps - available on all major platforms

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Wixie

Wixie

Wixie is the award winning online authoring tool students use to construct knowledge and communicate ideas whenever and wherever they are ready to learn!

Virtual Manipulative

Great App for math with foundations of fractions.

ThingLink

ThingLink is the leading platform for creating interactive images for web, social and advertising channels. Be creative! Make your images come alive with video, text, images, shops, music and more! Every image contains a story and ThingLink helps you tell your stories.

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