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New or new to me websites with educational uses in the classroom to enhance learning.


Game based learning tool- create your own review questions, assessments, in a gaming environment.

Pear Deck

Pear Deck lives in your Google Drive, so Google Apps for Business or Education (GAFE) users have a completely Frictionless Setup to get started.

Thinking Blocks - Model and Solve Math Word Problems

Interactive math manipulatives that make math concepts come alive.

Newsela | Nonfiction Literacy and Current Events

Unlimited access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core-aligned quizzes, with new articles every day.

Showbie - The paperless classroom made simple

Showbie makes it easy to assign, collect and review student work in iPad classrooms.

ThingLink - Make Your Images Interactive

ThingLink is the leading platform for creating interactive images and videos for web, social, advertising, and educational 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.

Tackk - Pages for Everything

Quickly publish and share your message with one simple page. No signup, just easy, beautiful design.

Canva - Amazingly simple graphic design for blogs, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers and so much more.

Canva makes design simple for everyone. Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.

Tammy's Technology Tips for Teachers - Helping teachers make better classrooms, one mouse-click at a time.

Tammy Worcester Tang, former classroom teacher, specializes in finding unique and creative, but most of all, effective ways to use technology in the classroom. Tammy offers some fabulous free resources and ideas here at her website, and is available to come to your school or conference to lead sessions and workshops that are guaranteed to excite your teachers and engage your learners!

Free Screen Sharing | Screenleap

Free screen sharing using Screenleap. The fast, simple, and free way to share your screen instantly for online meetings, sales demos, and collaboration.

Front Row

Differentiated Math Instruction on the iPad Easily Turn Google Spreadsheets into Online Flashcards

Easily Turn Googleâ„¢ Spreadsheets into Online Flashcards

Personalized Photo Puzzles

Up In Pieces Custom Puzzles specializes in creating custom cut jigsaw puzzles from your photo or artwork. We will make a high quality custom jigsaw puzzle using the highest quality papers, inks, and cardboard or acrylic backings. Combining traditional manual hand-cut jigsaw puzzle techniques with new laser cut processes we can create puzzles of nearly any shape or size from your image.

Digital Passport by Common Sense Media | Digital Passport

The interactive, fun, and effective way to teach and test the basics of digital citizenship to 3rd-5th grade

Gives feedback to students. Integrates nicely with google classroom. Comments can be text or audio.

Storybird - Read, write, discover, and share the books you'll always remember.

Discover an endless library of free books, picture books, & poetry or use simple tools to create books in minutes. Storybird is a creative community where readers & writers celebrate storytelling.

TinyTap - Turn Moments Into Games

TinyTap is the best way to create personalised learning activities and games for kids on the iPad iPhone and Android devices. TinyTap allows parents and their kids to turn the moments they share together into personal games. Free on the App Store and Google Play.

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices

DragonBox - Discover the game of Math

DragonBox - the game that secretly teaches math! Now everyone can have fun learning algebra and geometry from age 8 and up.


Teach like the experts! See visual, conceptual explanations of the Common Core State Standards. 4,000+ videos tailored for grades 2-12.

Make videos online with photos, clips, music - Stupeflix

Make beautiful videos, online, easily! How to make travel movies, wedding videos, promo ads, property virtual tours: just add photos, clips, music and watch your video!

PowerMyLearning Educational Games & Learning Activities for Kids

PowerMyLearning has thousands of free educational games & learning activities for kids in all major K-12 subjects & aligned to the Common Core Standards.