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Forty Educational Websites To Put In Your Toolkit, Part 4

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July 23, 2014 By: Michael Gorman

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It is so much fun to be sharing these websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox! I have forty… actually 50… because I found ten more and  I am sending out these ten new ones in the next post.

 Brainscape

  • Multimedia “flashcards” to simplify learning
  • Teachers can create flashcards for their subjects for free
  • Class license for Premium Subjects available for a fee
  • Web and iOS platform

Quozio

  • Turn “beautiful words into meaningful images in seconds”
  • Bookmarklet – immediate creation of highlighted text from webpage – be mindful of copyright
  • Account (free) required only  to save or upload

Realtime Board

  • Visual whiteboards with media files for brainstorming and organizing
  • Get feedback from students and discuss in real time
  • Works with Google Drive

Zunal

  • Create interactive webquests quickly with no HTML code
  • Free account with 100 templates
  • Add unlimited files and pictures or
  • embed video
  • Explore thousands of user shared webquests

National Archives Digital Vault

  • Click on a record to launch images for investigation
  • Add images to a collection tray
  • Create posters, movies and Pathways Challenges

NuSkool

  • Created for students in grades 6 -12
  • Search for lessons by grade, subject, genre
  • Teach core subjects using popular culture
  • Engage students by relating to things they know and care about

PixiClip

  • Whiteboard canvas for communicating your message
  • Upload and mark up images or draw them
  • Add media via webcam and mic
  • Share or embed your PixiClip

QR Voice

  • Use your voice to record a message
  • Generate the QR code
  • Scan with device using QR scanner to hear message
  • Save/Share/Print/Embed

QR Code Generator

  • Generate codes that link to information you want to share
  • Print or digitally share the code
  • Use your imagination!

ePubBud

  • Create and publish an eBook readable on iPad, nook, and other devices
  • Upload a document you want to share and it will be converted to ePub format
  • Browse and import shared
  • ebooks  to your iPad

Thank you for joining me and if you have an idea website I should include… please let me know.

cross-posted at 21centuryedtech.wordpress.com

Michael Gorman oversees one-to-one laptop programs and digital professional development for Southwest Allen County Schools near Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He is a consultant for Discovery Education, ISTE, My Big Campus, and November Learning and is on the National Faculty for The Buck Institute for Education.  His awards include district Teacher of the Year, Indiana STEM Educator of the Year and Microsoft’s 365 Global Education Hero. Read more at 21centuryedtech.wordpress.com.

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