Technology Links

6 years ago

Free, fun, online tools to use in your classroom! Easy to learn & use.

  • Google Forms Create a form for students or parents to enter information electronically and then compile into a spreadsheet. Great for quizzes, tests, registrations, gathering info.
  • Kahoot! Game-based learning that's easy and fun. Choose from millions of already created games, create your own, or have students create a Kahoot. A great, fun way to review!
  • Quizlet Flashcards, tests, and study games make it fun to learn anything. Choose from already created sets or create your own.
  • Screencast-O-matic Fast and easy screen recording. Great for tutorials, showing students how to use a website, or how to complete an online form. Create instructions for your students to view in your absence. (Screencastify is a Google extension that works similarly.)
  • Virtual Job Shadow  A career exploration and planning platform. Students can complete career assessments, watch videos about their career choice and plan for their career. CTD JTED has a license. Please contact CTD for access to this resource.
  • Online Video Converter Download videos from YouTube. Never worry about not having an Internet connection for that important video.
  • Remind Send quick, simple message to any device. A great way to send messages to students without giving out your personal phone number.
  • Padlet Like an online bulletin board. Great for brainstorming, Tickets Out, 3-2-1, 12-Word Summary.
  • Google Chrome Extensions & Addons Found in Chrome Web Store
    • Grammarly - Checks Spelling & Grammar
    • TabCloud - Save several tabs/websites in a session 
    • Tab Resize - Easily display multiple open tabs on one screen
    • EasyBib - Cite websites with one click
    • Google Dictionary
  • Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature; good for research.
  • Kahn Academy Free tutorials (math, science, SAT test prep, economics, art, computing)
  • TED Ed Lesson plans and videos appropriate for education created through collaborations with expert educators, animators and screenwriters.
  • Dragontape Combine and trim YouTube videos, create video mixes. 
  • Canva A simple tool to create web or print designs.
  • Meme Creator Make and share funny or unfunny memes.
  • Presentation alternatives to PowerPoint
  • Flubaroo Grades online assignments & quizzes created in Google Forms in less than a minute. A great time saver for teachers!
  • Polleverywhere Create polls to engage your audience in real-time; also use for test review with word cloud free response.
  • Wolfram Alpha Calculates answers and shows solution steps to math problems, provides world facts and data.
  • Wordle Generate word clouds based on text you and/or your students provide.
  • Edmodo A private Facebook for schools. Connect and collaborate with students, parents and each other. Use it for discussions, class or CTSO/student organization notices.
  • Quizizz Create and play multiplayer quiz games, both in class and at home.

Career & Technical Education

Counseling / Career Planning & Exploration

Curriculum / Other