Instructional Technology Resources

TOOLS for promoting a supportive classroom climate

  • Tools intended to promote positive classroom cultures and support perseverance in their classrooms.
  • Track and reinforce good behaviors for individual students.  
  • Set up a positive learning environment that is adaptive to individual students.

 

TOOLS  

  • Arkansas Digital Sandbox
  • Twitter--social networking,microblogging
  • Google Docs/Drive/Hangouts--web-based word processing, presentation, form and data storage with multifaceted video capabilities.
  • Simple Surface--task lists, multimedia group collaboration
  • Realtime Board--online whiteboard and collaboration tool, multimedia
  • Coggle.it--collaborative, free form notes with features of online whiteboard
  • Pinside--online collaborative and personal sticky notes
  • Popplet--multimedia online mindmapping
  • Slatebox--embeddable multimedia mindmapping
  • Murally--online brainstorming, synthesis and collaboration
  • Padlet--group whiteboard, collaboration, research, discussion, multimedia, embeddable
  • LinoIt--multimedia online collaborative sticky notes and canvas
  • Google Forms--create and analyze forms, multi-use
  • wevideo--video creation,animation

TOOLS to provide a motivating environment



Simulated worlds, interactive stories, engaging visual environments, playful collaborations with other players, vividly designed avatars and personas and optimally challenging tasks that are adaptive and provide immediate feedback.

TOOLS

  • Kahoot--online delivery of questions and surveys, multimedia
  • Metta--digital presentation tool that allows videos from YouTube, pictures and voice recording option
  • Thinkglink--tool for collaboratively collecting images and sharing
  • Sokratik--creating audio slideshows
  • Educanon--creating, assigning, and tracking your students' progress on flipped lessons
  • Teachem--uses TED Ed model of creating video lessons with YouTube
  • Verso--deliver flipped lessons to students and gather feedback
  • Gooru--create and share collections of educational videos, texts, and images
  • Storyboard That--templates in which you can create your stories in a comic strip style
  • Marvel Kids--templates for comic strips and comic books
  • Make Beliefs--variety of templates, characters, and prompts to build comic strips
  • Silk--share collections of materials and write text directly on to a webpage directly into your web pages
  • Audioboo--creating short audio messages
  • Projeqt--mix content from the web with your own content to create stories
  • wideo--animated video creation
  • wordmover--story and poem starter and canvas
  • VyClone--collaborative video making
  • Screencast-o-Matic---online screen recording software
  • mp3cut--audio cutting tool
  • tubechop--youtube cutting/editing tool
  • Vocaroo--voice recording service


TOOLS that promote learning strategies and an academic mindset

  • Tools that target learning strategies, either as a general skills or embedded within content learning.  
  • Tools that support self-regulated learning when students engage with multimedia information (text, diagrams, charts, audio and video clips).  
  • Tools that support analyzing, classifying, indexing and evaluation information.  
  • Tools that include annotation capabilities, chat tools , feedback.

 

TOOLS