Web Tools for the Classroom
Organized into the categories below are some of our favorite online tools when it comes to efficiently managing day to day classroom logistics, organizing teacher and student resources, fostering communication and collaboration with and between students, and encouraging critical thinking and creativity.
The exciting digital world we live in provides an ocean of tools and apps that are ever changing and evolving. Connected learning affords unlimited opportunities for student creativity and collaboration. But all of the choices and resources can be daunting -- how to sift through everything that is out there? Here are some organizations that will help you find quality in all of the quantity.
- Graphite allows you to search tools by grade level and subject area and provides teacher reviews.
- Edutopia documents innovation in classrooms, including "project-based learning, social-emotional learning, and access to new technology".
- Edudemic tracks educational technology trends. Learn about new tools and instructional practices.
- The American Association of School Librarians' Best Websites for Teaching and Learning 2013