TechTools in the Classroom

Why use Tech Tools?

  • Meet students where they are
  • Use the technology we have
  • Give students and teachers different ways to do things
  • They are free!

QR Codes

Resources

Use in the Classroom

  • Interactive bulletin boards
  • Link to class website
  • Teacher information
  • Student created activities
  • Tutorial video
  • Safety information/equipment
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Advertisement
  • Extra reference on worksheet
  • Record sitewords or vocabulary
  • QR code periodic table
  • QR code matching

What is it?

  • Online flyer
  • FREE! - for up to 10 fliers at a time
  • Customizable

Use in the Classroom

  • Online presentation
  • Online notes - give kids the address and they take notes from there.
  • Newsletter or flyer for your organization
  • Basic contact information
  • Emergency sub plans
  • VERY simple to use

What is it?

Use in the Classroom

  • Use a little like PowerPoint
  • Videos easily inserted from YouTube
  • Student created presentations
  • There is an iPad app - best for presenting not creating.

What is it?

  • Online bookmarks
  • Has icons for each tile

Use in the Classroom

Twitter

Use in the Classroom

  • Research for ideas - twitter chats
  • Connect with students for school things
  • Connect with parents about class events

Diigo

What is it?

  • Saves sites to read
  • Allows you to highlight, share, and save for later reading

Use in the Classroom

  • Good for research for students - they don't have to keep up with the websites.
  • Good for research in general - can categorize the sites.

What is it?

  • Online assessment tool
  • iPad app - student and teacher
  • Website - best for creating quizzes

Use in the Classroom

  • Quick quiz
  • Exit ticket - has specific questions then one place for teacher question
  • Formal test
  • Benchmark
  • Games

Kahoot

What is it/Use in the classroom

  • Reminding system
  • Texting system
  • Anonymous
  • No texting back and forth
  • Makes things safer

Holly Curry

Digital Learning Specialist
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