Super Sites & Awesome Apps

to Use in ELA

Reflector 2

Reflector 2 is a wireless mirroring and streaming receiver that allows you to connect almost any combination of devices to your computer at the same time. Give them a shout out at @squirrels to thank them for the squirrel love.


Quizziz is a fun multiplayer classroom activity, that allows all your students to practice together.

Tiny Tap

Tiny Tap TinyTap is a social platform which empowers families, teachers and students to learn from each other by creating their own personalized learning apps and playing thousands of new ones shared daily by a worldwide community of educators and learners worldwide.


MackinVia is a complete eResource management system providing easy access to eBooks, audiobooks and educational databases

See Saw

SeeSaw empowers students of any age to independently document what they are learning at school. Students capture learning with photos and videos of physical work, or by adding digital creations. Everything is uploaded and kept organized for teachers.

Teachers can invite families to Seesaw so parents get an immediate, personalized window into their child's learning.


Toontastic is a creative storytelling tool that empowers kids to draw, animate, narrate, and record their own cartoons – it's as easy as putting on a puppet show.

Shadow Puppet

Shadow Puppet Using Shadow Puppet Edu, students can create video slideshows, adding their own narration and text. Videos can be up to 30 minutes long and can include up to 100 images, free for classroom use.


FaceTalker Get creative! You can make anyone or anything FaceTalk - dogs, dinosaurs, Britney Spears, George Washington, whatever you can get your hands on! The FaceTalk mobile app allows you to a pick photo from your photo album, camera, or Facebook. You can select your photos or your friend’s photos and turn them into living, breathing FaceTalkers!


TouchCast Video and the web are coming together. Experience both like never before with TouchCast- a new medium that looks like video, but feels more like the web.

Read Works

Read Works provides research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages directly to educators online,for free, to be shared broadly.

Read Write Think!

ReadWriteThink provides educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.


LearnZillion is a learning platform that combines video lessons, assessments, and progress reporting. Each lesson highlights a Common Core standard, starting with math in grades 3-9.

Kristen Wideen

Blog Great resources for using iPads for centers!