Technology Tools for the Classroom

MPS Educational Technology

Nearpod

Nearpod creates an inclusive and immersive learning experience by allowing students to actively participate in every lesson.


https://nearpod.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVeLiepG9nk

Socrative

Socrative is a cloud-based student response system developed in 2010 by Boston-based graduate school students. It allows teachers to create simple quizzes that students can take quickly on laptops – or, more often, via classroom tablet computers or their own smartphones.


https://www.socrative.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyycybD8KNw

Book Creator

Book Creator is a beautiful, flexible tool that allows students of any age or skill level to create, publish, and share online books.


https://app.bookcreator.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpcYopTnDUs

Padlet

Padlet is an online virtual “bulletin” board, where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share links and pictures, in a secure location. Padlet allows users to create a hidden wall with a custom URL.


https://padlet.com/herbert_mcgowan/8x2r8h2vod45

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dRr8FOY5p0

Google Slides

Google Slides is an online presentations app that allows you to show off your work in a visual way.



https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1bjO1IRzrqtOzqSdZEZnwO_lhFl_WflfalVlNVOfFsJA/edit?usp=sharing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYA6GLAzz9A

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