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Tools We Use

Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform for any subject and on any device.

Padlet is a free site that creates a virtual wall that allows people to easily express their ideas on a common topic.

Poll Everywhere is an audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter and the web. (free and paid)

Teach Like a Pirate

Be Inspired! We have been greatly impacted by Dave Burgess and his book, Teach Like a Pirate. It will change the way you look at how you teach.

Ditch That Textbook

Get your creative juices flowing with Matt Miller's first book. Learn how to depend less on a textbook and more on technology and your creativity. Find out about Ditch That Textbook and follow Matt's blog on his website.

Twitter

FormMule

FormMule is a Google Extension that allows you to create forms that will automatically notify parents of missing assignments, tutorial attendance, discipline warnings, etc. These three videos show you how to easily setup Form Mule. Thanks to Tom Horn from Medlin Middle School in Northwest ISD (Texas) for sharing!



Video - Demonstration of FormMule

Video - How to set up your own FormMule with Google Forms

Install FormMule

Remind

Remind is a safe, free way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents. Students and parents can receive emails or texts from you, but your phone number is not attached to the message.

SymbalooEDU

Symbalooedu.com
  • Easy method for curating digital content
  • Webmixes (curated sites) are saved in the cloud, so they are accessible anywhere
  • Visually engaging for students and educators

Examples:
Texas CTE
CTE
Symbalooedu Tutorial Webmix

J2 Training

Janet Corder & Joan Gore
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