Technology Tools for Education
Timeline - Organize your time line by date, time or event.
Soft Schools - To generate timeline, select number of events and enter each event date and description.
Audacity - This free software download is a digital audio editor that allows you to record, import and edit audio.
audioBoom - Record audio through the website or using a smart phone.
MusicShake -Choose instruments, tempos and song stylings to create your own original music. This is a great way to add music to a project and avoid copyright infringement.
Vocaroo - Record audio and then create an embeddable link. Server space is limited, so audio will not be saved forever.
CodePen - Billed as a "front-end code playground" by its founders, CodePen offers a multi-window environment in which coders can test and share code.
Scratch - Scratch is a drag-and-drop programming langauge developed by MIT for young programmers.
W3C School - Online website building tutorials.
Padlet - Padlet walls provide instant collaboration. Add images, links and multimedia. Padlet is embeddable and works with tablets and phones, as well as computers.
Bitstrips - Create single or multiple paned comics. Share via social media or email.
Chogger - Draw characters or upload images into the comic creator. Publish online.
Make Beliefs Comix - Create two, three or four pane comics. Choose backgrounds, characters, objects, speech bubbles, etc.
ToonDoo - Drag and drop characters and word bubbles to create a comic.
Education on Demand - Free videos for educators.
Moving Image Archives - More than 1.7 million copyright clear video clips that may be downloaded in a variety of formats.
Watch Know Learn - Free edcational videos organized by subject area.
Bubbl.us - Map a process or concept, create a flow chart or an outline. Bubbl.us also allows you to incorporate images.
Lucid Chart - Integrated into the Adams 12 Google apps, Lucid chart is an easy and collaborative way to make flow charts, concept maps, diagrams, etc. Log into your Adams 12 account and go to the app menu.
easel.ly - Drag and drop infographic creator. Easily represent data.
infogr.am - Edit, organize and incorporate data into sharable infographs.
Piktochart - Customizable infographic creation tool. Choose a theme and modify as needed.
PicMonkey - Free photo editing and collage-making software
Haiku Deck - Presentation software whose motto is to "keep it simple...keep it beautiful...have fun." Available as a web or iPad app.
PowToon - Create animated videos and presentations and then upload them to YouTube.
Prezi - Cloud based program that allows you to create engaging presentations that use zoom to progress through the presentation.
Calameo - Allows you to publish digital content in a format similar to a magazine. Can upload word and PDF documents.
Flipsnack - Create an interactive flip book.
Glogster edu - Create free, interactive posters, known as glogs.
ISSUU - Create a free account and publish digital content that simulates the print reading experience.
Penzu - A site for creating an online journal. Make public or keep private.
Storybird - An easy way to create online, visual story books. Educators can create a free class account and distribute a class code, or students can create accounts individually.
YouthVoices - A school-based social networking site that allows teachers to create channels, as well as add and delete accounts.
QR Code Generator - Create a two-dimensional barcode that is embedded with some sort of information (such as text, a phone number or a URL), and can be scanned with a smartphone or tablet.
myHistro - A timeline builder that uses Google Maps to mark event locations. Create static timelines or animated stories.
Timetoast - This tool allows you to incorporate both text and images into the creation of a timeline.
Timeglider - The free student plan allows students to create, share and embed timelines on websites or blogs.
Animoto - Cloud based video creation tool. Video length limited to 30 seconds for the free plan and includes Animoto watermark.
Magisto - Free, automatic video editing for amateurs. Uses image analysis to analyze unedited videos and identify "best parts."
Vimeo - Video sharing site.
WeVideo - Drag and drop video editor that allows you to collaborate with other users, as well as edit and publish personal videos.
Wix - Choose from a wide variety of HTML 5 templates. Websites created with free subscription contain Wix ads.
Weebly - Free online drag-and-drop website creator.
Word Press - An open source blogging tool that allows users to choose from and modify web templates.
Tagul - Word cloud generator that works with Google Chrome.
Tagxedo - Create word clouds using a URL, an uploaded file or by entering text.
Wordle - Provide text to create a word cloud.