The world has become very tech-heavy and so has teaching. With a plethora of options it is hard to choose which tool is best for your classroom. Here are some of the top free educational tools that could help bring efficiency in this tech-heavy world.
- Edmodo An online collaboration space that leverages social media. Where parents, teachers, and students can come together on one learning platform.
- InsertLearning A chrome extension that will take any page on the internet and turn it into a lesson plan. InsertLearning can combine YouTube, articles, your own commentary, and provide questions at the end. All of this is done on the article.
- ViewPure If you use YouTube videos as a teaching tool this is a great way to make sure that no unwanted comments, ads, or suggested videos will show up.
- NewseumEd This site educates about media literacy, civics, and the 1st amendment. This is an excellent resource for social studies and history teachers. There are multiple ways to search for content and all media lines up with national education standards.
- Peergrade Peer review is a great way for students to gain feedback and evolve their capabilities. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to set up. Peergrade allows students to evaluate each other anonymously. In addition to teaching students how to give feedback.