10 Great Technology tools that can be used to facilitate class instruction
Using technology in the classroom should always be motivated by a real need to optimize students' learning and to enhance your teaching. These tools below can be used for a variety of educational purposes such as: provide students with engaging arithmetic exercises to practice multiplication tables, easily create animated and "explainer" videos to share with students, develop educational apps appropriate for your own students or kids, upload and share large files, enhance students critical thinking and spacial awareness skills using a number of challenging puzzle games, and many more.
At Multiplication Learning 'you can easily practice all of your tables. The arithmetic problems are clear and simple so you can immediately get started on practicing your tables. Select one of the multiplication table you wish to practice from the list below and show what you can do on the speed test or printout great worksheets.'
2. Creativity 365 Education
Kdan Creativity 365 Education, enhances your teamwork productivity by offering a range of handy mobile tools and real-time cloud services. A superior learning environment for teachers and students, Kdan Creativity 365 Education can be used to efficiently organize your school works.
'Write! is an elegant workspace to create notes, to-do lists, writing projects and texts of any kind. It has all features of a good word processor packed into a clutter-free interface.'
'Easily create explainer videos with MySimpleshow. ‘Use mysimpleshow in the classroom with your students or contribute to open educational resources. Introduce, summarize, and explain topics worth sharing.’
'Gabrielsseeds is educational apps generator. Teachers and educators can make own educational apps by simple filling images into layouts. In addition, teachers can add online media like videos or online games to foster children learning. It is easy to customize any lesson from math, logic, brain teasers, reading or writing for each child and to enrich it with videos according to their talents.'
'Collisions is a digital chemistry game designed to give high school students a deepened understanding of fundamental concepts while exploring the system of chemistry through play.' Collisions demonstrates through "game play" how different chemistry concepts affect one another. Just like in chemistry, everything in the game is interconnected.
7. Step By Step
'STEP BY STEP is a free educational app for kids- a professional EdTech studio that focuses on developing educational apps for children aged 1 to 5 years old. During these critical years, children enter a new learning stage every few months. Our apps support and strengthen the development of crucial skills for each learning stage. This way we guide your children, step by step, throughout this entire age range.'
'Flex your genius with this exciting new strategy game. Exercise your brain by filling in the empty spaces. Metrigon is an original puzzle game that requires critical thinking and spatial awareness skills to earn top scores.'
'Kiddom is a team of passionate educators, designers, and developers creating trans-formative tools to make learning personal, expand access to quality content, and foster community collaboration.'
10. Scholastic Book Wizard
Scholastic Book Wizard is a great tool you can use with your students to search for and find books based on their reading level. Book Wizard allows you to search for books using:
- Reading level: a reading level can be measured through either guided reading level, DRA, lexile measure or grade level equivalent.
- Genre: you can search for books by genre e.g., fiction, nonfiction, classics, anthologies, adventure, novels, drama…etc.
- Subject: you can further filter your search by subject or
- By grade, from PreK-K to grades 9-12.
When you locate the book you want, click on its title to access more details about it such as: a short synopsis of the book’s main topic, information about the author, reading level, grade level and many more.
There you have it! With these great technology tools you will certainly enhance your teaching and optimize your students' learning, making your class instructions not just engaging but interesting as well.
Do you have any technology tools that you currently use? Please share with us and other readers in the comment box. We'd love to learn from your experience too!
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