Friday, February 1, 2013

10 Web Tools to Help you Integrate Technology into your Classroom

It has been three weeks now since my last post in The Educational Web Tools section. However, I have saved several titles to include in today's post and I hope you will find  them useful in your plans to integrate technology into education.The purpose behind such lists is to empower those teachers who are short of time to go online and look for web tools to use in their teaching and provide them some educational resources in their plates.
The titles I have for you today are not necessarily all new but they are definitely all great for classroom inclusion and also for your professional development. Check them below and let us know what you think of them:

1- Read Write Think


I don't know how many times I have included this website in my previous lists but I just cant stop recommending it to my fellow teachers and educators. It is one of the best educational resource out there where you can have free access to tools, printables, lesson plans and many more

2- Equizzer


This is a free web tool that allows you to easily create quizzes.

3- Brainy Betty


Do you want to give some life to your PowerPoint slides, try out the tools Brain Betty offers. It has hundreds of beautiful backgrounds, video introductions and music for presentations.


4- Class Tools


This is an awesome tool that is very easy and simple to use. It basically allows you to turn any piece of prose into a  virtual book.

5- Woopid


This is a platform where you can have access to tons of video tutorials  and training videos

6- Shelfari


Shelfari lets you create bookshelf, discover new books, connect with friends and learn more about your favourite books all for free

7- Block Poster


Block Poster is a web tool that lets you create wall posters from any size image. You can upload your image from your computer and choose how many sheets wide you would like your poster to be once printed

8- Password Bird


This web tool helps you create a strong password. It can also teach your students how to create strong passwords.

9- Newspapers


This is the online home of 31+ million pages of historical newspapers from 800 newspapers from around the United States and beyond.


10- Learn It in 5


Learn it in 5 is a powerful library of how-to videos, produced by technology teachers, for the purpose of helping teachers and students create classroom strategies for today's 21st century's digital classroom

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