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6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers

August 16, 2015
Educational Web Tools is a section we created in this blog a year ago where we periodically feature new releases in the world of educational technology. The purpose is to keep teachers abreast of the latest technology out there. This month’s collection comprises some very promising applications that might have some added value to your teaching toolkit. Check them out below and share with us what you think of them. Enjoy


'Sight Words a provider of free educational resources for teaching children to read. have just introduced a great new curriculum, sponsored by the Georgia Preschool Association, for teaching Phonemic Awareness (also called Pre-Phonics) to children.Our free and printable materials are designed to promote learning in the classroom and also at home. The site's features include:
•  A Curriculum covering the full range of Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
•  Classroom-tested Lessons based on the latest research, complete with “how-to” videos
•  Printable picture cards, word lists, and game boards
•  Teaching Tips for tailoring games to the specific needs of your students'

2- Noodle

‘Noodle is an education website helping parents and students make better decisions about learning. Using our interactive search tools, families can find the right preschool, college, tutor, or any other learning resource. In addition, they can read expert-authored articles, ask questions and get answers from some of the leading minds in education, and connect with others in their communities.’

3- Quizalize

‘Quizalize lets you engage your class and deliver instant assessments for personalised learning on any computer, tablet or smartphone. It helps you quickly identify the strengths, weaknesses and learning gaps of individual students and intervene in real-time to give one-on-one help in the classroom. You can create your own assessments with our super fast quiz creator in 60 seconds, use one that a colleague has shared with you or pick one from our growing library of public curriculum based quizzes.’


‘SOLVY is your personal guide to real-life math. It helps users discover the power of math as a tool for solving real-world problems.’

5- Image After

‘Image After is a large online free photo collection. You can download and use any image or texture from our site and use it in your own work, either personal or commercial.’

6- Photos for Class
Photos for Class is a platform that provides a wide variety of images that are available to be used in the classroom and for educational purposes. Downloaded images automatically cite the author and the image license terms.