Best Educational Web Tools for This Week

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January 18, 2014

Here is this week's round-up of some of the best educational web tools out there. This list features a mixture of web tools that students and teachers can use to make stuff. Check out the titles included and as always share with us what you think of them . Enjoy

Tell About This

 Ignite your students' creativity with photo prompts + open-ended questions in this iPad app. Record their stories as videos they can share.

Publish beautifully-formatted essays, poems, novels, notes, and other literary work with this mobile and web app.

Teach basic programming skills using the popular JavaScript programming language. Appropriate for preteens and younger, with some help.

Create professional games using this Mac and Windows desktop program. Caters to both entry-level and experienced programmers.

Visualize a topic using this iPad app for mind maps and diagrams. Its user-friendly design makes it suitable even for primary school students.

Sync music videos with tablature (or "tabs" for short) to enhance your music lessons with the original recordings. Like magic!

Digital Storytelling 
A list of technology resource teacher Nick Purdue's favorite digital storytelling apps and websites.
A list of art teacher Lynn Horne's favorite apps to use when teaching and working with students in art.

Mike Lee, Co-founder of edshelf