Primary (K-5)

Speakit!

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Speakit! is a Chrome Extension App that can be found in the Chrome App Store that allows users to have text on a web page read to them. By selecting the feature under Chrome settings, users can also use Speakit! to create text from speech. For all grade levels.

GeoGebra

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GeoGebra is a handy, interactive application designed for students, primary to the collegiate level. Users can engage and blend geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics, and calculus. GeoGebra offers an authoring tool to create interactive learning materials/lessons in the format of a webpage as well as many downloadable free resources. Also, it has apps for iOS and Android devices. For all grade levels. 

Flubaroo

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Flubaroo is an Add-on that makes responses to Google Forms in Sheets gradeable. Teachers can quickly analyze the data with the formatted results that shows question averages, classroom averages alongside student averages. 

Vocaroo

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Vocaroo is a voice recording site that is simple, free, and easy. One warning though; it's still in beta testing mode, so you may not want to use it for an major class project, only for simple informal formative assessments.

GoFormative

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GoFormative is a free web-based resource that is a variation of a Learning Management System (LMS) focused primarily on formative assessments, informal or formal. Teachers may load their assignments and give students codes to get in (no email address required) where they can complete the assignment. Teachers can see student work in real-time and respond and grade it from in Formative.

Flippity

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Flippity is a conversion tool that allows users to take Google Sheets and turn them into flashcards, a random name picker, a Jeopardy-like trivia quiz review, a progess tracker, and more. This tool would be great for students to collaborate on in pairs or teams and provides cool features like the ability to embed videos or insert images in the flashcards/quizzes.  For all grade levels. 

Using Flubaroo Add-on with New Forms

This screencast will walk you through how to grade student quizzes in the new Google Forms using the Add-on Flubaroo

New Google Forms

This video walk-through will show you how to use the new Google Forms & show you some ideas for classroom applications.

 

ClassCraft

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ClassCraft is a Learning Management System (LMS) that is modeled on the kid popular Minecraft where role playing fosters effective student collaboration when students gain points for helping each other and for improved behavior. Parents have the ability to be connected and provide support from home as well through awarding points for work done at home. Some features are paid such as some of the interactive gamified features, but the basic free version is worth exploring. For all grade levels.

GoNoodle

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GoNoodle provides easy brainbreak, physical activities--the teacher chooses stimulating or relaxing-- that can be implemented in 2-3 minutes in a classroom setting. While user friendly for teachers, it is visually pleasing and stimulating for students, helping them bring their focus back to the lessons on hand. 

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