Secondary (9-12)

Tinkercad

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Students can design their own 3D objects in this web-based app. There is no need to no CAD to create your own objects for 3D printing. For grades 9 and up.

Hopscotch

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With the Hopscotch iOS app, coding is made easier. No typing or tricky syntax. Just drag blocks of code with your finger and play with what you make instantly. Also, users can make many things like their own games such as a new version of Geometry Dash, or a journey to outer space, create digital art. The possibilities are limitless. For grades 6 and up.

Instructables

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From science experiments to Oregon Trail quilts, this web-based software and app offers instructions for more than 100,000 DIY projects. Looking for a classroom maker project? You’ll find it here. Did your students create something awesome? Encourage them to upload their instructions and share their ideas.  For all grade levels.

Duolingo

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Duolingo is a web-based program also available as an IOS app that teaches languages through mini-lessons designed to motivate students to grow through races and earning points for correct answers. What is nice about this program is that the base language can be changed from English to another such as Spanish to teach English. For all grade levels.

Ted-Ed

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Ted-Ed provides a library of lessons built around videos from the Ted-Ed library or other sites such as YouTube. There are two kinds of lessons: one is a result of expert educators collaborting with screenwriters and animators and the second is lessons crafted by users who uploaded videos from YouTube and built lessons around them. Videos are formated to be stopped and questions, discussion topics, or other materials may be added, creating a lesson built around the content of the video. For all grade levels.

Haiku Deck

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Haiku Deck is a web-based software and app that puts a new spin on presentation software, allowing the user to tell a story or a poem in a simple, beautiful, and visual way. For all grade levels.

Babbel

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Babbel is a web-based language learning program that will assess your language level and then based on the results, take you through lessons to improve your understanding of a language, and it's free. The premium level provides more but the free version still serves as a good refresher or study guide. There are also apps for iPhones, iPads, and Androids. For all grade levels.

SpicyNodes

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SpicyNodes is a web-based tool that promotes understanding in a logical, visual way through interactive, 21st Century graphic organizers. Begin with an outline of information with images, website links, etc. and allow SpicyNodes to create an interactive map of that information. For all grade levels.

Shmoop

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Shmoop is a literary site flush with study guides and more, written and managed by graduate level English students whose focus is making core curriculum available to all learning levels with a comical flair. For all grade levels.

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