Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference 2014

Organize Your Classroom with Digital Tools



Kimberly Tohill
Monday, February 10
10:30am-11:30am
Tea House - Hotel Hershey

Link to Prezi



Social Bookmarking Sites

Diigo - http://www.diigo.com
Bookmark and share resources; highlight and annotate webpages; automatically archives the page you boomark to avoid broken links
iOS & Android App; browser buttons
Free educator upgrade! create student accounts for an entire class (no email required), reduced ads, more premium features

Folkd - http://www.folkd.com
Site for bookmarking and sharing resources; allows "upvoting" of links; free account has ads
Browser buttons/extension (no apps)

Scoop.It - http://www.scoop.it/
Curate content and add your own personal spin; with a free account, you can connect 2 social networks and create 2 "topics"
iOS & Android App


Social Bulletin Boards

Educlipper - https://www.educlipper.net
Explore, share, and contribute educational content! Free teacher and student accounts

Learn.Ist - http://learn.ist
Collaborate with experts on topics that interest you; ask questions & share "learn boards" with others

Pinterest
- https://www.pinterest.com
"Collect and organize the things you love"; connect with Facebook and follow your friends
Pin button for browser


Student and Teacher e-Portfolios

e-Folio PA - http://www.efoliopa.com
Customized, web-based electronic portfolios for all PA residents and students


Live Binders -
http://www.livebinders.com
A virtual 3 ring binder that stores all sorts of information and can be integrated with Google Drive, Prezi, Slideshare, etc.

Weebly - http://www.weebly.com
Create websites from templates that are also optimized for mobiles and tablets; free basic account
iOS & Android Apps


Cloud Storage, Sharing, & Collaboration

CloudOn - http://site.cloudon.com
More versatility across devices; connects all files stored in your other cloud accounts
iOS & Android Apps

Dropbox
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http://www.dropbox.com
File storage and sharing; 2 GB free + more for sharing with friends
iOS, Android, Blackberry, & Kindle Apps

Google Drive - http://drive.google.com
File storage & sharing; creation of content and collaboration; 15 GB free
iOS & Android Apps

Microsoft SkyDrive - https://skydrive.live.com
Microsoft Office Apps in the cloud; 7 GB storage
iOS, Android, and Windows Apps

Prezi - http://www.prezi.com
Presentation creation, collaboration, and sharing


Connected Classrooms

Google Hangout Virtual Field Trips - http://connectedclassrooms.withgoogle.com
Go on virtual field trips through a Google Hangout or watch videos of previous field trips

WikiBrains - http://wikibrains.com
The search engine for connections


Resources for Further Exploration

Edudemic - http://www.edudemic.com/50-education-technology-tools-every-teacher-should-know-about/

50 Educational Technology Resources Every Teacher Should Know About

Eductecher - http://www.edutecher.net
Links to thousands of web tools and their uses for the classroom
iPhone & Android App

Purdue University Information Technology
- http://www.itap.purdue.edu/learning/innovate/organize.html
Organizing with Digital Tools

Rasmussen College
http://www.rasmussen.edu/student-life/blogs/main/100-apps-for-teachers/
100 Apps for Tech Savvy Teachers

Teach Thought - http://www.teachthought.com/technology/25-teaching-tools-to-organize-innovate-manage-your-classroom/
25 Teaching Tools for the Digital Classroom

Web 2.0 Cool Tools For Schools - http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/Home
Wikispace dedicated to Web 2.0 tools for schools




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