Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference 2014

Organize Your Classroom with Digital Tools

Kimberly Tohill
Monday, February 10
Tea House - Hotel Hershey

Link to Prezi

Social Bookmarking Sites

Diigo -
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 -
Site for bookmarking and sharing resources; allows "upvoting" of links; free account has ads
Browser buttons/extension (no apps)

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 -
Explore, share, and contribute educational content! Free teacher and student accounts

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

"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 -
Customized, web-based electronic portfolios for all PA residents and students

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

Weebly -
Create websites from templates that are also optimized for mobiles and tablets; free basic account
iOS & Android Apps

Cloud Storage, Sharing, & Collaboration

CloudOn -
More versatility across devices; connects all files stored in your other cloud accounts
iOS & Android Apps

File storage and sharing; 2 GB free + more for sharing with friends
iOS, Android, Blackberry, & Kindle Apps

Google Drive -
File storage & sharing; creation of content and collaboration; 15 GB free
iOS & Android Apps

Microsoft SkyDrive -
Microsoft Office Apps in the cloud; 7 GB storage
iOS, Android, and Windows Apps

Prezi -
Presentation creation, collaboration, and sharing

Connected Classrooms

Google Hangout Virtual Field Trips -
Go on virtual field trips through a Google Hangout or watch videos of previous field trips

WikiBrains -
The search engine for connections

Resources for Further Exploration

Edudemic -

50 Educational Technology Resources Every Teacher Should Know About

Eductecher -
Links to thousands of web tools and their uses for the classroom
iPhone & Android App

Purdue University Information Technology
Organizing with Digital Tools

Rasmussen College
100 Apps for Tech Savvy Teachers

Teach Thought -
25 Teaching Tools for the Digital Classroom

Web 2.0 Cool Tools For Schools -
Wikispace dedicated to Web 2.0 tools for schools