Bring Your Own Device

Below are a list of resources that you can use with your students who bring their own device to school. 

Animoto -create stunning presentations incorporating images, video clips, music and text.

Create-a Graph - students can create a bar, line, area, pie, or coordinate graph online via this Web 2.0 site. Students can create these graphs on their phones as well.

Evernote - remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you use.

Google Earth - Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite.

Google Maps - view maps and get directions.

KidBlog - safe and simple blogs for your students. The teacher creates the class, adds students,  and controls the comments that are posted by students.

Lino - a Web 2.0 bulletin board where you can post notes, pictures, and videos. You can create different boards and share boards with other users. maintain your board on a computer or an app for an iPad, iPhone, or android.

PollEverywhere - Create online polls that students can participate in using their own devices. Responses can be given via text or through the Internet.

Socrative - Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.

StudyBlue - Teachers and/or students can create their own flash cards via the website or the device app to study vocabulary and terms.

TodaysMeet - Create a classroom back channel (chat) where students can post questions as they think of them during a lesson. Or, use this for students to participate in a class discussion.

Wordnik - a dictionary that gives definitions from multiple sources. for many of the words, there are also pictures to give visual meaning as well.