Bring Your Own Device

Below are a list of resources that you can use with your students who bring their own device to school. You can also visit Learnist to see additional resources.

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.

Genius Scan - turns your device into a pocket scanner. It enables you to quickly scan documents on the go and email the scans as JPEG or PDF. This App can be used on any smart device.

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.