Free Learning Tools


Adobe Spark Page

Description:
Create multimedia web page

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


Adobe Spark Page

Description:
Create photos/posters with a message

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset



Adobe Spark Video

Description:
Create multimedia videos


Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual devices an asset


Animaker

URL of Resource:
https://www.animaker.com/

Description:
Create studio like animated videos.


Aurasma

URL of Resource:
https://www.aurasma.com/

Description:
Create augmented reality resources 

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Tablet or smart phone to view. Laptop or PC to create


Blendspace (TES Teach)

Description:
Create & find free multimedia lessons (by combining different resources)

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


Bubbl[dot]us

URL of Resource:
https://bubbl.us/

Description:
Online tool for mind maps and brain-storming activities

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual devices an asset


Canva

URL of Resource:
https://www.canva.com

Description:
Creation of infographics

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


Co Spaces Edu

URL of Resource:
https://cospaces.io/edu/

Description:
CoSpaces Edu allows teachers to provide students with all the tools they need to create, code and explore their own virtual worlds, even in VR. The simple and easy to use platform can be operated across all devices, whether that’s the browser on your desktop or Chromebook, or through the companion app for tablets and smartphones.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Individual devices an asset


Edpuzzle

URL of Resource:
https://edpuzzle.com/

Description:
Edpuzzle allows you to turn videos into a quick assessment. Choose a video on YouTube, Khan Academy, Crash Course, or upload your own. Trim the video, insert a quiz anywhere and track your students progress. 

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Freemium, basic account is free, additional features available with paid accounts.


Edublogs

URL of Resource:
https://edublogs.org/

Description:
Free blogs for educational use where teachers and students can discuss any topic


Educaplay

URL of Resource:
https://www.educaplay.com/

Description:
Create and find educational activities, manage groups, export your resources and use it in any device.


Edulastic

URL of Resource:
https://edulastic.com/

Description:
Edulastic is a complete assessment dashboard. Teachers can create and track assessments, and even align with CCSS. They also offer a district wide-platform for sharing district-wide assessments.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
 Free for teachers, district-sharing requires a paid license.


Flipgrid

URL of Resource:
https://flipgrid.com/

Description:
Flipgrid is a video discussion platform, that allows students to respond to questions, topics, and reflect using video. Students can also respond to each other, leave comments, and more.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Free.  Individual devices with a camera


Formative

URL of Resource:
https://goformative.com/

Description:
Formative is a free online assessment tool that is very robust. Formative allows teachers to choose pre-made assessments and edit to fit your needs, create your own from scratch, or even upload a PDF or doc to create. They also offer some fantastic data that you can track and intervene when needed.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
FREE and integrates with Google Classroom!


Gimkit

URL of Resource:
https://www.gimkit.com/

Description:
Some have said that Gimkit is Kahoot on steroids. Gimkit is another fast-paced quiz game, but with an extra element. Student earn in-game cash to spend on game upgrades

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Individual devices needed


GoNoodle

URL of Resource:
https://www.gonoodle.com/

Description:
Get kids moving with short interactive activities. Desk-side movement helps kids achieve more by keeping them engaged and motivated throughout the day.  (More suitable for younger students)


Google Forms

URL of Resource:
Through gmail account

Description:
Online surveys & quizzes

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Ideal for work involving questionnaires or surveys.


Google Forms

Description:
Google forms is a survey and quiz tool that is very easy to use. You can feed your form or quiz data into a Google Sheet for analysis and evaluation. Both Google Forms and Sheets also have many “add-ons” that give users even more capabilities that can power your formative assessments.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Free


Insert Learning

URL of Resource:
https://insertlearning.com/

Description:
InsertLearning is a Chrome extension that lets you turn any webpage into an interactive lesson. InsertLearning has this fantastic toolbar that will allow you to highlight text, add sticky notes, insert questions, videos, or even a discussion all inside the webpage!

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Freemium – first 5 lessons free


Kahoot!

URL of Resource:
https://kahoot.com/

Description:
Free game-based learning platform. Activities include quizzes and surveys.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


LearningApps

URL of Resource:
https://learningapps.org/

Description:
Collection of Web 2.0 activities that can be used in class

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO / IWB.  Individual devices an asset


Locatify

URL of Resource:
https://locatify.com/

Description:
Create your own location aware apps, audio guides & treasure hunt games for indoor & outdoor events

Minimum hardware Requirement:
Individual or group devices with data connection.


Mentimeter

URL of Resource:
https://www.mentimeter.com/

Description:
An interaction tool that can be used to have students actively participate in your lessons. It allows students to anonymously give their opinions on questions (in forms such as multiple-choice, open-ended or scales) that you can prepare in advance.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Free Version. AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset.


Microsoft Forms

URL of Resource:
Through iLearn Office 365 account

Description:
Online surveys & quizzes

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Ideal for work involving questionnaires or surveys.


Microsoft Stream

URL of Resource:
Through ilearn Office 365 account

Description:
Create your own channel for video resources to then share with students


Microsoft Sway

URL of Resource:
Through iLearn Office 365 account

Description:
It combines text and media to create a presentable website.


MindMup 2

URL of Resource:
https://www.mindmup.com/

Desription:
Brainstorm, create presentations and document outlines with mind maps, and publish your ideas online and to social networks

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual devices an asset


Padlet

Description:
Create & collaborate ideas on a topic. e.g.


Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


Plickers

URL of Resource:
https://www.plickers.com/

Description:
Online quizes that allows collection of real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Printed QR-code sheets for each student.  A data-enabled mobile (or wifi connected)


Poll Everywhere

Description:
Poll Everywhere is a live audience polling tool that integrates into your presentation. You can ask questions during your lessons, see live data, and reports. 

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Freemium, free accounts are limited to 25 responses per poll.


Powtoon

URL of Resource:
https://www.powtoon.com/

Description:
Create animated videos

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.


Prezi

URL of Resource:
https://prezi.com/

Description:
Web-based presentation software

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.


ProProfs Quiz maker

Description:
Create online exams, and online testing (limited account)


Quizizz

URL of Resource:
https://quizizz.com

Description:
Fun Multiplayer Classroom Quizzes

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


Quizlet

URL of Resource:
https://quizlet.com/

Description:
Create or use existing study sets through flashcards or games

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual devices an asset


Seesaw

URL of Resource:
https://web.seesaw.me/

Description:
Seesaw is a digital portfolio and communication tool that many teachers love! Seesaw works on any device shared or 1:1. Free for teachers. Teachers create activities for students. Students draw, take pictures and video, and capture their learning in their portfolio. Parents can view their students work and leave comments. 

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Freemium, some features are free.


Sketch Nation App

Description:
Create and play educational video games (younger students)

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual or group devices an asset.


Skype in the Classroom

Description:
A platform that facilitates Skype meetings such as inviting expert guest speakers into classroom, engaging students in Mystery Skype adventures, and discovering far-away locations with virtual field trips.


Spiral ac

URL of Resource:
https://spiral.ac/

Description:
Collaborate & Discuss through a number of tools

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual devices needed


TinyTap

URL of Resource:
http://www.tinytap.it/

Description:
Create interactive lessons, quizzes and games

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB. Individual devices an asset


TodaysMeet

URL of Resource:
https://todaysmeet.com/

Description:
Create chatrooms for discussions

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Individual devices.


Toontastic 3D

Description:
Draw, animate, and narrate stories, science reports, etc

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Individual devices an asset.  Works only on mobile devices


Trello

URL of Resource:
https://trello.com/

Description:
A collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what’s being worked on, who’s working on what, and where something is in a process

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
AIO/IWB.  Individual or group devices an asset.  Or access from home


Vocaroo

URL of Resource:
https://vocaroo.com

Description:
Online voice recorder

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Microphone


Voki

URL of Resource:
http://www.voki.com/

Description:
Allows users to create their very own, customisable, talking character.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Languages.  Presentations.


what3words

URL of Resource:
https://map.what3words.com/

Description:
It provides a precise and incredibly simple way to talk about location. The world is divided into a grid of 3m x 3m squares and each square is assigned a unique 3 word address.

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
Individual or group devices.


Wideo

URL of Resource:
https://wideo.co/

Description:
Create compelling animated videos and presentations that engage

Minimum Hardware Requirement:
No free version