Collaborative Resource Page
This app for the iPad allows students and teachers to collaborate on lessons both in and outside of the classroom. Questions can be posted to specific classrooms set up in the app, and students can add their thoughts, answers, and thinking to the whiteboard.
An iPad app that allows students to collaborate on projects using a styles or their finger on screen.
Provides an essentially blank canvas for students to create and design collaborative projects. Great for brainstorming.
This online collaboration tool allows educators to create a "room" in which students can share ideas, answers, and thoughts to lectures and lessons. Educators can view student responses in real time for evidence of learning.
Allows you to create and share conversations on documents, diagrams, videos, pictures or almost anything. This facilitates collaborative student discussion and work.
Formative Assessment Tools
A game-based classroom response system, where teachers can create quizzes to activate prior knowledge before a lesson and as a formative assessment during.
Allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Perfect for the one-device classroom.
A virtual cork board of sticky notes so students can provide questions or comments on their learning. These can be used like exit tickets or during the course of a lesson
Teachers can create a feedback poll or ask questions. Students respond in various ways and teachers see the results in real time. With open-ended questions, you can capture data and spin up tag clouds to aggregate response.
Engaging exercises and games that engage students using smartphones, laptops and tablets.
A mind mapping tool designed to understand student thinking.
Tools to Transform your lessons
This tool is nice in that you can not only gather evidence of student learning like an all student response system but you can also create differentiated lessons based on the data you collected. The basic version (30 students or less) is free.
Plan and build interactive presentations that students can participate via their smart device. Limited free usage and it offers unique question types.
You can create QR for linking students to examples of quality work, whether it's PowerPoint or slideshare for a class presentation, or people speaking a foreign language specific to your current lesson.
Generates tag clouds from any entered text to help aggregate responses and facilitate discussion.