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Tech Tools for Engagement

Instructional Tools


Web Tools: Backchannel Chat, Chatzy, YoTeach


Web Tools: Dot Storming, NearPod, Padlet, Lino, ClassFlow, Twiddla, VoiceThread, Edmodo, Seesaw, ePals, turnitin, GooseChase, AwwApp, OneNote, Buncee, Flipgrid, WeVideo, PearDeck, Jamboard,

Apple App: Skitch, SWAY, Slack, Voxer, Fakebook, LucidPress

Web Organizers

Web Tools: Symbaloo, diigo, Delicious, Wakelet

Capture Tools

Web Tools: PlayPosit, EdPuzzle, Educreations, Screencast-O-Matic, EZVid, Windows Snip, Jing, SafeShare.TV, SmallPDF, Office Lens, iorad, Pure View

Chrome Apps/Ext: Screencastify, Turn Off the Lights, Screenshot, Full Page Screen Capture, Nimbus, PrintFriendly, Loom 

Mac Users: QuickTime Player, iMovie (built in), Doceri, Camtasia

Windows: Snipping Tool, Snip and Sketch, Camtasia, Windows 10 Ink Workspace


Web Tools: Buncee, My Storybook, Story Jumper, Little Bird Tales, StoryBird, Voki, Storyboard That,
Adobe Spark, Aurasma, Hemingway App, Thirty Hands, Quozio, Piclits, MySimpleShow,
MakeBeliefsComix, inklewriter, Piktochart, Powtoon, Storylineonline, Biteable, 30 Hands,
Animated Story Maker, CoSpaces, PicLit, SWAY, Quiver Vision (AR), Book Creator, Wixie,
Adobe Spark, Sutori,StoryCorps, Microsoft Photo Story 3, Book Creator 

iOS App: Chatterpix, Princess Fairy Tale Maker, S Hero Comic Maker, Toontastic, Draw & Tell, Shadow Puppet Edu MakeBeliefsComix , Adobe Spark, Mematic 

Chrome Apps: VoiceThread, Glogster EDU, Little Bird Tales, Powtoons, Announcify 

Word Clouds

Generators: AnswerGarden, Wordle, WordItOut, Wordsift, ABCya, Tagxedo, Mentimeter, WordArt, Poll Everywhere, Word Cloud Generator

Safe Search Engines

Web Tools: Kidùdle, KidRex, DuckDuckGo, Google Scholar, Kidsclick,, ViewPure, PebbleGo, Sweet Search

Accessibility Tools

Read and Write (Extension for Google Chrome), VoiceNote

Office 365 Tools: Office 365 Accessibility Checker, Immersive Reader; 

Apps: Prizmo app, Office Lens, Snaptype 

Writing Tools

Web Tools: Write  About, Plumbago, Studyblue, The Most  Dangerous Writing App, Inklewriter, Twine Weebly for Education, Grammarly, Lucid Chart, WPP, popplet, NoRedInk,,, Coggle, Citelighter, WriteReader, Evernote, Read&Write 

Math Tools

Web Tools: Phet Simulations, Desmos, symbolab, Geogebra, IXL, Prodigy, Khan Academy, Study Buddy, Kutasoftware,, CueThink, I Know It , Illustrated Math Dictionary, Photomath,
Problem Attic, Custom Receipt Maker, Mathway, Money Instructor, TenMarks, ABCMouse,, Open Up Resources (free) Zearn, Learn Zillion, Freckle, ABCya!

Chrome: Equatio, Crop Sheet, mathantics

iOS App: Photomath

Social Studies & Science

Web Tools: Big History Project, Kialo, Zygote (Body), Constitute, PBS Learning Media, Study Jams, Newsela, Learn Genetics, g2conline,, SOLPass, ESRI GeoInquiries, HHMI Biointeractive, TedED, Library of Congress, Discovery Education, GPB Chemistry, science simulations

iOS App: ChemPro, Interactive Simulations, National Geographic Education, Global Trek, Molecular Workbench, ABC MOUSE, Concord Consortium- Stem Resource, Star Chart, Speedclock, Videophysics, Decibel X, Particle Zoo

STEM, Coding, etc.

Web Tools: CoSpaces,, Tynker, Tinkercad, Code Combat, Box Island, Blockly, KODU Game Lab, Ear Sketch Lightbot, Google C S First, Try Engineering, Teach Engineering, Engineering Classroom Resources, Engineering is Elementary, Design Squad, Engineering-Go For It, Code Academy, CodeHS, OzoBlockly, BrainPOP, Pivot Animator, robotvirtualworlds, Kodable, MIT App Inventor, CoderZ, BlocksCad, Scratch Jr., CodeSpark, SculptGL (Open Source MudBox equivalent), Hop Scotch

Music Tools

Web Tools: Chrome Music Lab, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Audacity, SmartMusic, Auralia, yousician, Noteflight,, dancingline, (website good for ELLs or studying foreign language with popular music & cloze activities at varying levels of difficulty), List of Chromebook Resources for Music, Incredibox, Soundtrap,,

iOS Apps:, Oratio’s Flute, Garageband, Fingerings, Notenames+, RhythmTaps, Monkey Tones, Bandmate Chromatic Tuner, Staff Wars, youtube audio editor, Singing Fingers, Toca Band

Art Tools

Web Tools: Artsonia, Google Arts and Culture, Quickdraw, AutoDraw

iOS App: Adobe Draw  


Web Tools: MyFitnessPal, Sworkit, LoseIt!, YogaStudio, Strava, NourishInteractive, HeadSpace

iOSApps: Relax, Tabata Timer

Typing Tools

Web Tools:, BBC Dance Mat Typing, FreeTyping, Typing Club, Type to Learn, 10fastfingers, Typing Agent, Nitro Type, Keyboard Climbing

Digital Content

Open Education Resources (OER) / Digital Content

Open Content: OER Commons, Engage NY, OpenStax (HS), Gooru, Edmodo Spotlight, Curriki, ISLE, CK-12, Other OER Providers,, OpenUp Resources, OpenEd, smartexchange, Achieve the Core SFUSD math curriculum

Explore Locations

Web Tools: 360 Cities, Google Earth, GeoGuessr, Google Lit Trips, NASA Mars, TourBuilder, GapMinder, Dollar Street (using photos as data); Google Lit Trips, Mars Trek Weekly Map, Google My Maps (create interactive maps), Thinglink, Google Tour Creator, GeoGuesser

Assessment Tools


Web Tools: Kahoot, Google Forms, Quiz Socket, Socrative, Mentimeter, Poll Everywhere, GoSoapBox, Popplet, Quizizz, Plickers, Nearpod, activelylearn, quizlet, Classkick, ZipGrade, QuickKey, Padlet, Recap, Pear Deck, Quizstar, Formative, Flippity, thatquiz, Schoology,, ibrainstorm, goformative, e, Edulastic,, DuckSoup, Oodlu, Problem Attic, Flipgrid, Playposit, Microsoft Forms, Gimkit, Baamboozle

iOS Apps: Pick Me ($1.99) Welcome to GLT

Chrome Apps: Quizlet, EdPuzzle, EduCannon, Flubaroo, Goobric, DocentEDU, Digital Readworks, Doctopus, EquatIO, Rubistar, Insert Learning

Efficiency and Management

URL Shorteners

Web Tools:, tinyURL,, LIST, Google Tone, OneTab, Symbaloo, YellKey, shoutkey 

Chrome Extension: Crafty Text,


Web Tools: Timer-Tab, Classroom Timers, Online StopWatch, TickTockTimer, Google Timer, 30/30, Egg Timer, YouTube, Classroomscreen,

QR Code Makers

Web Tools: ClassTools, QRsnipp, QR Stuff, The QR Generator, QRVoice, Vocaroo

Chrome Apps: QR Code Monkey, ScanQR, QR Code Generator by Unitag, Google Tone

Chrome Extension: Google Shortener QR Code Generator

Classroom Management 

Web Tools: Bouncy Balls, Too Noisy Pro, Automated Missing Work Slips, Kagan Timer, Class Dojo, Classroom Screen, Showbie, incredibox, Schoology, Classcraft

iOS App: Classroom, Timer Tools

Communication Tools

Stock Images (Royalty Free)

Web Tools: The Stocks, Noun Project, All the Free Stock, NASA, Pexels, Designers Pics, Splashbase, Startup Stock Photos, Jay Mantiri, Unsplash, Photos For Class, Pond5 Historic Media, CC Search, Pixabay, Open Clip Art, PhotoPi, Diverse Images via All4Ed, Autodraw, Emojipedia, MorgueFile, MyCuteGraphics, Pics4Learning 

Video/ Capture Tools

Web Tools: Google Hangouts, Skype, Join.Me, Screencast-O-Matic, Green Screen by Do Ink EdPuzzle, Live Events - YouTube, 123Apps, Fusfoo, Clip Converter, SafeShareTV, KeepVid, SaveFrom, TubeChop, HiHaHo, Screencastify, pics4learning, WeVideo, Flipgrid, HippoVideo, Adobe Spark, Classhook,, ClipChamp,

iOS App: Clips App, Reverse Vid, Teleprompt+ 3

Mobile Video Editing: Adobe Premiere Clip

Presentations / Communication

Web Tools: PDF Candy, Smore, Adobe Spark, Museum Box, PosterMyWall, Glogster, Canva, Prezi, Thinglink, Pixlr, ThirtyHands, DocentEDU, Newsela, Sway; Hootsuite, Bloomz, Remind, Noisli, Puppet Edu, Immersive Reader, ClassDojo, Common Lit, Google Sites, Nearpod, Classtag, Visme, ReadWriteThink, Piktochart, Smugmug, Sway, Venngage 

Blogs: Blogger, EduBlogs, KidBlogs, Showbie, Weebly for Education
Chrome Ext: OneTab, Tab Resize, Color Picker, Floorplanner, Emaze, Talking Web, Beeline reader, Audacity, Pandora Chrome Extension, AT Bar


Web Tools: Calendly, Google Calendar, You Can Book Me, Teamup, One Calendar, Sign Up Genius

Classroom Design

Tools: Classroom Architect, Val Room Designer, Scholastic’s Class Setup, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Google Drawings, Floorplanner, BlockPosters.comPrism 

Photo Editing / Graphics

Web Tools:, BeFunky, PicMonkey, Pic Collage, Toolwiz Photos, SumoPaint, Canva, Gimp, Red Stamp, eyedropper color picker, Polarr, PixlrX and Editor

iOS Apps: Chatterpix, Pixlr, Adobe Mobile Apps, Pixlr, Photo Collage, Flipbook!



Web Tools: Noisli, Instructables, QuiverVision (coloring packs turn into 3D images), Bitmoji (create avatar to add to presentations), Emojpedia, Google Keep (organizational note taking, to do list), Atmosphir (gaming for education), Microsoft Office for Ed (Free), Library of Congress ebooks and microfilms; HPReveal/Aurasma to create/view AR content (iOS & Android), (crowdsourcing interpretation for reading strategies), Simitator (fake Tweet generator), Pushbullet, Cozi (Journal options, calendar, shopping lists, birthday calendars, recipe storage), Epic!, Telly Prompt (Google Chrome App), FloorPlanner (online home design tool), HomeByMe (floor planner designer), Notability (note taking app for mac/ios), Rezzly (Tool for Gamification of curriculum), JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy, Livebinders (online ebinders)

Chrome Ext: Extensity

Chrome Ext: Move it

Digital Citizenship Content / Resources

Digital Citizenship #DigCit

Web Tools: BrainPop, Netsmartz, TeachInCeTRL, Common Sense Education, Creative Commons, NearPod, FBI Cyber Safety, Khan Academy, Checkology, Newseum, Be Internet Awesome,, Easybib