Innovative Technology is a great resource as long as it is driven by your instruction and not used to drive your instruction. Remember, plan your lessons first and then select those technologies that help your students understand the content.


Feeling brave?

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(click on the technology name or picture to learn more about it!)

  • Voki


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    (create an avatar that gives directions to your students)

  • Kizoa

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(use to create collages or slideshows)



Click here to see EXAMPLES OF FLIPPED CLASSROOMS!

Click here to see a 4th grade Math example of a flipped classroom!
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    (teach lessons, video them, and allow students to watch them at home...review during class the next day)
  • Little Bird Tales


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    (upload students' artwork and let them add their voice or text for a digital book)
  • Audacity


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    (teachers and students can create podcasts)
  • Wordpress
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(create free classroom blogs)
  • Gaming in the classroom



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    (use video games (like Angry Birds© and other apps) to help teach concepts--a concept so new that only articles exist)
  • Easel.ly


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    (teacher and students can create visual graphics and embed videos for presentations)
  • iMovie Moviemaker


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    (students can create movies and commercials)
  • Teacherweb.com


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    (this site can be used to create an interactive web page that includes a blog, photos, email, etc.--cost is $40 per year)

Did you enjoy Jeopardy©? Go to this link to create your own class jeopardy game or browse games that have already been created at https://jeopardylabs.com

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