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NewsletterLucidPress
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Microsoft Sway
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Data Visualization/
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PiktochartCreate data visualizations as well as other really nice and simple infographics, presentations, and printables.OnlineEmail, Google or FB possibleFree for individual basic, $120 for 4 months on Classroom Pro (30 students)3/4+Pretty easy to use, templates or freestyle, professional results.Few free templates
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Easel.lyCreate beautiful charts, tables, infographics easily using remade templates.OnlineEmail, Facebook, GoogleFree, has pro pricing ($3 a month)3/4+Can re-purpose others' work as templates, simple interfaceNo classroom option, though there's some kind of discount buried in there for teachers/schools
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CanvaEasily create beautiful designs + documents. Use Canva's drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts to design consistently stunning graphics.Platform agnostic13+ to have account, individual login requiredFree unless you choose designs that cost (usually $1 per design feature), there is a Canva for Work $12.95 per user per month and Canva for Education that is GAFE integrated7-12, Teacher, or use GAFEEasy to use, looks professional, downloads easily, editable, great search features, works on marketplace or creative commons licensing13+ to have individual account
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PlotlyCreate powerful representations of data. Charts, presentations, and dashboards.OnlineIndividual login required, email, FB, Twitter, GitHub, Google+$0, but freemium9+
Student version specifically says it's for undergraduates.
Powerful visualsLooks fairly complex, no teacher/classroom accounts, no interactivity in the visuals in the free version.
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AssessmentSocrativeFormative assessment tool. Ts create quiz. Self paced for Ss OR Teacher paced. Easy to share content. Immediate feedback.online/app Apple, Chrome store, Google Play, AmazonTs Sign in with Google or create your own. Ss log in using a "Room #"Free, has a paid Pro version ($29.99 per year)1-12No log in for Ss just add a Room #. Self paced for Ss OR Teacher paced. On the fly question/poll. Can align quiz to a standard. 3 options for quiz format (quiz, space race, exit ticket.) Shuffle questions or answers. Show question feedback. Show final score. Export or save final data. Play as an Individual or in TEAMS!No video upload. Ss can't draw an answer. Must download data right away.
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Go FormativeFormative assessment tool that enables Ts to see all students responses at the same time. Ss can type, draw, or insert images. Web-basedGoogle+, Clever, or created log-in. Kids can use a code to access but then they need a guest log-in,Google+, or a log-in.Free. Contact them for school PD or district implementationGrades 3-12 (on Common Sense Review); K-12 (on EdSurge review)The ability to see each student's response & provide real-time feedabck. Can score while they're taking the test. Can draw, use images, or type. Can view responses as a summary (red, yellow, green) or by individual question.Has good how-to & resources for support.No collaboration options. Limited to YouTube videos (which kids often can't access). If kids don't log in w/Google, sign-up or log-in, they can't receive written feedback & scores.
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KahootFormative Assesment Tool, web-based, game-based. Several question types.Good data results.web-based, iOS app, Android AppTs can create an account using any email address. Ss connect via a codeFreeGrade 8-12Max users is 4,000 (needs excellent bandwidth). Works on any browser.Kahoots are engaging. Can be easily shared. Video and images can be added to a Kahoot. Results can be exported to Excel. Ts can create multiple-choice quizzes as well as discussions, surveys, and jumbles (students must place answers in the correct order)Noisy. Only has one option where the teacher controls the pacing. Questions do not appear on the screen. Data cannot be compared over time.
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QuizizzFormative Assessment Tool, web based, free, self paced. Several question types. Good data results. web based, iOS and Chrome Appcreate account or log in w/ google, students use codefree (for now)3-12can be assigned for homework. Can be teacher or self paced. Can upload images but not video. Good student feedback. No data tracking over time. integrates with Google Classroom. Can create Meme sets for feedback. No video upload. only images, limited question types (multiple choice and True/False)
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Gradecam
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Plickers
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Class Kick
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Review ToolsQuizlet
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StudyBlue
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Website CreationWeebly
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Jimdo
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Adobe Spark Pagean online page creator focusing on images, text and video
Content: Photo, Text, Button, Video, Photo Grid, Glideshow
tablet or webemail address
Google
Free13 years +dynamic, easy to usevideos can only be YouTube, Vimeo, or Spark Video
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Smore PagesFlyer creation softwareweb-basedemail or facebook
Student: First name and pin
free
upgrades available
Editing options, analytics, subscribers to your flyers, free classroom student accountslimited videos to YouTube, Vimeo, and Viddler
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Presentation ToolsEmazeDesign tool for presentation, websites, blogs, e-cards, and photo albumsWeb-based can be viewed on all devises but edited and created on desktop facebook Google or email address48 annually for studentsK-12 is listed, but it looks like a higher grade level is more practical Simple interface to build desired presentation, can be accessed across devises and platformsdependent on upgraded browser, may or may not be able to create on phones or tablets
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Haiku Deck
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Prezi
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Slideshare
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PowToonCreate Animated Videos & PresentationsBrowser basedGoogle, FB, LinkedIn, User CreatedFree, Pro - $19/mo, Business - $59/mo
Student - $2.99/mo, Classroom Basic - $8/mo, Classroom Elite - $16/mo
age 13+ for student creationSimple to use, alternate to slideshows, graphically pleasingmust be 13 or older to use
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Videoscribe“Create your own Stunning, high-definition, whiteboard-style animation videos with no design or technical know-how.”Installed applicationGoogle, FB, LinkedIn, User CreatedSparkol - $12/mo, $29/mo, or $665 one-time paymentteachers only
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Interactive PresentationsNearpod
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Pear Deck
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VersalCreate online course content; can be shared with other LMS like Blackboard or Google Classroomweb-basedEmail address
Google
15-day Free Trial;
$83/month individual
teacher creationvariety of contentexpensive
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Blendspace/ TES Teach
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BunceeBunceee is a creation and presentation tool.web-based and iOS appstudents use class code, teacher email login$10-20/monthelementarycost
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Thinglink
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Glogster
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Interactive VideosPlayPositCreate interactive videos with multiple choice questions embedded in videoWeb-basedOffice 365, Clever, Google, EdmodoFree: ability to embed multiple choice questions into the YouTube of your choosing, assign it to your students, and get a question-by-question breakdown of student performance. Premium version ($144/yr) includes worksheet printout, access to global data base, auto-graded fill in the blank, checkbox questions, advanced cropping, and website integration students can create bulbs.3-12Using Windows 10 and Chromebrowser, my video in the bulb designer was very choppy. Limited free features, especially the variety of questions available and the lack of access to database.
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EdPuzzleCreate interactive videos with multiple choice questions embedded in videoWeb-basedGoogle or EdModoFree2-12Google Classroom integration. On free version, you can add multiple choice, open-ended, and written or auditory teacher notes at selected places in video.
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TED Ed
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Polls and SurveysTypeformCreate surveys to collect information, insight, registrations, payments, knowledge, etc.Web-basedTeacher login: G+, f, in, or email
No login for those who take the surveys
Free, $30/m, or $59/mTeachers of all levelsVisual, unique design
Advertised as "a beautiful way to interact with humans" (rather than users)
One question at a time
Templates for a variety of surveys, registrations, quizzes, etc. OR design your own
Drag-and-drop building tools
Data & Metrics
Limitations to the basic free account - # of responses, # of forms, question types, field limits, some customization

Must "move" data/results...
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Google FormsGoogle's simple data collection tool. Integrates results directly into spreadsheet, docs, slides...Web + mobile?GmailFreeAllIF you are a GAFE dictrict - FREE, Simple, total integration with rest of G-suiteNot a flashy, cool as Type Form

Can't really do "Live" audience polling like Poll Everywhere (But, you can with new Google Slides featue, so...
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PolldaddyCreate widgets to conduct surveys, polls, quizzes, or ratings. Share widget with javascript embed, direct link, wordpress, or e-mail.App or web-basede-mail, wordpressFree, $200/year for a pro account; you can pay for extra features for $9-49/yearClose after a quota of responses is reached, media (PNG, JPEG, GIF, MP3, media link, embed code) can be added to poll responses. Results can be viewed by voter. You can moderate comments before they are public.

Al a Carte Pricing (pay for each feature you want)

Can make "web-widgets"
Many of the features are paid, for example: no custom message upon submission, cannot see individual responses,
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Poll EverywhereYou create the questions. Customize how the chart looks and how your audience can respond. Ask your question. Invite the audience to respond by visiting a webpage, texting, or tweeting. The chart changes as you watch. Download the reports. Analyze the results and share them with your team. Celebrate.any web-enabled deviceSID, or email address(K-12) FREE Basic, $50/year or "institutuion wide" for $1000/yearReal-time participation limited to roster, collaboration/team friendly, integrates with Google Slides, PowerPoint and KeynoteLimited responses per poll unless you buy the $1000/yr "institutuion wide" plan (whatever that means)

What can I do with this that I can't do with KaHoot... besides, embed the resutls in my slide show?
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Cloud StorageDropbox
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OneDrive
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Google Drive
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iCloud
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Storyboard CreatorsStoryboard That
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Pixton
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Language Arts/ Reading ToolsNewselaFreeEasy to change lexile score for the passage.
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LightSail
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CommonLit.orgA resource of fiction and nofiction readingsweb basedGoogle or user createdfree5-12Has informational text, poems, stories. Teachers make recommendations for the text and CommonLit adds the material, easily searchable based on standard, lexile level, grades, and themes
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Video ConferencingSkype
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Google Hangouts
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Math Tools and TutorialsDesmosGraph functions, plot data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more – for free! Web (multiple browsers) and Android and iOSNot Required to use graphing calculatorfreeSecondary schoolsprint, export or embed your graphSign in with only email or Google
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GeoGebraGeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that brings together geometry, algebra, spreadsheets, graphing, statistics and calculus in one easy-to-use package. Web (multiple browsers) and Android and iOS It does have a 3D graphing app that is only for AndroidNot Required to use graphing calculatorfreeSecondary schoolsSign in with email or Google or Office 365 or Facebook or more
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Khan Academy
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BetterExplainedMath lessons, both video and text with pictures, to help students learn math concepts independently or get caught up or review content.onlineno loginfree, CC4-12No login, free, focusses on Aha! math moments and ideas, not on rote memorization.No login to track learning progress. No obvious "learning tree" to help you know what to learn next.
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PatrickJMT
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Mathalicious
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Audio RecordingAudacityRecord or import AudioPCNo log inFree2+
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GaragebandMac
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Whiteboard and Screen RecordingExplain Everything
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Educreations
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ShowMe
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Camtasia
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Screencast-o-Matic
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QuickTime
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Screenflow
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Book CreatorsBook CreatorCreate ebooks on your desktop PC, laptop and tablet.iPad, Android, WindowsNo need to login on iPads* Free version
* iPad: $4.99
All* Easy to create, add images, drawing, text, sounds
* Views like real ebook with turning pages
* Read to me feature
* Export as ePub, PDF, or video
* Mobile device or Windows computer only
* Can't have multiple users on iPad
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Storybird
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Book Jumper
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Graphic Organizers/
Flow Charts
LucidChartCreate FlowchartsPC, Android, iOSyesFree version and paid versionsUpper elementary to high schooloffers some great templatesbig differences between the free and paid versions
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Google DrawingsYou can draw thingsGoogleyesFreeAll grade levels can participate with this- Use It for Collaborative Post-It Notes
- Create Your Own Graphic Organizers
- Design an Infographic
- Make Custom Graphics for Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides
- Screen Design with Wireframes
- Annotating Screenshots
- Image Editor
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