The largest education blogging platform on the web. It's easy, safe and packed with features. Video Intro Video Tutorials
Students can publish writing in a safe online environment. Teachers can monitor all activity within their classroom blogging community. Freemium- teachers can sign up for 30 day free trial then pay for additional features.
Back Channel Chats
Designed for backchannel classroom conversations among students about classroom content. Educators create a name for a virtual classroom and provide the URL for students to join and respond via 140 characters or less posts. Great way for students to post questions or comments about the lesson. Video Teacher Tutorial
Interactive White Boards
Online collaborative whiteboard service that allows students and teachers to share a whiteboard. Video Tutorial
Collaborative online whiteboard that allows you to add sticky notes, import graphics, and add content for collaboration and sharing of ideas. Templates are available for mind mapping, projects, venn diagram & more . Use Google E-mail to sign up. Teachers can apply for a free educator's license.
Grades: : 1-5
FREE and Great for younger students to learn how to share their thoughts and ideas about classroom work. Share news, photos, and videos. Create audio-over photo or text posts. Great for student portfolios too! Video Intro
Grades: : 8-12th
Blogger is a free online tool for creating blogs. Students can choose templates, upload photos, and write posts. Best used with teacher guidance and monitoring. Students can use their Google account to login and begin.
Grades: : 8-12
Create private, password-protected message boards that can include, chats, file-sharing, to-do lists, and YouTube videos. You can also import the feed of a Twitter Hashtag. Great for organizing projects and keeping the backchannel conversations going. Video Tutorial
An online web whiteboard with tools to write, upload images and share with teachers and students. Quick and easy for collaboration. Boards can be downloaded or shared via web address.
Padlet is a website that allows kids to collect info from the Internet and pin it onto virtual bulletin boards using a simple drag-and-drop system.