Check out these great technology tools for enhancing engagement in your classroom!
I'm literally adding a Nearpod lecture and color-coded note-taking lesson to almost all of the big topics that I teach. It's great for all subject areas and in all parts of your lessons: preparing for text, interacting with text and extending text. If you are an SAUSD teacher, sign in with your Google account to get it for free! https://nearpod.com/
A great way to make videos of online or computer-based content. It's free using Chrome for any 0-5 minute videos. Pay. a yearly fee to make unlimited length videos! https://www.screencastify.com/
Want to make sure that students are paying attention to videos and online content that you assign them? Quiz them while they watch with EdPuzzle! https://edpuzzle.com/
Great online geography games for students! US and World available. https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm
Make your students read and follow directions while traveling through the challenges of the Oregon Trail. Get revenge on annoying students by having their wagon tip over in the river! Works on Chromebooks too! https://archive.org/details/msdos_Oregon_Trail_The_1990
Allow students to make their own content and videos. Great for written test alternatives, class projects and physical education! https://info.flip.com/
Check out this comprehensive list of online educational tech tools. https://elearningindustry.com/321-free-tools-for-teachers-free-educational-technology