Best Digital Tools for Teachers

If you’re new to teaching or looking to learn more about digital tools for teachers such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, or Flipgrid–and all the related apps and resources–here’s where to get started. Tech & Learning list the basics for each one, including how to get started, plus tips and advice to get the most out of your experience.

This how-to guide has a multitude of tools and ideas you can implement now for online or hybrid learning, and they’ll be just as useful when we return to in-person instruction. Here’s a sample:

4 Best Free and Easy Audio Recording Tools for Google Slides

Four excellent, free options for recording audio right in a web browser, and then how to add that audio to Google Slides.

How to Use Google Jamboard, for Teachers

Google Jamboard is an innovative tool that allows teachers to interact with students with a whiteboard-style experience, without even needing to be in the same room.

What is Flipgrid and How Does it Work for Teachers and Students?

Flipgrid is a discussion tool designed to work specifically for teachers and students in a digital classroom by using video to create an open platform of discussion and learning.

What is Kahoot! and How Does it Work for Teachers?

Game-based learning has never been so easy for teachers and students to enjoy, thanks to Kahoot!

What is Grackle and How Can It Be Used to Improve Accessibility?

Grackle is software designed to help make digital files more accessible. It makes sharing files easier and everyone will be able to open and see anything they’re sent.

What is Buncee and How Does It Work?

Buncee is a slideshow system designed specifically for educators, students, and administrators that offers end results that are easy to share and is ideal for both in-classroom use and remote learning.

Excerpted from “Best Tools for Teachers” in Tech & Learning. Read the full article online to learn more about these and other resources.

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