Endorsed Apps

Endorsed Apps

1,2,3 Apps (Voice Record)

Easily create, crop and download audio recordings with this online voice recorder.

Adobe Spark

Short videos and social graphics can be easily created using Adobe Spark.

Animoto

Animoto is a cloud-based video creation service that produces video from photos, video clips, and music into video slideshows and customized web-based presentations.

BigHugeLabs

BigHugeLabs is an image generator that offers a variety of design tools, including trading cards, badge makers, a map maker, a mosaic maker, and jigsaws.

Canva

Canva is a graphic-design tool website that uses a drag-and-drop format. Users can build using a library of graphics or choose to upload their own. This tool can be used for both web and print media design and graphics.

Canvas

Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place. It integrates seamlessly with hundreds of apps, empowering teachers and students with countless tools to make teaching and learning easier and more fun.

Code.org

Code.org provides activities that help K-12 students learn how to create code. Students can learn block coding, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and more. Content is separated by grade level to provide age appropriate themes and activities.

Desmos

Desmos is a free, online graphing calculator. This tool can be used by students and easily embedded into other tools.

Discovery Ed

Discovery Education provides stadards-based, digital curriculum based resources for K-12 classrooms. Content can be searched and filtered by content area and/or grade level.

Edpuzzle

Edpuzzle allows teachers to add engagement and accountability to video content. Teachers can use their own videos or use videos found on YouTube, Khan Academy, National Geographic, and others. At teacher defined locations the video will pause and students will be required to answer questions before continuing. Teachers can create multiple-choice questions, open-ended questions, comments,…

Edublogs

An edublog is a blog created for educational purposes. Edublogs archive and support student and teacher learning by facilitating reflection, questioning by self and others, collaboration and by providing contexts for engaging in higher-order thinking. Students under 13 may only create accounts and/or blogs under the express approval and supervision of their teachers or school.

Educreations

Educreations is an interactive whiteboard that allows users to combine pictures, drawings, text, handwriting, and voice to easily build video content.

Flipgrid

Flipgrid is a video discussion platform where teachers can pose questions called “topics,” and receive video responses from students that appear in a tiled grid. Teachers can monitor and choose which video responses can be viewed by other students.

Google Docs

Docs is a free, web-based, collaborative word processor that is included with the G-Suite family of tools. The application allows users to create and edit files online while collaborating with other users in real-time.

Google Drawings

Drawings is a free, web-based diagramming software developed by Google. It allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, mind maps, concept maps, and other types of artwork and diagrams.

Google Drive

Drive offers free, unlimited, cloud storage space to all G-Suite for Education users. Any type of file can easily be stored, accessed and shared via the Drive website, mobile apps, or installed applications.

Google Forms

Forms is web based tool that allows users to create online forms, surveys and quizzes. Responses are collected in a spreadsheet that can be sorted and filtered. Forms also provides helpful, real-time summaries of the collected data with charts and graphs.

Google Sheets

Sheets is a web-based spreadsheet application that is included within the G-Suite family of tools. Like other Google products, it allows users to create and edit files online while collaborating with other users in real-time.

Google Sites

Sites is a web creation tool developed by Google. Sites allows users to collaborate to build simple websites for classroom projects.

Google Slides

Slides is a web-based presentation creator that is included with the G-Suite family of tools. Like other Google products, it allows users to create and edit files online while collaborating with other users in real-time.

H5P

H5P allows users to create interactive videos, presentations, quizzes, timelines, etc. that can can be embedded into many other platforms and web applications.

Kahoot

Kahoot is a game based learning platform for classrooms. Teachers create multiple choice questions to be displayed to the class and students are able to respond with an iPad, Chromebook, laptop or phone.

Learning.com

Learning.com provides digital curriculum and assessments that help students develop 21st century skills. 

MindMup

MindMup is an easy to use, collaborative, web-based mind mapping application. All users in AISD have access to the MindMup Gold premium service.

Morgue File

Morguefile is a community-based free photosite and all photos are free to download and reuse. Photos are contributed by both amateur photographers and professionals.

Newsela

Newsela is a student friendly news resource for the classrooms. Articles are relevant and designed to increase reading engagement. The content can be easily filtered by grade level or reading ability.

Nimbus

Nimbus is an easy to use, web-based screen capture tool. Users can quickly capture and edit a screen capture or create a simple screen cast.

Padlet

Padlet is an easy to use, online, collaborative bulletin board. Once a board is created and shared, students can add text, links, pictures and videos. , pictures and videos. Age restriction: Students must be at least 13 to create accounts.

Pages

Pages is a powerful word processor available for iOS that will allow users to create documents, books and it can even be set up to use your device as a telepromptor.

Peardeck

Peardeck is an assessment tool that works with Google Slides to make presentations interactive. Teachers can pose questions on slides (multiple choice, short answer, drawing, draggable, etc.) and students respond via iPads, Chrombooks, laptops, or phones. All AISD teachers have premium Peardeck accounts.

Photos for Class

Teachers and students can use this safe image search to find pictures for projects. All images are licensed for public use and the citation automatically appears on the image.

Pics4Learning

Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for educational use. All images are copyright friendly and can be used for all types of classroom projects.

Plickers

Plickers is an online formative assessment tool for teachers that do not have a class set of devices. Students can answer multiple choice questions by holding up response cards that can be scanned using the camera on an iPad or smartphone. Response cards can easily be printed for free from the Plickers website.

Prank Me Not

Create images of simulated social media posts and text message conversations. These can be used as conversation starters, writing prompts, or famous conversations between historical figures.

Quizizz

Create free, student-paced quizzes that can be played live, in class or assigned as homework. Teachers can select questions from existing quizzes or build their own. Both questions and answer choices can include images.

Quizlet

Quizlet is an online application that allows students to study information using learning tools and games. Flash card decks can be created by students or teachers, shared and studied using a variety of methods.

Screencast-o-matic

Screencast-O-Matic is an easy to use, web-based screencasting and editing tool. The free version allows users to record videos (webcam, window, or full screen), trim recordings, add captions, download videos, and publish to YouTube.

Seesaw

Seesaw is a platform for student engagement. Teachers can empower students to create, reflect, share, and collaborate. Students “show what they know” using photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. It’s simple to get student work in one place and share with families.

Sora

The Sora app from Overdrive will allow users to borrow eBooks  and audiobooks from school libraries.

Sphero Edu

Sphero Edu provides teaching resources and allows students to create code to control Sphero robots.
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VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a cloud application that allows users to upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and video. All AISD teachers and students have accounts that can be accessed by logging in using a district email address at http://aisd.ed.voicethread.com or by clicking the “waffle” icon and selecting More in Google.
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