I thought it would be helpful to have one spot where all of the remote learning tools can live. We have also included some video tutorials to help show you how to use each tool! Shout out to all of our teachers in our Facebook Group for sharing all of these resources.
Remote Learning Technology and Tools
Recording Your Screen
Cost: Free for Teachers | Video Tutorial
Cost: Free for videos less than or equal to 15 minutes long | Video Tutorial
Tool: SCREENCASTIFY | Google Extension
Cost: Free | Sign Up for Webinar to Learn How to Use Here
Tool: ED PUZZLE
Cost: Free | Works with Google Classroom | Ed Puzzle allows you to record or pull educational videos from a video bank (including Khan Academy) and tracks your students progress.
Annotating and Screen Recording Simultaneously
Tool: Educreations – iPhone or iPad
Interactive whiteboard and screencast recorder | Cost: Free for basic plan | $8.25 per month for more features
Tool: Doceri – iPad or Desktop
Interactive whiteboard and screencast recorder | Cost: Free for 30 Days
For Recording Using Your Desktop
Drawing or Annotating PDFs, Google Slides, or PowerPoints
Tool: Good Notes for iPhone or iPad
Cost: $7.99 (one time fee)
Tool: Notability for iPhone or iPad
Cost: $8.99 (one time fee)
Tool: Airsketch for iPad
Cost: $24.99 (one time fee) This tool does allow you to sync to your laptop, so it might be useful when you return to your classroom allowing you to be mobile as you teach and write. .
Tool: Lumin PDF for Desktop
Cost: Free for 14 days | $5 a month
Tool: APPLE PENCIL
For Recording using an iPad
For Live Video
Video Conferencing App | Cost: Free
Allows you and your students to record short videos and post for all to see. This tool would be perfect to get students reasoning or for a class discussion. | Cost: Free
For Assignments and Grading
Tool: Google Forms
Self-grading and easy to use with Google Classroom
We also have already made some for you to use for free. You can find them here.
Most teachers in our Facebook group agree that Quizizz was an easy way for students to complete assessments.
Cost: Free | Interactive Review Game. Teachers say students can play individually.
Cost: Free | Great for making online flashcards. Kids can share decks with one another and can create them based off of review sheets.
Game centered review. Check out the post we wrote here.
For Uploading Videos to Google Classroom
LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS + DESMOS
Here are some LMS you might want to check out while you have some extra planning time on your hands.
We wrote a post about it here.
Tool: Pear Deck
Find out more here.
This post will tell you more.
Read about this tech tool here.
TOOL: Go Formative
There it is! Every remote learning technology tool you could possibly need, but we will keep updating it as we learn more. Which are your favorites?