Digital Tool Box

All the tools you need to get organized, get good grades, and produce great papers & presentations.

ORGANIZATION TOOLS

Calendars

External LinkSoshiku --manage assignments & receive notices when due via email
or text message
External LinkTrackClass –keep track of assignments & upcoming tests;
also take & store notes

Organizers

External LinkPindax --post text, photos, videos, etc. on a message board
External LinkScrumy --track your progress by moving sticky notes

NOTE-TAKING TOOLS

Bookmarking (saving links)

External LinkDiigo--bookmark, highlight & organize your links
External LinkLiveBinders --a 3-ring binder fo your favorite Sites

External LinkSymbaloo --organize & save your fav Sites using tiles 

Highlighters & Sticky Notes

External LinkMyStickies --put sticky notes on any Web page
External LinkRoohit -- highlight text on any Web page

Clip Web Sites

External LinkMemonic--clip & save best parts of a Web Site

STUDY TOOLS

Flashcards & quiz makers

External LinkBrainPop--animated, reviews on all subjects; must register
External LinkQuizlet--create digital flashcards
External LinkStudyBoost --study using instant messaging and text messaging

ANIMATION & PRESENTATION TOOLS

Animation

External LinkBlabberize --add voice and mouth movement to any photo you upload
External LinkGo!Animate –create an animated video; more complex than Xtranormal.
External LinkPixton --create a cartoon strip (not animated)
External LinkXtranormal  --create an animated video; easier than Go!Animate

Presentations

External LinkGoogle Presentations --similar to PowerPoint; need Google Account
External LinkPrezi--a giant whiteboard with zooming capabilities
External LinkZohoShow --similar to Powerpoint

GROUP WORK TOOLS

External LinkEdmodo --social networking site for students and teachers; like a Facebook for schools
External LinkPadlet --formerly Wallwisher..create & share a ‘wall’ of content to share
External LinkTwiddla --share a digital whiteboard with a group: graphics, web pages & more

--Adapted from, and used with the permission of, Julie Harris, Rochester HS.