21st Century Tools

Here are few potential tools that could be used to create 21st century lessons and/or transforming experiences. Of course, using any of these does NOT guarantee lessons promote higher level learning. That is all dependent on how they are used. An essential goal of this course is to help you understand when to use technology and also when not to. Your awareness of these and other tools is simply a stepping stone to better teaching. HOW you use them is more important than IF you use them.

  • Animoto
  • Prezi
  • Edmodo
  • EduGlogster
  • Diigo
  • Delicious
  • Google Docs
  • Google Earth
  • Freemind
  • WordPress
  • Wikipedia (any wiki)
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Photo Bucket
  • Flickr
  • Nings
  • Webs.com
  • Voki.com
  • pixton.com

An elementary toolbox of sorts can be found here.

And a secondary toolbox can be found here.

As with all web content, the information and ideas contained on these sites may not be reliable or illustrative of good 21st century teaching. Be sure to use your best judgment.

Cool science tools (created by students in a previous class and illustrative of Bloom’s): Bloom’s Taxonomy with Free Science Web Tools

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