Good Reads

Application: Good Reads

Online platform for people around the world to help each other find the next great book to read.  Read other users’ book reviews, write your own, and follow other users’ reading lists to find your next title.  Provides passionate readers/students a platform to share their thoughts with readers from around the world.

Where do I get it?

https://www.goodreads.com/

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Skype

Application: Skype

Use your webcam and/or screen capturing features to meet and collaborate online with anyone around the world.  Invite experts into your room for virtual guest speakers.  Skype has a great educational site where teachers and presenters from around the world connect for great classroom activities, virtual field trips, and collaborative projects.

Where do I get it?

https://www.skype.com

Education sitehttps://education.microsoft.com/getstarted

 

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Google Hangouts / Google Meet

Application: Google Hangouts / Google Meet

Use your webcam and/or screen capturing features to meet and collaborate online with anyone around the world.  Hangouts and Skype require both parties to have an account.  Google Meet lets you send a meeting code so that anyone can join you without the need to have a Google account.  Both programs are web-based, so they’ll work on Windows or Chrome, and there’s no installation required.  Invite guest speakers from around the world to speak to your class online.  Collaborate with students from distant classrooms.  Initiate cultural exchanges, get authentic feedback on student work, work on projects outside of school.

Where do I get it?

https://hangouts.google.com/

https://meet.google.com/

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Desmos

Application: Desmos

Graph functions, plot data, evaluate equations, explore transformations, and much more – for free!  Can be used de-identified.  No login required.  Permission slips required if you want to have students create accounts.  

Where do I get it?

https://www.desmos.com/

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