Having a database of useful online teaching tools is a great practice for every teacher. After all, you can’t do everything on your own and there are many developers out there who want to help you. The tools below were made for educators—and in many cases by educators—to help them with many aspects of classroom teaching. Now we bring them to you.
8 Teaching Tools for Lesson Planning
Lesson planning can be tough, so why not make it easier? These tools allow you to create lesson plans online that suit every student’s needs. Use them for unit planning, professional development, networking, and much more.
- Solution Fluency Activity Planner
- TES Teach
- Standards Toolbox
- Common Curriculum
- Core Planner
10 Teaching Tools for Assessment
Effective assessment means a student has a task or activity that gives them the chance to receive quality feedback from themselves, peers or the teacher to enhance and support their learning. Assessments are made easy with these cool online tools.
6 Teaching Tools for Classroom Gaming
Gaming in the classroom is a popular practice with many a modern teacher. The websites below are terrific resources for utilizing game-based learning.
8 Teaching Tools for Coding
STEM learning is really starting to cement its place in education, and with good reason. It’s estimated that about 75% of our fastest-growing occupations will require a STEM-based education. Part of that is computer science and coding, and the skills students need for it can be developed with the resources below.
9 Teaching Tools for Flipped Learning
Teachers and students alike love the versatilty and interactivity that flipped learning provides. No matter if you’re a seasoned flipper or just getting started, the links below offer something for everyone wanting to explore the flipped clasroom.
- Flipped Institute
- TED Ed
- Camtasia Studio
9 Teaching Tools for Collaboration
Collaboration is at the heart of the modern workplace, and is a big part of learning in the modern classroom. Our digital students thrive on working in groups, and the right tools make it even more productive and enjoyable. Check some of these ones out.
What tools are in your teaching toolbox? Why do you like them and how have they helped you? Feel free to share them with our community.