Finding the right tool can be difficult for a lot of reasons.
Sometimes the tech tools are hard to find because we aren’t quite sure what we are looking for. We can search by the names and types of tools, but it is harder to search based on what we want them to do. When we find a tool, we are not sure it will work for our situation and students.
It’s not easy to navigate the flood of options out there, but this collection of recommended apps and related references and tutorials may give you a few new ideas and strategies.
I’m looking for…
An online platform for my classes
|Google Classroom Tips||blog.whooosreading.org/20-best-google-classroom-tips-from-google-pros|
|ANVILL – Virtual Language Lab||anvill.uoregon.edu|
|ANVILL overview from FLTMAG||fltmag.com/anvill|
|Canvas – Tips for Remote Teaching||www.instructure.com/canvas/higher-education/tips-for-using-canvas-during-school-closure|
Some tips for recording and sharing videos
|Snagit – Screen capture, image snips||www.techsmith.com/screen-capture|
|Snagit Tutorials from TechSmith||www.techsmith.com/tutorial-snagit-how-to-capture-video|
|Video Review by TechSmith||www.techsmith.com/video-review|
|Ted Ed – Find lessons and make your own||ed.ted.com|
|Ted Ed Lesson Example on COVID-19||ed.ted.com/on/xEhr2nGn|
|Ted Ed | About Student Accounts||support.ted.com/|
Some other sites and tools that language teachers like
|This is Language||https://www.thisislanguage.com/|
|Minato for Japanese||https://minato-jf.jp/|
|Fluency Matters | Resource List||https://fluencymatters.com/helpful-links/|
|Book Widgets (integrates with Google Classroom too)||https://www.bookwidgets.com/|