Essentials for All

Establishing a Communication Platform for Your Classes
Edmodo
SchoolTown.net
Google Drive
TodaysMeet

Organizing Websites
Diigo.com
Delicous.com
Symbaloo.com

Organizing Documents
Dropbox
Google Drive
Evernote
Google Calendar

Creating a PLN
Twitter
Tweetdeck
Hootsuite

Creating A Screencast for Teaching and Evaluation
Interactive whiteboard software
Screen-cast-o-matic
Apps
Educreations
ShowMe
ScreenChomp

Activate Schema Before a Lesson Using Images
Flickr
Animoto (register and then go back to the home page in the bottom left apply as an educator)
Pixy Me (app free for iPhone, $1.99 for iPad)

Create An Image
Photoshop
Add Letters
Image Chef
Paint Software
App
Pixy Me

Extended Skills Group


Collect Opinions From All Group Members
Google Drive
Survey Monkey
Poll Everywhere
Celly

Facilitate Projects With Students From Other Classes
Google Hangout
Skype in the Classroom
TodaysMeet

Peer Edits Documents Inside and Outside of School
Google Drive (Comments can be added to documents as well as editing)
Evernote
Track Changes in Microsoft Word
Apps
Penultimate app now part of Evernote

Create a Presentation Together Without Meeting Face to Face
Google Drive
Prezi
Slide Rocket
BrainShark

Organizing Digital Notebooks, Sketchbooks, and Resources
Evernote
Folders in Google Drive
LiveBinders
One Note Software
PowerPoint and Keynote

Students Create and Tell Digital Stories
Windows Movie Maker or iMovie
Animoto
Microsoft PhotoStory 3

Students Podcasting and Publishing Audio Online
Audacity
Garage Band (Mac and app)
Audio Boo (app)
SoundCloud

Backing Up your Data
Carbonite
Dropbox
Google Drive

Advanced Skills Group

Communicate With Students Outside of School
Remind 101
Classroom Network
Todays Meet

Publish a Project Your Group Has Created
YouTube
WikiSpaces
VoiceThread
Animoto
Google Drive
Dropbox

Collaborate with Experts Outside of the Classroom
Skype
Google Hangout
Twitter
uStream
Todays Meet
VoiceThread

Optional Projects to Select From

Create an Interactive Website for Students using Google Sites
Include Web Resources
Documents
Calendar
Screencast
Podcast

Create Your Communication Channel
YouTube Channel
Blog
uStream.tv
iTunesU

Build Your Academy of Screencasts
Select your publishing platform and video serving solution for screencasts
Organize and post your screencasts for your various classes
Add supplemental resources as needed

Create Your Flipped Classroom Network or Website
Collect, gather and organize your materials to Flip your classroom

Create a Professional Portfolio of Artifacts You Have Created
Also include student artifacts whenever possible
Google Sites Can be Used for Your Portfolio

Compile and Show Evidence of Professional Collaboration in Your PLN
Capture your Twitter activity and followers
Demonstrate your participation on Linkedin
Showcase Your Participation in Other Professional Networks

Create an iTunesU Course
Create your course and upload content if you work in an iPad environment



Additional Resources For All Levels

Change the projects you ask students to do
Sketchup
Google Earth

Working With Words By Creating Tag Clouds
Wordle
Tagxedo


Professional

Sharing Team/Department Meeting Notes
Google Drive for department/grade level resources (Formerly Google Documents)
Evernote (One person creates a notebook and shares it with the team for ongoing collaboration)

Organize the Team/Department Digital Resources
Create Google Calendar and Drive for Shared Resources
Create a screencast that helps all team members navigate to the resources you created