Toolkit

Name:IconBrief DescriptionType:EssentialsGrade:
KCS Instructional StrategyToolbox SiteThis site holds a variety of instructional strategies and routines for engaging students in any grade and any content area.Website, Instructional StrategyProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Top 10 Strategies for Differentiation with Discovery EdDifferentiation of content, delivery, and / or demonstration of learningInstructional StrategyDiscovery EducationK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
PadletPadlet is an app and website used to create an online bulletin board that you can use to display information for any topic.iPad AppProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
RewordifyRewordify.com is powerful, free, online software that improves reading, learning, and teaching.WebsiteOtherK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Flippity Easily turn a GoogleĀ™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and Other Cool StuffInstructional StrategyGoogle ProductivityK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Answer GardenAnswer Garden is a real-time feedback tool that allows for student response, brainstorming, and participation.Instructional StrategyGoogle Classroom3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Clips AppStudents can use the Clips App in order to record short snippets of video in order to put together a longer film as a "how to" or a story.iPad App3-5, 6-8, 9-12
PlickersAn assessment tool for teachers, that will easily check for understanding.App on phoneProfessional, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
QR Code Generator and Qrafter AppTeachers can create various links using QR codes and students can then access the links using the Qrafter App.Website3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Poll EverywhereThis website allows you to present a question for an audience or your students to respond to in real time.WebsiteProfessional, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
ScreencastifyScreencastify is a free screen recording extension for ChromeGoogle App/ExtensionGoogle ProductivityProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
RemindA private message platform to enable communication between teachers, students, and parents.Communication ToolProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Khan AcademyOnline tool to help educate students in just about any subject.Website3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Shadow PuppetShadow Puppet allows students and teachers to create videos to show their learning or assist in developing a blended learning environment. Using Shadow Puppet Edu, students can create video slideshows, adding their own narration and text. Videos can be up to 30 minutes long and can include up to 100 images, free for classroom use.iPad App3-5, 6-8
QuizletA learning tool to let your student study anything.Instructional StrategyK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Google Forms for Student AssessmentGoogle Forms is a question-based tool used to gather data.Google App/ExtensionGoogle ProductivityProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
QuizizzA quiz in game format for every subject.Game/SimulationK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
KahootKahoot is a website that allows teachers and students to create fun learning games with multiple choice questions.Game/Simulation3-5, 6-8
Adobe ScanTurn pictures into PDF'siPad AppCanvas, Google Classroom, SeeSaw, ShowbieProfessional, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
GimkitThis site provides an alternative to Kahoot and Quizlet style learning games.Website6-8, 9-12
Big Huge LabsThis website has resources for students to use in creating final products that are both engaging and interactive.Website3-5, 6-8, 9-12
EdPuzzleThis website allows you to turn any video into a lesson.Website3-5, 6-8, 9-12
FlipGridFlipgrid is a video making platform that allows students the opportunity to teach and explain their learning, thinking, and opinions.WebsiteK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
HyperDocsHyperDocs allow a teacher to guide students through a self-paced lesson with embedded instruction, assessment with opportunities for enrichment, remediation, and meeting with the teacher.Instructional StrategyGoogle Productivity6-8, 9-12
DesmosFree collection of engaging digital math activities for grades 6-12 that focus on investigation and conceptual understanding.Website6-8, 9-12
Video AssessmentsUsing videos to assess to reach those student who are not the greatest with regular assessments.Instructional StrategyOtherK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Peer ConsultancyThis is a structured protocol that can be used when students or peers give each other feedback or discuss a dilemma.Instructional StrategyProfessional, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12