Stratford Board of Education

Technology Tools

Technology
Grade Level
Activities
Internet
K - 12
research, skill reinforcement, webquests, global class projects, wikis, blogs, podcasts,
Inspiration / Kidspiration
K - 12
graphic organizer: concept maps, idea maps, webs, storyboards
KidPix
K - 3
painting and slide shows: language arts, math, science, social studies, music, art, & health concepts
Wikis
4 - 12
wikis allow groups to collaboratively work on a project via a web browser and a wiki site
Blogs
4 - 12
blogs let students publish work, represent themselves online, & interact with their peers as part of a community
Podcasts
4 - 12
audio or video files that are delivered over a network, then played back on any computer or iPod
Word
4 - 12
word processing: writing assignments, reports, newsletters
Excel
4 - 12
spreadsheets and graphing: data collection, charts and graphs, sorting, calculations, functions
PowerPoint
4 - 12
presentations or slide shows: language arts, math, science, social studies, music, art, & health concepts
Publisher
4 - 12
brochures, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, advertisements, banners, cards, labels
Movie Maker
K - 12
incorporate pictures, video, music, & audio to create digital stories, reports, poems, reflections
Discovery Education
K - 12
subscription-based access to educational videos, images, encyclopedia articles, & worksheets
Britannica
K - 12
subscription-based research and learning resource
iCONN
K - 12
state-sponsored set of databases for research and learning
Gaggle
6 -12
safe, monitored web-based internet communication system (email, blogs, digital lockers, message boards)