Tech Tools 4 class

Teaching Tools

We will be using this online site for essay writing and test taking

Holt Online Assessment

Holt Online Assessment is an online program that allows teachers to assign online work and content to students via the Internet and view student performance via a variety of reports.  It is a true time saver.

Holt Online Assessment provides the following benefits:

  • Teachers track individual and class performance.
  • Teachers receive data that can be used to guide their teaching.
  • Students receive individualized practice (where available).
  • Students have the opportunity to prepare for standardized tests, where available.

Assign online tests and quizzes provided by Holt, Rinehart and Winston with your online textbooks. Also, you can upload your own ExamView tests.

Read Write Think

ReadWriteThink is a site that houses lessons, web tools, and literacy engagement activities.  They are partnered with the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Verizon Foundation.   On this site you can find …

Classroom Resources
Professional Development
Parent & Afterschool Resources

PhotoPeach, Animoto, Voicethread and MovieMaker

I have introduced the concept of Digital Storytelling to my students. Digital Storytelling is a fantastic way to engage students, teachers and just about anyone else who has ever wanted to be the next Ken Burns or Steven Spielberg. There are many different definitions of “digital storytelling,” but in general, all of them revolve around the idea of combining the longstanding art of telling stories with any of a variety of available multimedia tools, including graphics, audio, video animation, and Web publishing.


Intel provides a holistic blend of technologies, programs, and professional development resources for teachers, which can empower countries around the world. With improved teaching and learning environments, students are better able to develop the required skills.


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