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Technology Tools

**Sites not currently open to students.

Red text=on all KPBSD school computers

Green text=can be loaded on district computers.


  • iGoogle   This is a way to personalize your homepage for quicker access to the things that you use regularly. Tutorial
  • Google Bookmarks   This is a way to make lists of bookmarks.
  • Diigo   This is a social bookmarking site that allows you to share lists with people and follow what other people are bookmarking. Tutorial
  • Delicious   Same as above. Tutorial
  • Google Custom Search   This is a specialized search engine that only searches the sites that you tell it to. This can be embedded in Google Sites. Tutorial
  • Google Scholar   This is a specializes search engine that searches scholarly articles and journals. Tutorial




  • Paint.Net


Productivity & Presentations

Website Creation

  • Google Docs  Tutorials
  • Microsoft Office products
  • Fakebook   This allows you to create a fake facebook page. Tutorial
  • Wordle   This makes a word cloud from text that is input into the site. (Most repeated words are largest.)  Tutorial
  • Tagxedo**   This is a word cloud maker that forms shapes. Tutorial
  • Tagul This a a word cloud tool that allows for shapes and linking in the text.
  • JotForm This is a form creator.
  • Many eyes This is a graphic representation builder.
  • Hohli This is an online charts builder.
  • Creately This is an diagram builder.
  • Stat Silk This is an interactive map builder.
  • This is an infographic and data visualizer.

Social & Communication 

   Screen Casting
  • Screencast-O-Matic  This makes videos from recording what is happening on your computer screen.
  • Screenr   Same as above.
   Online Storage
  • Evernote   This is a place to share and store online resources. Tutorial
  • LiveBinders**  Same as above but in notebook system with tabs. Tutorials
  •   This site allows file storage and sharing (really nice for files that are too big to email.)
   QR Code Generators
Internet Safety & Copyright
  • iSafe**
  • Creative Commons   You can get Creative Commons licenses here.
  • BibMe   This is a bibliography creator.
  •   This is a place to record resources.
   URL Shorteners
   YouTube resources
  • Keep Vid**   This is a way to download YouTube Videos.
  • Tube Chop**   This is a way to edit YouTube Videos.


  • Mrs. B · April 11, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    UMG – How to keep updated?


    • Author comment by Amanda Adams · April 11, 2012 at 9:05 pm

      Hey Mrs. B, This is just a list of possibilities! 🙂 There is no need to use all of these but you may want to share the list with your students when you want to give them options. Consider subscribing to the RSS for my blog for updates. Thanks!


  • The List of Tools just keeps growing and growing… · Tech Integration · April 12, 2012 at 10:36 am

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