Edpuzzle is an interactive video service allowing users to either work with an existing video or upload new video footage to track students’ understanding of the presented material. The tool reinforces accountability with view analytics and engagement for self-paced learning as you add interactive quiz questions.
Online lessons, Self-paced learning, Application of content
A simple, intuitive tool that helps users tell stories and summarize complex topics with a visual design. Unlike a slideshow, infographics must speak for itself as it displays relevant information in a concise format.
Plickers is a great option as an assessment or survey tool if your students don’t have devices. Students each receive a response card, which they hold up to record their answer. Teachers scan the room with the Plickers mobile app, and responses are recorded and displayed.
Multiple choice review and assessments in a low-tech environment.
Trello is a tool allowing users to organize and manage almost anything Kanban-style with the use of a board, lists, and cards (think of it like a visual/interactive file drawer organization system). For education purposes, users have the ability to collaborate, share documents seamlessly, assign steps in a process with due dates attached and see student progress in real time.
Students using Trello as a visual project-based, collaboration, and discussion group work tool [see this example]
Faculty using Trello as a syllabus planning tool for full curriculum or individual teaching components
VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With this tool, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file uploads.