Are you a Facebook user? Edmodo is a classroom management system that brings a Facebook-like environment into your classroom. It is a platform where you, as a teacher, can post announcements, assignments, assessments and important documents in one place. You are also able to connect with your students inside and outside of the classroom.
Interested in blogging for educational purposes? Are you interested in having your students get involved in blogging? Edublogs provides its users with a safe and secure online space to create blogs for yourself or for your classroom.
Skype can be a great tool for keeping in touch with other educators or even attending meetings online. Even cooler, it can help teachers to connect with other classrooms, even those in other countries. If you are looking to connect with other teachers and/or students in different areas of the world, Skype is the perfect tool for you to bring into the classroom.
A learning space for video discussion where students can record short videos of themselves performing a task, post it in the Flipgrid stream of their class, and instantly begin communicating with not only their classmates, but with students from around the world.
Create a professional twitter account and start tweeting! Connect with other professional educators around the world or simply tweet to your students! Propose a thought-provoking question, tweet today's "Do Now", remind students about upcoming assignments, or simply spark a conversation!
Create your own Instagram account or create one for each one of your classes, post a picture, and get your students talking! They will be so intrigued by seeing one of their daily applications being used in an educational setting!