Welcome to Unit 3: Building a Blended Toolbox. Topic 1: Tools for Success. What tools do I need? Building a toolbox of
effective tools is essential to success: As you finalize your blended design, including
the online course and alignment project, spend some time reviewing the many incredible tools
available to you online. Selecting the right tool and matching it to the right activity
can help you build student engagement and learning. This session will list links to
many online tools that will support everything from collaboration to community and creativity!
CLICK to be taken to 10 important questions to ask in order to better assess your tool
needs. Tools and Strategies to Engage Learners: Click
on the links below to learn more: Online Student Engagement Tools and Strategies
Ten Technology Strategies to Engage the Digital Generation
13 Web Tools Students and Teachers Should Know About
Digital Tools for Students Tools by Subject, Skill, or Tool Type: Click
on the links below to learn more: Cool Tools for Schools (Right Column)
Discover Tech Tools by Subject and Skills Foreign Language and ELL Tools
Web 2.0 Guru Resources Communication and Collaborative Tools: Click
on the links below to learn more: 12 Online Tools for Effectives Teacher to
Student and Parent Communication Communication Tools
Online Student Collaboration Digital Project-Based Learning: 7 Tools for
Student Collaboration Seven Free Online Whiteboard Tools for Teachers
and Students Video and Animation Tools: Click on the links
below to learn more: 11 Great Video Tools for Teachers
100 Best Video Sites for Educators Live Binders: Video Tools (Select the Video
Tab) 50 Animation Tools and Resources for Digital
Learners Social Media Tools: Click on the links below
to learn more: Using Social Media: Tips for School Leaders
100+ Examples of Use of Social Media for Learning Six Ways to Use Social Media in Education
7 Ways Teachers Use Social Media in the Classroom Your turn!
It’s time to put it all together in your final project for this course!
Open the next section and peruse the directions.