Here you will find links to our favorite places for learning about and using educational technology sites and software.

Technology Learning and Help Sites

General

Microsoft Office

Talon/D2L/Brightspace

Multimedia

Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality

Closed Captioning

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Technology Applications

Multimedia: creation & editing

  • Playposit is a web based video editor for trimming existing YouTube (and other online) videos, and embedding quiz questions to make videos more interactive.
  • Edpuzzle is a web based software to transform videos into lessons.
  • Filmora for iPad Free video editor
  • Filmora for Android Free video editor
  • Metaverse create augmented reality experiences

Multimedia: content

  • Kirkwood Library, distance learning site
  • Kanopy Kirkwood Library subscription database of streaming videos
  • Films on Demand Another Kirkwood Library subscription database of streaming videos
  • YouTube Site for posting or streaming online user-created videos
  • Vimeo Site for posting or streaming high quality user-created and professional videos

Lecture Capture

  • Zoom: contact Kirkwood’s Media Services for more information, or to request an account
  • Classroom equipment: Document camera/ELMO

Classroom Management

  • SimpleMind Mind mapping tool. For Mac, Windows, iPad or Android
  • Bubbl.us Mind mapping tool
  • Coggle Mind mapping and creating diagrams
  • Trello is a web based project management software. Has free and paid versions
  • Calendly for scheduling meetings
  • Remind Send quick simple text messages to any device. Text your students without needing to use your personal phone number.
  • Pinterest
  • Socrative app for classroom engagement and on the spot assessment

Collaboration

  • Google Drive suite of applications that can be shared among groups of people (free)
  • Google Hangouts virtual meeting, online conferencing application (free)
  • Facebook
  • Ello social networking alternative to Facebook
  • Skype virtual meeting software (free)
  • Twitter
  • Airparrot 2 program to wirelessly display your device onto another monitor or screen (Mac, Windows, or Chrome. Free trial)