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Approved Online Student Resources

Many online sites have great educational value so the TRSD Tech staff has reviewed the following sites and authorizes the use of these sites by teachers and students under the current AUP. If a teacher would like to use a site not listed here, please contact the district technology integrators.

Chrome Extensions are listed separately here.


Privacy / Terms

Software/Site link Description Privacy / Terms of Use links
Adobe Spark Make videos, images, web stories Privacy / Terms
Animoto for Edu Make Great Videos easily Privacy / Terms
Blogger Google’s tool for creating blogs Privacy / Terms
Bubbl.us Brainstorming made simple Privacy / Terms
Class Dojo Connects teachers with students and parents to build community behaviors Privacy / Terms
Code.org Website created to promote the Hour of Code – tutorials and classes to teach programming Privacy / Terms
Common Sense / Digital Passport Games designed to teach digital citizenship Privacy / Terms
Desmos Online Math online graphing calculator Privacy / Terms
EasyTech Online digital literacy curriculum Privacy / Terms
Edmodo Online classroom tool Privacy / Terms
Edpuzzle Add breaks and questions to videos and monitor participation Privacy / Terms
EduCreations Share video lessons, built for digital classroom Privacy / Terms
FreeRice.com A vocabulary knowledge game that results in charity Privacy / Terms
Geogebra A geometry package providing for both graphical and algebraic input. Privacy / Terms
Gizmos Interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12 Privacy / Terms
Google Suite A group of online tools that enable schools to collaborate and communicate online. (Was Google Apps for Education) Privacy / Terms
Jing Create screen capture videos Privacy / Terms
Kahoot A free game-based learning platform, made from a series of multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams. Privacy / Terms
Keyboarding Without Tears Teaches the foundations of keyboarding skills. Privacy / Terms
Khan Academy Video tutorial lessons on a wide variety of subjects. Privacy / Terms
Kodable Computer programming curriculum for elementary levels. Privacy / Terms
LearnZillion Thousands of practical and effective standards-aligned lesson plans and video lessons for grade 2-12 math and ELA – built by teachers for teachers. Privacy / Terms
Microsoft Office 365 Online classroom tool Privacy / Terms
MinecraftEdu An open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment. Privacy / Terms
MobyMax Find and fix learning gaps covering Common Core, NGSS, and State Standards Privacy / Terms
NewsELA They publish high-interest news and nonfiction articles daily at five levels of complexity for grades 2-12 Privacy / Terms
OpenEd.com K-12 resource library of lesson plans Privacy / Terms
Padlet Create and collaborate on an online note board Privacy / Terms
Pinterest Visual bookmarking Privacy / Terms
Plickers Quick formative assessments done by students holding up cards Privacy / Terms
PowerSchool/PowerTeacher Student Information System for attendance, grading, demographics, etc. Privacy / Terms
Powtoon Create animated videos Privacy / Terms
Prezi Presentation software that uses relationships instead of linear Privacy / Terms
Quia Create games, quizzes, surveys Privacy / Terms
Quizlet Use or create study sets for flashcards or games Privacy / Terms
Remind A free text messaging app that helps teachers, students, and parents communicate without sharing phone numbers Privacy / Terms
Scratch Program interactive stories, games, and animations Privacy / Terms
Screencast-o-matic Screen and webcam recording tool Privacy / Terms
Seesaw Tool to record and curate student work Privacy / Terms
Socrative Quick formative assessment tool for computers or devices Privacy / Terms
Star 360 Online standardized testing tool Privacy / Terms
Sutori Create stories Privacy / Terms
Turnitin Online plagiarism detection tool Privacy / Terms
Typing.com Learn to type program that teachers can monitor progress Privacy / Terms
Typing Club Teachers can setup classes and monitor progress. Privacy / Terms
TodaysMeet Group chat tool for backchannel or notes Privacy / Terms
VideoNot.es Take notes that are synchronized with video Privacy / Terms
Viewpure Clean up space around a youtube video to remove ads and suggested links Privacy / Terms
Weebly Create website Privacy / Terms
WeVideo Create and edit video Privacy / Terms
Xtra Math Help kids master basic math facts Privacy / Terms
Youtube Online video publishing Privacy / Terms