List your favorite tools here, what it does and how it can be used to meet the Common Core. Please specify the standard.


  • Wikispaces - FREE wiki for K-12 educators. Can add students without having email addresses; can be protected (private) and advertising-free. (Writing Standard 6)
  • Voki - FREE site that allows students to create a speaking avatar. Can be thier own voice or an "automated" voice. (Speaking and Listening Standard 5)
  • BBC Bitesize (English) - many reading activities for young students that are followed by short assessment for understanding. Some are fiction and some non-fiction (informational text) (Reading Standard 7)
  • Vocaroo - FREE site that allows you to record your voice and hear it instantly. Link can be shared or recording can be downlodaded as wav file, or embedded on webpage as shown below. Quality varies depending on device used, room acoustics and whether or not you use a microphone. (Speaking and Listening Standard 2)
  • LitToGo has audio and transcripts for different books
  • littlebirdtales
  • poplit
  • PREZI
  • mind42
  • zoho.com
  • Edmodo
  • schoology
  • fakemywall
  • fakebook