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What are the best teaching tools for educators?

Teaching tools should be seamless. Have you ever adopted a new teaching tool and then found it caused more headaches than it cured? You need to address two questions before inviting an online teaching tool into your classroom:

    1. Does it help me perform my duties as a teacher better?
    2. Does the app benefit my students?

That’s it. But often, online apps for education don’t seem to pass the test. Teachers love TeacherMade because it allows them to focus on what matters most– teaching. Ed Tech tools should be easy and powerful while bringing higher engagement levels to your students.

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What are online tools that can integrate with Google?

If you’re a Google user in the classroom, you know how frustrating it is when EdTech doesn’t integrate with GAFE (Google Apps for Education). Here are a few teaching tools that you can use today.

Google Classroom is an invaluable online teaching hub, but creating an assignment can be time-consuming. You have to recreate your paper assignments, and Google Form’s limited features mean you have to sacrifice the original intent of your assignments to create digital versions. TeacherMade bridges these gaps with its seamless Google Classroom integration.

Are you over Zoom yet? Google Meet is an excellent video conferencing tool that integrates with other Google Apps, and you can use it with many extensions for remote teaching.

If your district uses Schoology, it may be difficult to find apps that integrate with Schoology. TeacherMade integrates with Schoology seamlessly. It’s the perfect option if you have been looking for a free online teaching tool that converts your paper worksheets into online interactive activities. It takes just a few minutes to get a worksheet set up.

It’s easy to make worksheets for Canvas. TeacherMade integrates with Canvas LMS. It’s simple. Just upload your PDF or file, and your document becomes the background of your digital worksheet. Then you can add questions anywhere to the document. You can even add answers to make your online worksheets self-scoring.

Teaching tools with Microsoft are essential in the classroom. Are you always making quick worksheets, quizzes, and activities in Microsoft Word? You can convert Microsoft Docx files into interactive worksheets using the TeacherMade teaching tool.

If you’re having difficulty connecting to colleagues virtually, we’ve rounded up some collaboration tools you can use in your classroom. Use collaboration tools with students, colleagues, or even just communicate better in the classroom.

Grab attention and keep it in your math class. Shannon McGuire, certified math and special ed teacher, breaks down the best EdTech tools for the high school math class. She started using online teaching tools for differentiation in her classroom as a luxury but realized it is now a necessity.

TpT Easel and TeacherMade have many comparable features, but TeacherMade has a more robust set of options.

There are many options for digital worksheet makers. We compared the tools that convert interactive worksheets from paper. Here are some deep dives into some of the major online worksheet makers.