What's a Start Up Sheet?

These are printable instructions for teachers to help them get started with these tools. Created by me and my interns, they include tried and tested tips that will help you integrate these tools into your classroom as efficiently as possible. If you don't see a sheet on something you want, shoot an email to halter@ht-sd.org and we'll get right on it!.


A web based video program that will create engaging presentations with video, images, text and music.


A web based digital poster tool that can incorporate graphics, text, images, video and music.


A quick and easy way to create a dynamic web page that includes a discussion board


A web based tool for creating graphic organizers that can be designed collaboratively from anywhere with computer access.


A social bookmarking tool to help you save, organize, access and share your web resources from anywhere, anytime.


Voice Thread is transforming media into collaborative spaces with video, voice and text commenting.

Scribble Maps

Scribble Maps is quick and easy way to edit Google Maps and share them with others.

Google Sketch Up

Google Sketch Up is a great way to create 3D objects and figures.


Edmodo is a free and secure social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts.

WavePad for the iPod Touch

WavePad is an app for the iPod Touch that allows for easy audio recording or editing and saves in a convenient .WAV file format.

Google Docs

Google Docs is a free, web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered by Google.


Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read messages called "tweets."

Remind 101

Remind 101 is an easy and safe way for teachers to text reminders to students and parents!

iMovie for iPod Touch

iMovie is an application that can create, edit and share videos recorded on the iPod Touch.


Fakebook is an educational tool that mimics Facebook, a social networking site.


GoAnimate is a resource creates animated videos with dialog or voice recordings.


Voki is a website that can create an avatar with voice narration or something can be typed for the avatar to say.


Blabberize is a resource that a picture can be uploaded and the students can record their voice but the person/animal in the picture says it.