Tech Tools for Students
Check out some of these programs that can be used to brainstorm ideas, enhance presentations, or provide alternative ways to communicate ideas.
Open Study–Get live help, social studying, help other students.
Wordle: Beautiful Word Clouds. Generates “word clouds” from text that you provide.
Padlet: Online notice board maker.
Puzzlemaker–Create your own crossword puzzles!
SurveyMonkey Use for surveys, quizzes and much more.
Royalty-Free Music Search by genre or mood.
Bitstrips Ministry-Licenced. An online comic strip / cartoon / graphic novel creator ideal for reading, writing and media literacy. Easy-to-use graphic tools that allow students to create and publish online.
Mathtype A program that allows you to type equations and present calculations. The program integrates with Word and both Windows and Mac . A 30-day trial version of the full program is followed by a “lite” version that is still very useful.
Chemsketch A program that draws molecules, names organic molecules, and provides a template with a variety of science apparati. The program is very useful for both chemistry and biology.
Open Office A program that is compatible with Microsoft Office and that allows you to read and create Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PDF files for free.
PaintNET A free image and photo-editing program for Windows computers. It offers a user-friendly interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide range of other helpful tools.
Audacity A free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is compatible with both Mac and Windows.
PDF Conversion Tools