Using digital learning in the classroom

Top 10 best online learning tools for kids

Best learning tools… for kids

Want to brainstorm a new idea? Find information? Present to the class? Or maybe even brush up on some maths? Here are some of the tools that will help you with that!

 

Tool 1: Want to learn a new math, science or history topic?

Khan Academy …

Gives you access to  exciting courses from adding and subtracting all the way to learning about history and even biology!

 

What is so good about Khan Academy?

  • So many different topics to learn about!
  • Kids can learn at their own pace.
  • Teachers can use Khan Academy together with their own curriculum.

 

Ready to start learning? Search for Khan Academy

Open your internet browser and in the search bar at the top type in https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

Tool 2: Build knowledge and learn from the community

Youtube (for kids) …

Visuals can make learning more interesting. YouTube lets you watch (and share) millions of videos from people around the world about every topic imaginable!

 

Why use YouTube?

  • Great for kids that are visual learners!
  • Makes learning more engaging.
  • Easy to follow walkthroughs on different topics.
  • Teachers can easily add links to videos in their presentations and teacher material.

 

Ready to start learning? Search for YouTube Kids

Open your internet browser and in the search bar at the top type in https://www.youtubekids.com/

 

Tool 3: Want to create a collaborative environment?

Google Classroom…

Do you want to create a classroom that enables easy communication, lets you provide feedback and makes learning easier? Google Classroom is a great tool for both teachers and students!

 

What are the benefits of Google Classroom?

  • Help kids become and stay engaged in the learning process.
  • Helps kids collaborate and learn from each other.
  • Lets teachers engage with kids and give them feedback.

 

Ready to start learning? Search for Google Classroom

Open your internet browser and in the search bar at the top type in https://edu.google.com/intl/en_au/products/classroom/

 

Tool 4: Want to learn more or find more information on a topic?

Google Search …

There is so much information out there! Google search lets you “search” for anything and everything you want to learn more about.

 

What makes Google great?

  • Easy to use.
  • Billions of results to find exactly what you are looking for.
  • Great for finding more information about any topic.
  • Access to resources, tools, documents from experts around the world.

 

Ready to start learning? Search for Google

Open your internet browser and in the search bar at the top type in https://www.google.com

 

Tool 5: Want to create a collaborative environment?

Kahoot…

Do you want to make learning engaging and fun? Kahoot is a game based learning platform that enables collaboration between students and teachers. Through Kahoot you can create multi-choice quizzes and fun puzzles for kids.

 

What are the benefits of Google Classroom?

  • Increases student engagement.
  • Enables collaboration with students and teachers.
  • Very interactive.
  • Creates a dynamic, social, and fun educational environment.

 

Ready to start learning? Search for Kahoot

Open your internet browser and in the search bar at the top type in https://kahoot.com/

 


 

Those were the top 5 online tools! Check out some of the other ones below:

 

Answer Garden

Answer Garden is a great collaboration tool for students and teachers. Great for creating quizzes, polls and brainstorming new and exciting ideas!

Go to: https://answergarden.ch/

 

Wonderopolis

Wonderopolis is an informational site designed to get kids, families and teachers to think, talk, and find learning moments through various topics!

Go to: https://wonderopolis.org/

 

Office365

Office365 consists of all the necessary learning tools for kids from Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more! Great to kids to learn how to make a presentation, write a story and even do some maths.

Go to: https://www.office.com/

 

Pics4Learning

Pics4Learning makes it easy for kids and teachers find images for classroom projects, creating videos or even for curiosity!

Go to: https://www.pics4learning.com/

 

Prezi

Prezi brings out the creative side of kids. It lets kids think out of the box and present information, create charts and diagrams, and do projects in an interactive, interesting and engaging way,

Go to: https://prezi.com/ 

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