Top 15 Sites/Apps of 2021

It's that time of year for to list my favorite sites/apps of the year.  This years list has quite the variety and covers a wide range of educational content, such as: game based learning, programming/coding, educational resources, and more.  As in previous annual end of the year lists, any site/app listed before will not be listed here.

Top Sites/Apps of 2021

  1. BookWidgets - BookWidgets is a fantastic that lets teachers become "paperless' and create interactive quizzes/games that can automatically be graded.  This is all done through an educational portal making it easy to assess student learning and differentiate instruction.
  2. CodePen - CodePen is an innovative site that is ideal for teaching students how to program/code.  This is a great way to integrate STEM into the classroom as well as monitor student's progress in real-time.
  3. Thinkio - A great learning tool for educators to make interactive worksheets/lessons online.
  4. SplashLearn - A super-fun, easy-to-use online Math platform for grades K-5.  SplashLearn uses "game based learning" to teach a wide range of subject.  Finally, the educational portal makes it easy for teachers to track and manage student accounts.
  5. GamiLab - A excellent to create and play educational games while assessing student's learning.
  6. BombBomb - A useful site that makes it easy for teachers to create "free' video emails to students and parents.
  7. Blackbird - One of my favorite sites for students to learn how to program/code in an educational environment.
  8. Edform - A wonderful site that turns worksheets into interactive graded assignments.  Also, these graded worksheets can generate a detailed report making it easy to assess student learning.
  9. WisdomMaps - An innovative site uses "mind maps" to teach history and humanities.
  10. edu-pal - A nice Chrome extension that lets users create polls/quizzes in Google Meet, while users respond in real-time.
  11. Pedagogue - A fantastic new social network where educators can collaborate and find educational resources.
  12. Tract - An interesting new site where students collaborate w/ their peers to learn about different topics.
  13. Brainstormer Online - A new "spin" on brainstorming where users create and then vote on their favorite brainstorm to use.
  14. Peanuts in the Classroom- A fun site for educational resources for ages 4-13.
  15. Ducksters - a nice safe friendly search engine for students. 

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