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New Web Tools Your Teachers Need to Know About

Posted by Joe Clarkin on May 14, 2015 4:00:00 AM
Topics: K-12, ed tech

There are new education apps and other technology coming out nearly every day. So what are some of the new ones that your instructors could make use of in the classroom? Well, over at, they've put together a list of 10 cool new web tools, a portion of which we've reposted below. But be sure to check out the full list to learn about all the tools!

6- Ghost

“Ghost is a simple, powerful publishing platform that allows you to share your stories with the world.”

7- Smartsheet

“Regarded for its online project management, collaboration, and file sharing features, Smartsheet's intuitive spreadsheet-like app is used broadly to track and manage diverse types of work including: team projects and task lists, customer information, sales pipelines, event schedules, and business processes.”

8- Clarisketch

Clarisketch is an Android app that lets you “create messages by combining speech drawing and photos. The way it works is simple: take a picture, talk and draw (your voice is recorded while drawing), then share it. The shared sketch can be played in any browser”.

9- Widescreen Arkive

Discover and learn about the world’s endangered animals, plants and fungi - reveal what they look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them.

About Joe Clarkin

Joe Clarkin is a former copywriter at MBS. When he’s not working or studying, you’re most likely to find him reading a book or watching a game.

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