Technology Resources

View the Arizona Department of Education – Educational Technology Standards.

  • AZ Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) – Looking for ways to enhancing student learning by integrating technology into your classroom? If so, check out the AZ TIM to view see the varying degrees in which technology can be incorporated. Within the matrix there are 50 video examples, 25 elementary and 25 secondary, accompanied with lesson plans.
  • Lino – Use Lino to create an online web canvas to which your students can attach sticky notes. With Lino you can create multiple web canvasas, each with a different function. Use Lino to post a discussion question, facilitating classroom dialogue, or add attachments such as websites, phots, videos, documents, and/or articles for a more interactive experience. There is no cost to sign up and your students will not need to create a separate account to access the Lino canvas you create.
  • Padlet – Create an online bulletin board for your classroom using Padlet. With Padlet you can create multiple walls, each possessing their own function. Use Padlet to post a discussion question, facilitating classroom dialogue, or add attachments such as a websites, photos, videos, songs, documents, and/or articles for a more interactive experience. There is no cost to sign up and your students will not need to create a separate account to access the Padlet wall you create.
  • Smore – Looking for a new way for students to present their findings? If so, Smore is a great place to start. With Smore students create online flyers that incorporate text, photos, audio, links, forms, video, buttons, and more. The completed flyers can then be printed, linked to other websites, or shared through e-mail. There is no cost to sign up but your students will need to create a separate account to create flyers.
  • Tackk – Students and teachers can create custom web pages called “tackks” using this free, cloud based site. Teachers can use Tackk to create a unit overview with videos, links and attachments or as a way to break down a reading, scaffolding the text with the assistance of embedded videos and links. Students can use Tackk to present a topic or project, create a visual word wall, or create a “how-to” presentation. These is no cost to sign up and your students will not need to create a separate account.