I just read this article and thought if this is what is happening in schools we need to keep up with the Jones’ so to speak; our students are coming to us through a system that is introducing them to a range of online tools, we need to build on that so they are ready for the 21st century workforce. They shared the list below and then offer explanations and links to the online tools, see how many you use or could use?

“Here are the top 22 digital tools your colleagues are using in their classrooms:

  • annotation tool
  • avatars
  • backchannel devices
  • blogs
  • class calendar
  • class Internet start page
  • class Twitter account
  • class website
  • digital devices
  • digital note-taking
  • digital portfolios
  • dropbox
  • email
  • flipped classroom
  • Google Apps
  • journaling
  • maps
  • online quizzes
  • screenshots and screencasts
  • video channel
  • virtual meetings
  • vocabulary decoding tools”