Third Party Sites

Third Party Websites for Classroom Instruction

Most websites require that users must be 13 years of age or older and have policies to keep kids safe online and in compliance with COPPA (the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). This list is intended to reference sites that can be used for educational purposes but is not limited to only those listed. Teachers and parents may read the terms of use to become familiar with how the sites are in compliance with COPPA.

Parents: Please review the terms of use and privacy policies of the sites used by your child with your child and discuss your expectations for using the site at school and at home.

4Teachers (Terms) – Classroom tools for teachers and students

Animoto (Terms) – A classroom tool for creating videos and presentations

BingoBaker (About) – Allows teachers to create custom bingo activities

Blabberize (Terms) – Allows users to upload photos and add voice animation to create talking pictures

Blendspace (Terms) – Makes it easy for teachers to organize and share educational materials with students (Terms) – A mind mapping website for creating an online graphic organizer

CourseSites (Terms) (PDF) – Learning management system for online course content

Creative Commons (Terms) – A nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools

Delicious (Terms) – Allows users to collect, sort, organize, and search a collection of weblinks making it easy to share with others

DropBox (Terms) – A free service that lets users upload and share files

EasyBib (Terms) – An online service that provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational

Edmodo (Terms) – Provides teachers and students a secure place to connect and collaborate, share content and educational applications, and access homework, grades, class discussions and notifications

EdPuzzle (Terms and Privacy) – Allows teachers to use online video resources for instruction, assessment, and classroom activities

EduBlogs (Terms) – Create & manage safe, secure educational blogs

FlipQuiz (Terms, Privacy) – Classroom review game for educators

Formative (Terms, Privacy) – Online assessments

Glogster EDU (Terms) – An online multimedia poster service used for creative expression of knowledge and skills

Google Docs, Drive, Sites, Classroom and other features of Google (Terms) – Can be used for various services and activities within the classroom for teacher and student productivity and knowledge

Haiku Learning (Terms) – Allows teachers to manage online classroom content for easy student access

Holt McDougal Online (Privacy Policy) – Textbook site

Khan Academy (Terms) – Provides educational materials and resources as a classroom learning tool

KidBlog (Terms) – A secure, private classroom blogging space with teacher management features

Kubbu (Terms) – Online classroom activities

Kuder (Privacy Policy) – Allows students to access and manage various career planning resources.

LiveBinders (Terms) – Allows users to organize and store digital resources and content

Moodle (Homepage) – Used in Cherokee County Schools for the “online experience” graduation requirements by the Alabama State Department of Education. Cherokee County Schools is a registered Moodle site. It is hosted and managed locally. Site policies require secure login procedures to protect any user profiles within the local domain. In addition, it is available for teachers to use for managing online content for their classes if they desire.

Nearpod (Terms) – Interactive mobile presentations shared by teachers to students with Nearpod app

Padlet  (Terms) – Online collaboration and sharing site

Pearson SuccessNet (Terms) – Textbook site

Prezi (Terms) – Presentation software assists teachers and students in creating online presentations

Quizizz (Terms, Privacy) – Online quizzes for review and practice

Quizlet (Terms) – Allows teachers to create custom study aides for students

Remind101 (Terms) – Allows teachers and students to communicate via text messaging without knowing cell phone numbers

Scratch (Terms, Privacy) – Create stories, games, and animations and share with others around the world

Smore (Terms, Privacy) – Allows teachers to organize lesson content and activities in a customizable online flyer (webpage)

SpellingCity (Privacy) – Spelling practice

Symbaloo (Terms) – An online bookmark organizer for teachers and students to arrange web resources in an easy to use format

SAS Curriculum Pathways (Terms) – Offers interactive lessons, tools, and resources designed for teachers and students

Tackk (Terms) – Customizable webpages teachers can use in the classroom to share web content with students

Teachem (Terms) – Allows teachers to create a class from YouTube videos by adding time stamped flashcards and review questions organized into a classroom format

Voki (Terms) – An online speaking avatar that can be used as an effective learning tool

Weebly (Terms) – Free websites for teachers and students

WikiSpaces (Terms) – A free site where teachers and students can build a wiki for classroom projects, collaborative learning activities, and sharing in a safe, secure environment

Wordle (Terms) – Allows users to create word clouds from text provided by the user with the cloud giving greater prominence to words that appear more frequently (Terms) – Allows teachers to teach multiplication with pictures and stories.