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Technology Connections in Social Studies

Breakout EDU - A learning games platform that transforms teaching and learning in classrooms with physical and digital games, and the option to create your own content aligned game for sharing.

Classkick - Founded by teachers and engineers, Classkick eliminates barriers, shows teachers real-time student work and pinpoints the most urgent needs of students. - Create free quizzes, games, activities and diagrams. 

Formative - Get real-time classroom data with actionable metrics.

Google Expeditions - Bring your classroom to life by taking your students on a virtual field trip to anywhere with Google Expeditions.

Google My Maps - Easily create and share custom maps with Google Maps.

Kahoot - Create, play and share quizzes on Kahoot!, a game-based learning and trivia platform.

Knight Lab Storytelling Tools - Build easy-to-use tools that can help you tell a better story. They offer an innovative suite of open-source, adaptable and lightweight tools for media makers.

Nearpod - Contains ready to teach K-12 lessons accessible through an award-winning interactive learning platform.

Padlet - Collaborate and be productive with Padlet, where you can make boards, documents, and webpages that are easy to read and contribute to.

Pear Deck - Helps teachers engage students with active learning and formative assessment by transforming presentations into classroom conversations.

Plickers - Used by K-12 teachers in over 100 countries, Plickers allows you to use free card activities that students will love.

Powtoon - Create amazing videos and presentations with Powtoon and its free.

Socrative - Provides effective assessments on their app including activities and quizzes. Review student understanding at the class, individual or question level.

Thinglink - Create interactive videos, images, and 360 content in minutes with Thinglink. Build student digital storytelling and ignite creativity.