20 Apps for Educators Teaching Online

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I’ve done a few versions of this presentation over the years and it’s always a good time! Here, I present a recorded webinar where I talk about all of my favorite apps (“apps” is used loosely) for anyone that teaches online. Below, find all of the links and examples featured in the webinar.

This webinar is sponsored by SchoolsFirst Center for Creativity and Critical Thinking at California State University, Fullerton, and was recorded for their K-12 summer webinar series.

The Apps

Learning Activities

  1. Kahoot – Example: News of the Week
  2. H5P – Example: Create Interactive and Accessible Tutorials with H5P (Course Presentation), Smoothie (Interactive Video)
  3. Google FormsHow to create and grade quizzes with Google Forms
  4. Oppia – Example: Electromagnetism
  5. Twine – Example: All Hail the King
  6. Hypothes.is – Example: Othello

Design and Presentations

  1. Canva
  2. Nappy and The Gender Spectrum Collection (bonus! 2 for 1!)
  3. Microsoft Sway – Example: Desertification, Quadratic Functions Graphing

Productivity Tools

  1. Dropbox
  2. IFTTT
  3. Evernote
  4. Trello


  1. Padlet – Example: Share an open educational resource
  2. Slack


  1. Mentimeter
  2. Socrative

Media Recording

  1. TechSmith Capture (Formerly known as Jing)
  2. Shotcut
  3. Audacity