Season 5

March 27, 2023

Wordplay Wonderland: Fun Learning Tools for Kids

Welcome to the Tech Tools for Teachers Podcast! On this week's episode, we're going to have some fun with words. Join us as we explore three easy-to-use sites that will get your students excited about language and literacy. F...

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March 13, 2023

Code for Life & CodinGame

Are you ready to get your code on? Because it's CODING TIME, baby! Woo-hoo! I'm so excited to share some seriously cool coding sites with you today! On this episode, we explore Code for Life and CodinGame! These sites are …

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March 6, 2023

Designing and Collaborating with Figma and FigJam

Welcome to Tech Tools for Teachers, the podcast that brings you free tools that you can use in your classroom! This week, we're exploring Figma and FigJam, two design platforms that can take your classroom discussions to the ...

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Feb. 27, 2023

Successful Argument Writing

In this week's episode, we explore two tech tools that can help students practice their decision-making and argument-writing skills. The first tool is Quandary, a game-based website that challenges students to make decisions ...

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Feb. 20, 2023

Knight Lab's Storyline JS & Timeline JS

In this episode of Tech Tools for Teachers, Knight Lab presents two helpful websites for students to share their data in an interactive and visual way. The first website, Storyline JS, enables students to upload their data an...

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Feb. 13, 2023

Thinking Mathematically with NRICH

Join us this week as we explore the power of mathematical thinking and introduce you to an incredible resource that can be incorporated into any classroom. NRICH, created by the University of Cambridge, is a website designed ...

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Feb. 6, 2023

Encyclopedias for Kids

This week's episode of Tech Tools for Teachers focuses on two online encyclopedia resources that can help students with their research: DK Find Out! and Fact Monster. DK Find Out! is a visually-friendly site for younger stude...

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Jan. 30, 2023

Fun Ways to Teach Kids About Weather

Weather or not you are a Science teacher, the sites we discuss today are great resources for all students! 🌞 This week, we chat about two great weather sites that can be incorporated into any elementary or middle school class...

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Jan. 23, 2023

Recess Can Be Fun AND Educational

It's recess time! I am excited to share this week's tool because it is super easy and fun to use in any classroom! is a website that offers a wide range of activities and resources for K-6 education. So …

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Jan. 9, 2023

Meet the Lab from PBS Wisconsin

Here on the Tech Tools for Teachers Podcast, we love FREE resources. And one free resource for teachers that is in every state is PBS - the Public Broadcasting System! What is also great is that PBS offers different resources...

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Jan. 2, 2023

OpenAI's ChatGPT & Dall-E-2 in Schools

If you haven't heard about it already, OpenAI's ChatGPT and Dall-E 2 programs are taking the world by storm. ChatGPT is an AI writing program that will write essentially whatever you'd like it to based on prompts that you inp...

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Dec. 19, 2022

Cloud-based 3D Design with Vectary

This week's site will keep your students busy creating and designing for hours! (If you need to keep them busy for a while.) 😉 Vectary is a cloud-based 3D design site that runs in the cloud! That means you don't …

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Dec. 12, 2022

Sharing Stories with StoryMap

We're always looking for different way for students to share their knowledge. This week, we found a cool site that does just that! StoryMap is a fun way for kids to tell a story or share their research without spending …

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Dec. 5, 2022

Zorbi & Postlight Reader Chrome Extensions

Who wants to make learning a tiny bit easier? This week we have two Chrome Extensions that help streamline everyday educational tasks! They are quick, helpful and can be used in any content area! Zorbi Postlight Reader Find a...

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Nov. 21, 2022

What Can You Do with Vocaroo?

It's Thanksgiving week in the U.S. We have a mini episode for you! Vocaroo is a super simple website for any age student to use! Go to, click the record button. Then click the red button to stop and …

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Nov. 14, 2022

Sites that Make Reading Fun!

It's reading time! Depending on the grade level and content that you teach, reading looks very different. So, this week I have two reading tools that have very different purposes. On this episode, we explore Teach Your Monste...

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Nov. 7, 2022

Creating Fancy Forms with Typeform & Jotform

Now that we are back in the swing of things let's talk about student projects. 😍 A lot of the teachers I work with love to build projects into their lessons and are looking for quick ways to have students …

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Oct. 31, 2022

Identifying Credible Information with Checkology

I am super excited to chat about Checkology, this week! Checkology is a tool from the nonpartisan News Literacy Project designed to support educators with lessons on media literacy. They have all kinds of topics from journali...

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Oct. 17, 2022

Creating Stories with My Storybook

Many of the teachers I coach with are looking for new ways to engage their students in writing. That means I'm always on the lookout for easy sites students can use to create stories. This week, we chat about My …

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Oct. 10, 2022

Hour of Code

Just take an hour, and code! I love to build coding into my classroom when ever possible. Coding skills help with so many other content areas and it's fun! The activities that students have access to now, are far beyond …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Snappa and Adobe Express

Now that we are back in the swing of the new school year, let's talk about student projects. 😀 A lot of the teachers I work with love to build projects into their lessons and are looking for quick ways …

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Sept. 19, 2022 Updates

I'm really excited to chat about this week! There have been so many improvements and upgrades since the last two episodes ( 2 & 50 ) on which we discussed Genially. The developers are definitely keeping educators in...

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Sept. 12, 2022

Using Spinner Wheel in Your Classroom

Spinner Wheel is a fun and easy tool you can use in your classroom. We have talked about a variety of ways to use random number generators to randomly select students in past episodes ( Random Group Generators You'll Love …

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Sept. 6, 2022

September 11th Resources & Civics Across Content Areas

We are back! Season 5 is finally here and I am so excited to share all kinds of free tech tools with you this season! I hope you had some time over the break to do what ever makes you …

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