BYOT - Tools

In this section - you will see many general tools listed.  This list is merely suggestions and a place to start.  

WORD PROCESSING, SPREADSHEETS AND PRESENTATION CREATION

  • Google — for accessing your Jackson Prep Google Apps for Education
  • Prezi - a presentation tool that helps you organize and share your ideas.
  • Microsoft Office - this suite of programs is loaded on library, lab and cart computers.           

NOTE-TAKING

  • EverNote – note taking and website snipping…syncs with Google (web and apps)
  • OneNote -- Microsoft's notetaking solution

STORAGE

NOTE: ALL STUDENTS RECEIVE A GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION JACKSON PREP ACCOUNT WHICH GIVES STUDENTS 5G OF STORAGE.

  • Google Drive--Google Drive lets you store and access your files anywhere -- on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go. 
  • Dropbox—cloud storage all devices (web or apps)          

COMMUNICATION

  • Gmail – given to all Jackson Prep students, faculty and staff under mail.jacksonprep.net               
  • NetClassroom – Jackson Prep's Learning Management System.   
  • Skype - Real time communication with or without video
  • Google Sites - create your website. Useful for class projects or collaborative assignments.

OTHER PRODUCTIVITY PRODUCTS

  • Adobe Reader/Adobe Viewer—for reading pdfs
  • Audacity - - Audio editor for recording, slicing, and mixing audio.                                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Wunderlist – cloud based list making (prioritize life) accessible on multiple devices                 
  • PollEverywhere – text, Twitter or web polling tool (web and apps)
  • Screencast-O-Matic - free tool for creating screencasts.
  • Screenr free tool for creating screencasts.
  • Java - necessary to run may web based programs.  Download only if required.

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