50 Free Teaching Tools That Aid Classroom Learning

Tools for Building Interactive Lessons

This is a category of dynamic and interactive educational tools that make learning engaging for the students. They give life to your lessons with sound, videos, infographics, assessments, quizzes, and animation.

1. iSpring Free

2. Kahoot

3. Edpuzzle

4. Starfall

5. SpellQuiz

6. Quizzizz

7. CommonLit

8. Quill

9. Plickers

10. Powertalk

Powertalk is a presentation enhancement tool that automatically speaks your PowerPoint slides. When compared to other common ‘text-to-speech’ programs, Powertalk can speak text as it appears and can also speak hidden text attached to images.

11. FreeOnlineSurveys

FreeOnlineSurveys is a tool for building online tests, surveys, and forms. You can create quizzes using the drag-and-drop builder and 22 question types and fields, share them with your students and staff members, and analyze responses with its data reporting tool right from your mobile devices.

12. JeopardyLabs

13. Edgames

Classroom Management Tools

A teacher’s tasks include planning lessons, marking attendance, assigning homework, and grading. This is where you can benefit from classroom management tools — they can help you streamline all these processes and improve communication and the learning process.

14. Edmodo

15. ClassDojo

16. Google Classroom

17. Class123

18. Flubaroo

19. Show My Homework

Content Sources

With the enormous amount of educational digital content on the web, teachers can make their lessons even more useful and engaging. However, it is crucial to find trustworthy websites that provide valuable content. Here are a few sources of digital content you might find helpful in your teaching practice.

20. Ted-Ed

21. YouTube Teachers

22. YouTube Edu

23. Ted Talks

24. TeacherTube

25. SchoolTube

26. Google Books

27. Readworks

28. Bibsonomy

29. Project Gutenberg

30. Gapminder

Audio-Visual Design Tools

Audio-visual content is an effective asset for achieving your teaching-learning objectives. If you want to save time creating graphics, animation, or videos, or don’t have the requisite skills to work on advanced photo and video editing platforms like CorelDRAW and Photoshop, leverage easy-to-use tools from the list. The exciting thing is you can access them all for free.

31. Pixlr

32. Animoto

33. Pic-Lits

34. Gickr

35. Smilebox

36. Pixton

37. Chartsbin

38. Tableau Public

39. Roxio Photoshow Maker

40. Ezvid Wikimaker

41. Free Cam

42. MakeBeliefsComix

43. Vocaroo

Communication and Collaboration Tools

Communication and collaboration are important aspects of both teaching and learning. We’ve compiled a list of tools that will help you make these processes even easier and more efficient. Here you’ll find teaching communities, tools for sharing educational resources and tips, and apps for conducting online discussions.

44. Flipgrid

45. Goboard

46. Teaglo

47. Loop

48. Teach Learn Lead

49. Google Docs

50. Bloomz


We hope you found this helpful. If you can think of other free tools that can help improve the teaching-learning experience in the classroom, please leave your thoughts in the comment section below.



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