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Top 10 Websites and Apps of 2016

Posted by on January 3, 2017

top-ten-2016Every week, I post a website(s) or app(s) that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share which sites you-all thought were the most helpful in efforts to weave tech into the classroom experience. Between these twenty, they had over 240,000 visitors during the year. See if you agree:


  1. 12 Websites to Teach Mouse Skills
  2. 67 K-8 Hour of Code Suggestions–by Grade Level
  3. Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level
  4. 16 Great Research Websites for Kids
  5. 84 Math Websites for K-8
  6. KidzType–the Keyboard Practice Site You’ve Been Waiting For
  7. 31 Websites for Poetry Month
  8. 15 Websites to Learn Everything About Landforms
  9. 5 Programs That Make Digital Note-taking Easy
  10. 14 Websites That Will Excite Students About Tech


  1. 3 Classroom Management Apps You’ll Love
  2. 3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read
  3. 3 Apps for Close Reading–Snap!, ** **
  4. 3 Apps to Help Brainstorm Next Year’s Lessons
  5. 5 Favorite Classroom Apps
  6. 3 Apps to Keep Parents in The Loop
  7. 3 Apps to Combat Grammar Faux Pas
  8. 3 Organizational Apps to Start the School Year
  9. The Fun of IFTTT
  10. 5 Image Apps for your Classroom

Have a wonderful 2017!

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Click for her latest tech thriller, To Hunt a Sub.

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