1:1/Blended Learning Resources
Tools for Implementation

The traditional classroom and the computer lab have distinct advantages and limitations. In the past, teachers have had to choose between the power of computing and the freedom of face-to-face interaction with a group. Putting a device in the hands of each student provides the best of both worlds. Teachers and students can now communicate and collaborate in ways impossible until now.

Mesa 1:1

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Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Canvas -for grades 7-12

Google Classroom

Communication & collaboration tools:

Canvas -LMS for grades 7-12

Flipgrid - discussion Board using video

G Suite for Education -Google Apps for Education

Google Classroom

Google Hangouts

Lino -interactive sticky notes

Menti - instant participant created word cloud

MPS Share -grades 7-12 only

Office 365 -MS Office online

OneNote & Class Notebooks

Padlet - interactive sticky notes

Poll Everywhere

Remind -send text messages

SMART Learning Suite- use with or without a SMART Board

Webjets.io - interactive/collaborative bulletin board

Formative assessment & presentation:

Canvas - LMS for 7-12

Formative - create interactive quizzes with real time results using quizzes you already have created. (intro video)

Kahoot -create a quiz & play a game

Nearpod -interactive presentations


Quizizz -create a multiple choice quiz & play a game. Find more resources on the Resource Page

Quizlet Live -turn flashcard sets into a team game

SMART Response 2

Socrative -interactive quizzes & assessments


Academic content support:

Provided by MPS:

Multiple Subjects:




Physical Education:
Foreign Language

21st Century Technology Skills:

Digital citizenship & Internet safety

Keyboarding skills: Click here for a list of free websites to learn & practice typing.

Video creation:

Adobe Creative Cloud Express

EdTech Video resource page

Educreations -record video (Getting started with Educreations tutorial)

EDpuzzle -add interactivity to videos

List of free screencasting tools

PlayPosit (formerly eduCanon) -add interactivity to videos

Powtoon -animated video creator

TedEd -videos with lessons

Graphics Creators:

Adobe Spark Post

Canva -infographic creator

Images -EdTech resource page for finding copyright-friendly images for school

Pixlr -graphics creator/editor

Other free online tools:

Adobe Spark Page -web page builder


Book Creator


Diigo -online bookmarking

LucidChart -diagram maker

LucidPress -produce newsletters, flyers & more

Quizlet -customizable flashcards & games

Padlet -a blank wall to post on. Can be embedded in Canvas.

Rubistar -rubric creator

Scrible -online bookmarking & notation

Smore -board/flyer/newsletter/lesson builder


Timer Tab

Wizer -digital worksheet creator