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Which is the best education portal to learn online?

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It depends whether you are an educator looking to create a education portal website to teach students or if you are a student and you just want to learn from other online educators.

If you are an educator, the following list of education portal platform could be used to educate students online:

  1. Animoto Plus - One of the most popular web tools/apps for creating slideshows with free educational portal for schools.
  2. Answer Pad - A fantastic Student Response and Assessment System that uses an innovative graphical interface to help turn a teacher's classroom paperless (by doing testing on mobile devices) and assess students on any number of subjects in real-time using a free mobile app with digital portfolio capabilities.
  3. Been for Education - A innovative site  for collaboratively browsing the web with your class to incorporate different styles of teaching (i.e. Guided Instruction, Blended/Flipped Learning, etc.)  Best of all, educators create/monitor all student account activity.
  4. Biteslide - A fantastic site where educators create student accounts for making stunning slide book presentations that are ideal for Project Based Learning.
  5. BoomWriter - A terrific site for grades 3rd-8th that has students collaboratively writing a story/book while voting chapter by chapter on which one should be included.  Educators get to create the student the accounts and a finished product can then be published online and ordered.
  6. Buncee for Education - A wonderful site/app for creating beautiful/interactive presentations that can be embedded into a site or blog and educators can make and track the student accounts/assignments.
  7. ClassDojo - Widely used in classrooms throughout the world ClassDojo is an excellent free site/app that allows educators to manage student behavior and notify parents via the computer or mobile devices.
  8. Diigo - A very popular social bookmarking/annotating site that allows educators to share links with students for Guided and Project Based Learning.
  9. Drawp for School - A wonderful drawing app that integrates with a web portal where educators can create student accounts and share assignments/projects via the cloud or iPad.
  10. Edmodo - A safe learning environment for teachers and students.  A great all-in-one solution for education.
  11. EDpuzzle - One of my favorite safe site that does not require a student email to take a digital video and "make it your own".  This can be done by editing, cropping, adding a voice, etc.  Educators also have the ability to embed a quiz into the video for assessment and Flipped Learning.
  12. Flocabulary - A interesting site that allows teachers to share an educational account which allows access to educational hip-hop videos for learning and assessment.
  13. Gaggle - A great platform designed to making the web/mobile devices safe for students through built in filtering and more.
  14. Glogster EDU - A popular Common Core Aligned digital platform that allows educators to create student accounts for making interactive posters, signs, presentations, etc.
  15. GoAnimate for Schools - A excellent COPPA compliant site for making animated videos in a safe/secure environment.
  16. Google Apps for Education - nuff said...
  17. Kidblog - Quite simply the best blogging platform for students that does not require a student email to sign up.
  18. Kubbu - A great site for educators to make quizzes, crosswords, and puzzles and then analyze results without the need of student email addresses for accounts.
  19. LessonPaths - Formerly known as MentorMob EDU,  a fantastic site for creating learning playlists that can be use for Project Based/Guided Learning, a Flipped Classroom, and more.
  20. Little Bird Tales - A fun site/app for digital storytelling with lessons that are aligned to Common Core Standards.
answered by Charles Young (177 points)

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