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Digital Teaching & Learning Resources: Differentiation

Digital teaching and learning resources using the SAMR model

Rewordify [An online software which simplifies English for faster comprehension].

Floop [An app for teachers to give and collect student feedback through conversation threads].

Gimkit [A game-based learning solution in which students can create games and educators can then assess the results].


MindMup [an online mind mapping service that integrates with Google Drive. e.g., In an English class, students can use MindMup to create a simple word web, print it out to turn in the word web map to the teacher, rather than drawing a word web on paper].

Freemind [Mind-mapping software].

Answer Pad [A student response system and assessment tool. The "Go Interactive" feature enables real-time collaboration, to better gauge student understanding].

Badaboom [easy-to-use classroom response system through which users can create learning quizzes and games to assess and differentiate instruction].

Edji [An interactive learning tool that engages students through collaborative highlighting, annotation, comments, and even emojis. The detailed heat map helps to gauge student understanding].


BoomWriter [A site that lets students express their creativity by adding their own chapters to an initial story prompt. Classmates can anonymously vote on which ones should be included in the final story. Boomwriter then publishes these stories as softcover books, and can personalize each one to include the student's name on the cover and their final chapter as an alternate ending. Other tools support nonfiction and vocabulary-based writing activities].


DebateGraph [Enables students to participate in collaborative debate or group brainstorming].

PayGrade [freemium; PayGrade is a virtual reality for lessons in finance]


ZipGrade [freemium; Turns your phone or tablet into an optical grading machine. It reads free-to-download answer sheets in multiple sizes. Provide instant feedback to students by grading exit tickets, quizzes, and formative assessments as soon as they finish].

Wootube [Math teacher Eddie Woo's lesson videos]


BoomWriter [an easy-to-use infographic maker].

Prezi [freemium; presentation software]

Buncee [A blended interactive learning tool for creating presentations or digital stories that can be embedded into a site/blog. Teachers can also flip a classroom by assigning quizzes, plus track and monitor students - does not include Vicki].




Canva [Freemium; A multimedia design platform to create social media graphics, presentations, posters and other visual content]




Kagan Structures Cheat sheet [pdf]