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Task TypeFree ToolsPaid Tools
Premade ELA Instructional Videos/SlidesLearnZillion, ShowMe, YouTubeiReady, Exact Path, Brain Pop, Flocabulary, Discovery Education, NearPod (for self paced lessons)
Premade Math Instructional Videos/SlidesLearnZillion, Zearn, Khan Academy ShowMe, YouTubeiReady, Exact Path, Brain Pop, Discovery Education, Flocabulary, NearPod (for self paced lessons)
Create your own videosScreencastify (5 min), Loom, Screencast-o-matic (15 min),, vocaroo (audio only), YouTubeShowMe app (unlimited uploads/sharing)
Teacher whiteboardingGoogle Canvas, ShowMe 
Add interactive elements (quizzes, questions) to existing videosVizia, Edpuzzle (20 video limit)  
Student portfolios (create videos, photos, drawings, text)Seesaw, Class Dojo 
Tools for engagement during live teaching sessionsGoogle Jamboard, Padlet (3 boards only), Google Slides, 
Turning regular worksheets into interactive assignmentsWizer 
Math & science simulationsPhET Interactive Simulations 
Student video responseFlipgrid 
SlideshowsGoogle Slides, PowToon, Prezi, FlipSnack 
Student collaboration & curationPadlet (3 boards only), shared Google Slides and Google Docs, Wakelet 
Green Screen VideoDoInk app 
PodcastAnchor app 
Student graphic design & StorytellingGoogle Drawings, Piktochart, ThingLink, Make Beliefs Comics, StoryBoardThat, PowToonPowToon premium, KidBlog
Skill Practice/GamesRoom Recess, Kahoot, Quizizz, IXL, NewsELA, ABCya, Starfall (some free), Seesaw   
Flash cardsQuizlet 
Talking AvatarsVoki 
Self Reflection & AssessmentsGoogle Forms, Quizizz, Kahoot 
Audio recordingVocaroo