Google Apps for Education: while we're all using Google Docs, Drive, Sheets, Forms, Slides and Hangouts, there is also a highly useful app in this family: Google Keep - a multimodal note-taking, organization, and list-making tool. You can create, share, and organize written, audio-recorded, or image-based notes. With this tool, faculty can encourage note-taking, help students organize group projects and track their learning progress through collaborative to-do lists. You could also use the Google Chrome extension for Google Keep to bookmark and take notes from web pages.
Zoom: Video conferencing tool, allows for collaboration via screen and content sharing, break rooms and meeting recordings. You can also use Zoom to record video lectures, while you share your screen or use the whiteboard feature - just 'Start a Meeting' for yourself and hit the record button (you'll need to edit the video in a different app though). Perfect for recording online interviews and guest speakers. (Zoom)
Perusall: Create and grade team-based reading assignments with Perusall
VoiceThread: Enhance online learning interactions with the use of media via VoiceThread
Grayboard: This Chrome extension tool allows instructors to build libraries of comments to post in discussions or provide feedback in one click. Sign up for a free trial: Grayboard
Post-it Plus: Capture and organize notes from collaboration sessions with Post-it Plus iOS app.
A Web White Board (AWW): Easy way to draw, write, add images and share the link with collaborators.
Padlet: Platform-agnostic real-time online collaboration. Use Padlet boards via web browsers, iPad app, Android app, Safari extension, or Wordpress plugin.
Explain Everything: This white board app allows you to create interactive presentations, collaborate and share your work. Explain Everything is available for Windows, Chrome OS, iOS and Android platforms. You can record narration as you add and edit text, images, web links or videos. You can also collaborate with teams to build and share online projects. Learn to use this app with this User Manual.
Instagram: Social engagement, visual research and reporting tool for the classrooms. (Instagram)
Twitter: Social media tool for engagement, professional online presence and research. (Twitter)
IFTTT: Stands for IF This Then That. This tool allows you to create recipes that automate online tasks— for instance, if Instagram hashtag X then put in Google Spreadsheet. There are LOTS of useful recipes ready to go. (IFTTT)
Flipgrid: Video sharing platform for student engagement and assessment. Create Video Boards for the students to post video responses and comments. (Flipgrid)
EdPuzzle: is a free assessment-centered tool that allows teachers and students to create interactive online videos by embedding either open-ended or multiple-choice questions, audio notes, audio tracks, or comments on a video. EdPuzzle interactive videos can be made with videos from a number of websites, including YouTube, TED, Vimeo, and National Geographic. (EdPuzzle)
Kahoot!: free student-response tool for administering quizzes, facilitating discussions, or collecting survey data. It is a game-based classroom response system played by the whole class in real time. Kahoot allows for the design of multiple-choice quizzes as well as polls and surveys that populate on-the-spot data, great for discussion starters. (Kahoot!)