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Useful District Web Tools

  • EduCafe
    Created as a central location for all instructional staff to access the information, tools, and resources needed to impact students in Leander Independent School District.

  • Fabulous, fun and free!
    An introduction to various Web 2.0 tools for use in the classroom, for collaboration, assessment, and more.
  • Professional Development Journal Collection
    A collection of academic and professional articles from leading professional journals, magazines, and newspapers. A great way to find research-based trends and best-practices in education.
  • ASCD Book Collection
    A collection of professional development books and materials available as e-books. This greatly enhances the library's professional section and provides access to many of the great resources from the CIC conference.
  • Noodle Tools (Mason)
    A useful site with tutorials and detailed instructions for teaching NoodleTools for citation.
  • Library Assessment
    Ways to use assessment in the library

Fostering Creativity

Students can use these free tools to create products and projects for assignments that will allow integration of technology while motivating kids for the fun they are to use....

  • Jam Studio
    Create music and save files--be sure to clikc on the In the Classroom icon for additional information on accounts and saving
  • Odosketch
    Users can "paint" pictures, save images, watch videos of other works of Odosketch are being created
  • Story Bird
    Kids can create their own books online
  • Fodey
    Create news paper clippings from research...or a number of other things on this graphic design web site
  • Glogster
  • Blabberize
    Make a picture talk...
  • Animoto
    Create a quick movie using your pictures and their music! And it is free!

Scholastic Resources for Teachers

Assessment Tools

  • Google Quizzes--5, 10, 15 and 20 Question
  • Class Tools
    A variety of tools...including templates that can be used for a variety of assessments (FOR and OF), including Random Name Picker
  • Quizlet
    Create and share flash cards
  • Study Stack
    Choose from a variety of flashcards for everything from ACT prep to Foreign Languages, create your own, or have students create and share theirs.

Password Help

The following document has password help for all of the Leander ISD subscriptions.  Ask your librarian for the password, or think about the Rutledge mascot (hint, hint).


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