Tools (brainstorm in SGLDC):
1 🌟star = not free, only free trial, will cost $$2 🌟🌟star = ? 3 🌟🌟🌟star = free, with lots of limitation 4 🌟🌟🌟🌟star = free, with some limitation 5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟star = free with strong backing, serve the purpose 1. Padlet 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 link http://ezitnew.blogspot.com/search/label/Padlet?m=1 Ease of Use: Very easy, teachers are already using, Free: 3 Walls, can archive and restore back with no loss of data Cost per https://padlet.com/premium/checkout/select_plan","target":"_blank"}">individual pro:$$10/month or $$96/year https://padlet.com/premium/backpack/quotation","target":"_blank"}">Padlet Backpack Total Cost: 32k user *$$2 + $$1000 =$$65 000

Popularity: High, lots of schools and teachers are using both free and paid.

2. Miro 🌟 🌟 🌟

https://miro.com/index/

Ease of Use: Fairly easy to use, a lot of intuitive functionality for different purposes from whiteboards to mind maps.

Free: Free for educators, 3 editable boards

Total Cost: \)? need to ask Miro Enterprise

Popularity: High

Comments: A drawback is that the available space on each board can be zoomed out as much as one wants to, so it may be more difficult for students to focus back on a small part afterwards.

3. Mural 🌟

https://www.mural.com/

Ease of Use: This is very similar to Miro, in that there is a large variety of templates for collaborative work, and is just about as easy and intuitive to work with

Free: Free for classrooms of up to 100 people, 50% discount for school-wide plans. See also: https://www.mural.co/education"}">https://www.mural.co/education

Cost per user: $$12 per month (only 30 days trial, no free version) Total Cost: Ask them Popularity: High Comments: This has the same drawback as Miro above, that students may find it difficult to focus back on the small picture once the diagram gets too big. 4. Google Jamboard 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 link Ease of Use: Very easy to use, content is typed/drawn/etc. in small bite-sized frames Free: Yes Cost per user:$$0

Total Cost: $$0 Popularity: Used by some teachers as a convenient and useful online whiteboard Comments:$$4,999.00 hardware for serious collaboration and brainstorming ideas.

5. Lino.it 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟

https://en.linoit.com/

Ease of Use: Can be slightly difficult to format some lessons, as Lino uses a sticky note/post-it canvas style, mainly for collating short messages and photos.

Cost per https://en.linoit.com/en/premium/","target":"_blank"}">user premium: $$3 per month Total Cost: Ask them Popularity:High Comments: 6. Whiteboard.chat 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 link https://www.whiteboard.chat/ Ease of Use: Easy to use, with many features geared towards teaching. There is also a very comprehensive documentation for instructions on how to use the features available. Free: Yes, all features, unlimited boards, tries to save your credit card info though Cost per educator user:$$0

Total Cost: $$0 Popularity: high Comments: 7. Canva 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 link https://www.canva.com/ Ease of Use: Easy to use, with good support for lesson templates for a large variety of subjects like English, Math and Science. There is also a more dynamic presentation style for more engaging presentations. Free: Free for educators, try to save your image of your PC card to verify educator status, 5GB of cloud storage Cost per user:$$0 for educator, need to upload image of PS card to verify

Total Cost: $$0 Popularity: High, popular among students for project work Comments: 8. Popplet (Mind Map tool) 🌟 🌟 🌟 link https://www.popplet.com/ Ease of Use: Easy to use for building mind maps, Make one popplet, free! Free: 1 Popplet for free version, unlimited Popplets for paid versions Cost per user: Costs are per year:$$2 for 15 – 50 people;
$$1.50 for 51 – 100 people;$$1.25 for 101 – 250 people;
$$1 for 250 – 500 people;$$0.75 for 501 – 1000 people;
$$0.50 for over 1000 people. https://www.popplet.com/blog/popplet-group-subscriptions-for-schools-and-classes/"}">https://www.popplet.com/blog/popplet-group-subscriptions-for-schools-and-classes/ Total Cost: 32k users *$$0.50 = $$16 000 Popularity: Comments: 9. Google Slides 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 link Other review: https://geogshare.blogspot.com/2021/05/blended-learning-for-gi.html Ease of Use: Very convenient for collating information from various Google apps Free: Yes Cost per user:$$0

Total Cost: $$0 Popularity: high Comments: easy to use, part of what students already know and have. 10. BrainStormer 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 link https://www.brainstormer.online/ Other Review: https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2021/05/a-collaborative-brainstorming-and.html?m=1 Ease of Use: This is a specialized tool that makes brainstorming in class very easy to conduct, with a voting system at the end of the session streamlining the brainstorming process. Free: Yes Cost per user:$$0

Total Cost: $$0 Popularity: difficult to tell. Comments: created by Lone Kjeldgaard Pedersen from Copenhagen 11. Class Kick 🌟🌟🌟(more a lesson assignment system) link https://classkick.com/ Ease of Use: Easy to set assignments for students, and easy for teachers to monitor and grade student answers. Free: Free version allows for up to 20 questions per teacher, while Pro version allows for unlimited questions per teacher, and in addition also supports Google Classroom integration, folders, exporting of grades and answers, and saving students’ work to PDF. Cost per user: Total Cost:$$4800 per year per school of up to 1500 students (for more than that, a custom quote is required) See also: https://classkick.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360058606251-School-and-District-Pricing-FAQs"}">https://classkick.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360058606251-School-and-District-Pricing-FAQs

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12. Coggle 🌟🌟🌟 (Concept map and Mind map tool)

https://coggle.it/
Ease of Use: Very easy to create mind maps for collaborative work (i.e.: project work, revision, etc.)

Free: 3 private diagrams, unlimited public diagrams, the paid version allows for extra features like unlimited diagrams, seeing the full chat history, controlling line styles and text alignment, and sharing diagrams via links. There is a version for organizations that have even more features like bulk exporting, user data management, branded diagrams, consolidated billing, etc.

Cost per user: $$5 per month for individuals,$$8 per member per month for organizations