Iao School - handy resources for your computer

Word Processing/Office Suite Software

  • Google Docs - FREE office suite from Google, includes ability to collaborate.
  • Libre Office - FREE Office Suite built on Open Office that is compatible with Microsoft Office Mac/Windows.
  • Microsoft Office - FREE - Use the lastest version of Microsoft Office Online version

Digital Image editing sites & Software

Sites to edit your digital images (or software to download)

  • Pixlr - A lot like Adobe Photoshp, online and FREE
  • SumoPaint - Another Adobe Photoshop like editing site
  • Powtoons- Create free animated videos and presentations

Other Software

  • Scratch- Create games, music, art and animations.
  • Doink - A place to create, discuss and enjoy custom animations.
  • Skitch - Annotate edit and share screen shots FREE
  • MIT App Inventor - Create your own Android app for your smartphone.
  • Swift -a powerful and intuitive programming language for iOS, OS X, and watchOS. 
  • DropBox - Free cloud storage that sync's your files

For Teachers

  • Prezi - Create stunning presentations with this online tool.
  • Jing - Jing is free software that adds visuals to your online conversations.
  • Pb Works - PBworks lets you create a secure online workspace in about 60 seconds. Encourage classroom participation with interactive wiki pages that students can view and edit from any computer.
  • Edublogs - Create a blog (FREE) that is not blocked by the HIDOE.
  • Infinite Campus - Infinite Campus login
  • Rubistar - RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics..

Software to build your website

  • Weebly - Easy way to create a website
  • Yola - Create a website in minutes
  • Wix - Another excellent way to create a website

Useful for Students

  • Log into your Iao School Google Apps account HERE
  • U.S. Government website for kids - A safe place where kids can create, share and learn
  • National Georgraphic Kids - National Geographic Society Grade
  • FunBrain.com Hosted by: Pearson Education, Inc. Grade Levels: K-8 Website includes interactive games for math, reading and other fun brain games for children from kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • BrainPop - Animated curriculum based content for students.
  • iSafe - A place for students to learn about cyber safety and share online experiences with others

If you know of other useful software to place here please email Mr. McCarty for review.