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Software Ratings for Parents

This site is being provided to help parents learn more about the types of information that is collected about their children on websites commonly used in the district. 
 
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Animoto

HISD Safety Rating:

PG13
  Security Rating: Somewhat Secure (13 PASS points)

Animoto is an online mobile video creation service (products can include pictures, music, text and narration). Teachers and students can create and share videos (introductions, projects, book trailers, public service announcements, unit introductions, unit summations/conclusions, video scavenger hunts).Learn More


bubbl.us

HISD Safety Rating:

G
  Security Rating: Secure (22 PASS points)

Bubbl.us is an online mind mapping and graphic organizing tool.Learn More


diigo

HISD Safety Rating:

G
  Security Rating: Somewhat Secure (16 PASS points)

Diigo lets users annotate directly on a webpage and create a library of the pages you have visited. This increases the effectiveness of online research because when you return to the resource, the annotations are still available for viewing. Collected resources can be organized and shared with others for collaboration.Learn More


easybib

HISD Safety Rating:

PG13
  Security Rating: Somewhat Secure (14 PASS points)

EasyBib is an online tool that collects research material information from the user and formats it into a bibliography.Learn More


edmodo

HISD Safety Rating:

PG13
  Security Rating: Secure (21 PASS Points) 

Edmodo is a social learning platform that allows teachers, students, and parents to communicate. Edmodo provides an area to conduct class activity. Access to students and classroom content is limited to those given access by the teacher.Learn More

 
 
 
 
Updated: 5/5/14