G Suite (Websites) G-suite for education includes Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Email, Forms, Classroom, Drawing, and Keep. All these different applications are great ways for students to communicate their understanding digitally, as well as work together to provide feedback through comments.
Google Meet (Website) Meet is another tool students can use to collaborate outside of school when travel is a challenge. It allows for real-time conferencing with video.
Skype (Website) Skype is another option for students to collaborate with one another outside of the classroom or with experts during the school day.
Soundcloud (Website) Soundcloud is a streaming platform where students can record themselves or their creative work and share it with different communities. Peers can give feedback and constructive criticism as students work on their communication skills.
Flipgrid (Website) Flipgrid allows students to respond to a question or prompt through recording a short video response and then respond to other classmates' responses. It can be embedded in your blog or website too.
PowToon (Website) Powtoon allows students to create animated presentations, using written, verbal, and image-based communication strategies to convey their ideas.
Animoto (Website) Animoto allows students to take video clips and photos to transform them into their own 30 second video.
Story Corps (App) Story Corps' app allows students to record and archive meaningful conversations or interviews with easy-to-use tools that produce high-quality recordings for free.
Smore (Website) Smore allows users to create professional looking newsletters. It's a great way for students to communicate with the larger community and synthesize their learning in an authentic context.
Remind (App) Remind is an app and website that allows you to quickly communicate class information with students and parents through text messages.