Time is a gift, given to you,
given to give you the time you need
the time you need to have the time of your life.
~Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Tools and Resources for reflecting on learning...

Letters to the Future

  • FutureMe.org is based on the principle that memories are less accurate than e-mails. So send your future self some words of inspiration. Or just share some thoughts on where you'll or what you'll be up to next week, in a year, three years...more? And then we'll do some time travel magic and deliver the letter to you. Future You, that is!

Wheel Decide
  • Wheel Decide is a tool that can be used when you have a few choices that you need to decide between. This can be used for book club decisions, lunch options, free time choices, who should do something or any other choices that you might need decided randomly.


Polling the Audience

  • Poll Everywhere: Poll Everywhere is a survey tool that can be created on the fly with live answers scrolling instantly. Multiple choice and open-ended responses can be given via text or the web. http://polleverywhere.com
  • Mentimeter: Mentimeter allows you to use mobile phones or tablets to vote on any question you specify. Our vision is to improve the meeting between a presenter and an audience. https://www.mentimeter.com/

Brainstorming: Idea Sketch

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Idea Sketch

Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Idea Sketch for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more!
Cost: Free

Random Name Generator
  • The Random Name Generator tool is from Instant Classroom and is a free, easy way to load student or teacher names for random drawings, groupings, etc.

Name Selector


Name Selector

A Fun classroom management tool for Teachers, that will engage and entertain students. The Random Name Selector is a Fun (and fair) way to select students for that special task or to answer that question.Cost: Free



Create your own time capsule of a memorable moment using this adaptation of the popular web-site, FutureMe.org.
Cost: .99

To Me By Me

Use this app to send a letter to yourself in the future.
Cost: .99