Here are a bunch of ideas:
1) Involve the students - Use an online poll or backchannel to interact with your students during your lesson. This gives every student a voice and builds character and understanding amongst peers.
a. Poll Everywhere
b. Tally.tl - Click here for my blog post.
c. Today's Meet
e. Geddit - Click here for my blog post.
2) Student Choice -Allow your students to show their learning with these choices. Giving students a say in how they show their knowledge is empowering.
a. Mindmapping with Slatebox or Bubbl.us- Click here for my blog post
b. Create a visualization with Canva or Buncee or Smore - Click here for my blog post
c. Create an infographic with Easel.ly - Click here for my blog post
d. Use this simple drawing site
3) Use a video - There are many choices of adding media to your lesson. Students today live in a media rich environment driven by videos. Tap into their learning style.
a. Educanon - Click here for my blog post
b. Teachem - Click here for my blog post
c. Lesson Paths, Blendspace, HapYak - Click here for my blog post
4) Add some game elements to your lesson - Gamification can add so much enjoyment and engagement to your lessons. Students find games to be motivational and rewarding.
a. Kahoot.it - Click here for my blog post
b. BrainRush - Create your own games or use the thousands that are available
c. Zondle - Click here for my blog post
d. FlipQuiz or eQuizShow - Jeopardy style review games.
5) Use any of the amazing tools on Classtools.net!! Whenever I am in need of some tech inspiration and ideas, I often will visit this site for some help. Putting a little time into planning an interactive activity will go a long way with student learning.