Learning resources for students - thousands of videos, interactive tools, worksheets, and assessments to enhance student learning and motivate them to want to learn more.
Word of the Day site that features buzzwords hear in the media.
This site has a collection of almost 600 maps where the land mass size changes to indicate the information. For example, the map on death rates around the world by ages shows the US as a small almost line for infant deaths and it slowly grows to look more like the shape of the US as you go up in age.
Help your students understand what slight changes in temperature or humidity have on the weather. Students can see the difference by using the sliding scales to make these changes.
Ambleside is a school in England and their website (known as Ambleweb) has a plethora of interactive tools and student examples for younger students. Take a few minutes to checkout this side - you'll be surprised at the treasures you'll find!
Just about everyone has created a Jeopardy-type game using PowerPoint. It's a great tool for reviewing. The problem occurs if you try to post it to your blog. It seems that no matter what you do, when someone opens the link, the entire power point presentation opens. This ruins the effect by allowing students to see answers and questions without the game format.
Jeopardy Labs is a great solution. It is free and easy to use. To create a game you simply assign a password and add content. When you save you'll be given two links: one to play and another to edit.
All kinds of interactive activities for learning Spanish. It was formerly named Spanish Grammar Activities. Lots of individual activities as well as specific learning modules. Students can hear the language spoken as they learn.
The new, easy way to collaborate with others. Drag and drop a note, upload an image, add a document and work together. You can even add a to do list so everyone is clear on what they need to do next.
Many people think of epals as simply a tool for getting secure email accounts for students - and it is that, but it is so much more. If you'd like to expand your classroom beyond the physical building - this is the site for you. Find other classrooms with which to collaborate. You can join one of their projects or simply do one of your own. This is also a good place to find others with which to Skype.
If you're interested in getting an account for yourself and/or your students, contact your Technology Resource Teacher.