If you need a background sound for your video, this is the place. Wind in the trees, waves crashing, owls, thunder, you name it and I think they have it recorded under a Creative Commons License. Have fun listening to the different sounds.
This is an iOS app. It makes it very easy to find or make flash cards to study. They can be the typical flash card or you can add sound or questions to the cards. They also provide a place to write the answer before you flip the card. Writing helps to put the information deeper into memory.
Writing Navigator - Think like a writer...from planning to publishing
These free tools are also apps for iPads or Chromebooks. Just click to launch the Writing Planner, Drafter, Reviser, or Publisher. Each of these resources help you work on your writing with suggestions and tips.
ABCYa's Word Cloud Generator is easy to use, lets you change the font, color, layout, and you can use up to 1000 words. It downloads or prints easily. It may look elementary, but adults will like it, too. No account required.
In the previous post, we showed you how to make and use a digital magnetic board with poetry. Now, we want you to see these boards can be fun for any subject. Add a background image of something to be labeled or identified such as the parts of a plant, heart, skeleton, etc. Make the names of the parts and let your students place them where they go. Once you have the words, you may copy the slide and use them again. Just insert a different picture or background. You can still add new words to the slide.
Make graphic organizer worksheets for your classroom. You can customize them with your own a name and instructions or use their default instructions.
Reading comprehension and writing skills can be improved. Use this site for students K-12. The students may post a review of their book, take a quiz, or answer questions about the book. The site will grade their answers for you and make suggestions to the students to improve their writing. You can connect through Google Classroom or Clever.
Quizlet is a "simple tool for learning anything!" It is a very fast way to make flashcards and then use them to memorize your material. You can make your own or use one of the 146,745,722 sets already made by others. There are several games you can play to help you with your learning, including the newly added Quizlet Live! which allows for individual or group competition. Search for you topic or even by your textbook title to find sets already made you and your students may use.
Curriculum Pathways focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources that may be easily sorted according to discipline, grade level, or standards for free to grades K-12. They feature over 1700 resources, including many inter-actives and primary sources. Be sure to take a look at the SAS Writing Reviser. It is a Google Doc add-on.