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Free resource with"world's largest collection" of videos and games aligned to Standards. Parent and teachers can easily search by standard to find resources for their students. It also has a large question item bank sorted by standards. You can quickly find questions for assessments here. Can be used with Google Classroom or Edmodo.
This is one of the many activities available on the National Park Service's WebRanger's website. It walks a student through how to read a map. It includes instructions on the Legend, scale, and directions. This could be done whole group with younger students and individually to reinforce the concepts.
Let your students make their own graphic organizers for free or use Bubbl.us to let your class brainstorm together. Easy to use site. You can make organizers without signing up for an account but you will not be able to save it and work on it later. You will need to finish it and print it in one setting or make an account where you can save it. It is free and you can sign up using your Google account.
Search thousands of Twitter chats, educational apps, videos, and websites that have been curated by teachers and given a Report Card. You can search using keywords or by grade level. Quickly make your own collection from all these to use in your classroom.
Use Plickers for formative assessment. It is a free tool. You download and print the answer cards that look like puzzle pieces. They are numbered 1 - 63. You give each student a card. They turn the card to answer multiple choice questions. You scan the room with your iPad, iPhone, Android device or Android phone. It lets you collect the student responses in real time, quickly showing you the students responses and whether they are right or wrong.
Students will love learning math, engineering, art, and science from Pixar. They show parts of their movies and how the made them. You get to see the math behind coding some of their scenes. they cover animation, modeling the environment, and more is coming.
CodeNewbie a site for those learning to program. They have podcasts, chats, and learning resources for people new to coding.