Category Archives: fine arts

Annennberg Learner Interactives

This is a very interesting, useful site. You choose the age level, the subject and the audience. It will then show you a list of interactive sites to use with your students. You will have to see this one. I … Continue reading

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Canva – graphic design creations for all

Canva Create stylish designs from scratch using their free tools or upload your own images with this site still in beta. Design postcards, social media graphics, eCards, and more that can be shared via Twitter or downloaded to your own … Continue reading

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Audacity

Did you know you have a digital recorder on your computer? It is a free and easy way to record the words of students as they read the words of others or their own. This program is loaded on all … Continue reading

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Livebinder

A “3-ring binder for the web.” This is a great tool for organizing online resources in an easy-to-use format. You can create a livebinder and share it or look through ones that have already been created by others. http://www.livebinders.com/

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Virtual Field Trips

Would you like to have your students participate in a videoconference with experts in their field? Perhaps you’d like to collaborate with another classroom in another part of the world? For resources to find Virtual Field Trips and collaborations, check … Continue reading

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WolframAlpha for general math

Wolfram Alpha is “an engine for computing answers and providing knowlwdge.” Trying to describe just what this means is very difficult, so you might want to watch their 1 minute video to understand. It has always been great for higher math, … Continue reading

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Pixabay

Finding free quality images is a tedious task – mainly due to copyright issues, attribution requirements, or simply lack of quality. This inspired us to create Pixabay – a repository for outstanding public domain images. You can freely use any … Continue reading

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The Art Zone

This site, developed by the National Gallery of Art, allows students’ creativity to run free! There are several different interactive art sites included that will allow you to: take an American folk art portrait and change everything from the background to … Continue reading

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Interactive Sites for Education

“All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!” http://interactivesites.weebly.com/index.html

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Quixey

This is a search engine for all types of apps (ipad, android, etc.) Quixey was founded in 2009 to solve a problem – millions of apps were being created, but there was no simple way to find them. App discovery … Continue reading

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