Category Archives: Fine Arts

Free Instrumental Music available for school projects

When students create a digital project, they often want to add a soundtrack. Unfortunately that soundtrack is frequently copyright restricted. This site offers lots of music that can be legally used by students and teachers, alike. I especially like the fact that … Continue reading

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“The Best…” websites

Larry Ferlazzo is a widely known teacher, author, and blogger who has developed a multitude of “Best of” websites. This page lists 100s of his lists for everything from Art or Music, Math or English, to holidays and search engines. … Continue reading

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Knowmia

Thinking about flipping your classroom? Or just need a tool to record lessons for your blog? Check out Knowmia, a free site and app that is “technology for teaching, made simple.” You can also browse their video library with over … Continue reading

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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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Internet4Classrooms

Internet4Classrooms is a wondersful site filled with resources for teachers, students and parents. Resources are organized by grade, subject area or topic. They also offer technology tips and tutorials. They’ll just added a page highlighting Educational Apps! Internet4Classrooms

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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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