Category Archives: Language Arts

Kahoot! Game-based Classroom Response System

Kahoot! is a must-have tool for classrooms that are BYOD or 1:1. Sign up for your FREE account, then create your quiz, discussion, or survey using any device – laptop, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, or Android. Participants join your Kahoot! without … Continue reading

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OverDrive – the anywhere, anytime public library

This app is your 24/7 access to millions of titles in thousands of libraries across the world. OverDrive is one of the top-rated eBook apps and is available for iOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac, and Windows.  Visit OverDrive!

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Emaze for Amazing Online Presentations

Select a professionally designed free template and get started creating your own emaze presentation. If you are tired of PowerPoint but still want to present a high quality visual show for your audience, then give emaze a try. Install the … Continue reading

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Digital Creativity Guide

Common Sense Media has put together a collection of apps. websites, and games to foster creativity in you and your students. They are organized by category and under each category they are further divided by age group. The categories are … Continue reading

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Turtle Diary

Turtle Diary describes itself as a “learning playground.” Teachers through 5th grade will find tons of interactive games, worksheets and so much more! Many of these would work great with your interactive whiteboard. You can search by grade level or … Continue reading

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New Poetry Sets by ReadWorks.org

We have highlighted this site before but they have recently released a collection of K-12 Poems and Questions Sets to inspire a love of poetry. Each poem is paired with a question set designed to help your students comprehend the … Continue reading

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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

Here is a quick list by category of different ways to use Twitter in your classroom with your students, other teachers, or parents by Jane Clare. 60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

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Fact Monster

Try out Fact Monster from Information Please – students can get homework help, find interesting facts, search the reference desk, and use the thesaurus and almanac to gather information for any project. They have thousands of subjects. FactMonster

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App for Free Children’s Books for Educators

This is an “All-You-Can-Read” ebook service for kids. Educators can sign up for a free account to use on school devices, but there is a monthly fee if parents wish to use it at home. There are a wide variety … 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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