Free Web sites that teach typing skills and help build speed and accuracy.
Do you need training on Microsoft's Office products? Whether you want to use Office 2003, 2007, or 2010, this site will help you make the most of this software. You can choose by course Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, etc. or you can follow the Beginner's training roadmap to see where you need to start.
Use this free site without registering to practice your typing or register and you can track your progress. It has graphs showing your speed and mistakes and offers tips to help you improve.
Learning resources for students - thousands of videos, interactive tools, worksheets, and assessments to enhance student learning and motivate them to want to learn more.
Word of the Day site that features buzzwords hear in the media.
This site has a collection of almost 600 maps where the land mass size changes to indicate the information. For example, the map on death rates around the world by ages shows the US as a small almost line for infant deaths and it slowly grows to look more like the shape of the US as you go up in age.
Help your students understand what slight changes in temperature or humidity have on the weather. Students can see the difference by using the sliding scales to make these changes.
Ambleside is a school in England and their website (known as Ambleweb) has a plethora of interactive tools and student examples for younger students. Take a few minutes to checkout this side - you'll be surprised at the treasures you'll find!
Just about everyone has created a Jeopardy-type game using PowerPoint. It's a great tool for reviewing. The problem occurs if you try to post it to your blog. It seems that no matter what you do, when someone opens the link, the entire power point presentation opens. This ruins the effect by allowing students to see answers and questions without the game format.
Jeopardy Labs is a great solution. It is free and easy to use. To create a game you simply assign a password and add content. When you save you'll be given two links: one to play and another to edit.