Here are our favorite resources. They can be old favorites, something that you are thinking of trying, or a link that would be of interest to other teachers at our school. Please post comments on the discussion board. If you'd like to add a resource and are not a member of the wiki, just email me.
Just learned about these!
QR Code Creator
Track QR codes
Tried and True
These websites are amazing resources. Before I search all over the Internet, I check these out first.
. The site is very easy to navigate and also has some great webinars. See OK2ASK at the website.
You can learn so much at
. Become a member. It doesn't cost anything & you won't get annoying emails either.
I subscribe to
Free Technology for Teachers
, so I get the latest and greatest info. You can also just visit the website and check out the vast quantity of resources.
You can go to camp and learn about tons of technology at
Virtual Summer Camp
. It doesn't even have to be summer!
We all know that
has thousands of streaming videos, but they also have a tremendous assortment of other resources. Create assignments for students and they can access them through their own accounts.
Here are instructions for how to create student accounts. I suggest you add an SO to the beginning of their Stone Oak usernames and use their regular passwords (i.e. cglenn = socglenn). It's easy to remember and shouldn't conflict with other Discovery Network users.
Discovery Education - Assign Content to Students or Classes.pdf
Discovery Education - Add media resources to My Content.pdf
Discovery Educator Network
for access to even more teaching resources.
Stone Oak iPad Information.doc
iPad and iPod Touch Resources
Here are resources to locate
Public Domain Photographs
= pictures you can use on your websites, wikis, glogs, etc.
you can watch YouTube videos without comments, suggestions, etc.
The Kid Should See This
is a site with a terrific collection of extremely interesting videos for kids.
Watch the video below and learn how to create a test or survey using Google Docs. Your students respond and you can instantly graph the results.
Here's a link to 2
5 Best Sites for Free Educational Videos
Check this out!
Project Based Learning Checklists
- These PBL checklists are so easy to personalize and simple to use.
Check the readability of a website at
Here's a huge slideshow about Digital Storytelling.
Weaving The Story Of Learning
TeachersFirst has fantastic online "Snack" sessions at
Great list of sites with
free teacher resources
Here are 7 sites to find
Free Sounds Resources
Webinar Resource Top Ten STEM Resources.pdf
. Be sure you make an account with GlogsterEDU.
Know it all
is a fantastic site out of South Carolina. This site covers a huge range of topics.
Create certificates and much more at
Here are several sites with info about the
Gulf Oil Spill
Count up or count down with
is simple to use and it has HUGE numbers.
I just came across
Ideas to Inspire
. There are links to numerous ways to integrate technology in your classroom.
looks like a great way to find the name of something when you know what it looks like, but you don't know what it's called.
Cool Tools for Schools
has several different technology tools - collaboration, video, slideshows, and several more.
has some great tools for your class. Want to pick a student's name at random? There's a program for that and lots more. Zars likes this, too.
This is amazing. The computer reads your mind at
before and it's a terrific resource.
6 Traits Post-its
has pdf templates with directions for printing revision and editing notes on post-its. Very clever.
has a huge collection of math practice.
Welcome to Absurd Math
is a great way to challenge our math brainiacs.
I just found this math link that figures out mean before your very eyes!
The Mean Machine
Practice multiplication at
Get everyone involved in science at
Students can access
Webcams for Animal Observations
and then record data online (paperless!).
Smithsonian Classroom Biodiversity Lessons
incorporate a variety of tools as students learn about decomposers, animal footprints, and much more.
Science and Math Simulations
has so many levels - built in differentiation.
Year of Science
is chock full of educational science games. Check out the Planet Earth link.
I found this website last year and found it to be pretty amazing. Besides the ton of resources for Science Fair, it actually has a tool that walks a student through the process of choosing a science fair project. I can go on a vacation. This site does it all!
Dr. Jeff's Blog on the Universe
has a huge range of resources from understanding the basics of science to exploring the universe. Very interesting site.
I just found
Science Books Online
. It looks pretty cool. Lots of higher level info, but scroll through & you'll find some goodies.
- You can watchlive webcasts of launches, landings, spacewalks, and astronauts on the ISS.
Windows to the Universe
is another fabulous resource.
Earth Science Week
is in October. This link has great lessons & resources. You can also order a toolkit that's packed with info and lots of goodies for about $8.
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