Sites for Locating Resources
 

 

Neat Informational Site - Type in a Keyword to get info on the Topic
Qwiki 

Instructify
http://www.instructify.com/

Landmark Project
http://www.landmark-project.com/index.php
 

Scholastic Teacher
http://teacher.scholastic.com/

FactMonster
http://factmonster.info/

Primary Sources on the web
http://www.learnnc.org/lp/pages/2672

101 + Web Resources for Students
http://studenthacks.org/2008/03/04/resources/

100 Useful Reference Sites
http://www.teachingtips.com/blog/2008/07/07/100-unbelievably-useful-reference-sites-youve-never-heard-of/

100 Helpful Tools for Every kind of Learner
http://www.collegeathome.com/blog/2008/06/10/100-helpful-web-tools-for-every-kind-of-learner/

Top 100 Tools for Learning - 2010
http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/recommended/2010binb.html

 Online Learning Haven
http://www.learninghaven.com/

A List of Great Online Resources for Kids
http://ldenker.blogspot.com/2010/05/summer-days-are-near.html

Marcia's Lesson Links
http://www.marcias-lesson-links.com/index.html

Kerpoof Scholastics
http://www.kerpoof.com/teach

100 Awesome, Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers
http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/100-awesome-free-web-tools-for-elementary-teachers/

Tequipment's Educator Resource Center
http://community.teqsmart.org/e107_plugins/links_page/links.php

PBS Teachers - Activity Packs
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/activitypacks/

Directory of Educational Resources on the Web
http://www.alline.org/

Ideas to Inspire
http://www.ideastoinspire.co.uk/index.html

My Favorite Online Discoveries: Summer Days are Near
http://ldenker.blogspot.com/2010/05/summer-days-are-near.html

Teaching with the Web
http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/teaching.htm

50 Open Source Tools That Replace Popular Education Apps
http://itmanagement.earthweb.com/osrc/article.php/3888901/50-Open-Source-Tools-That-Replace-Popular-Education-Apps.ht

Print What You Like
Allows you to print only the details you need from a webpages and clear out all the ads and junk
http://www.printwhatyoulike.com/

Tag Galaxy
Neat way to gather information on different topics
http://taggalaxy.com/

Free Tech 4 Teachers
http://www.freetech4teachers.com/

Virtual Summer Camp for Teachers
Neat Online Tutorials for all kinds of Topics
http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=17616

 

Thinkfinity
http://www.thinkfinity.org/  

Great Sites from Thinkfinity

ARTSEDGE - Addresses the National Standards for Arts Education

EconEdLink - Addresses the Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics

EDSITEment  - Research Resources for all Standards

Illuminations - Addresses the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

ReadWriteThink - Addresses the IRA/NCTE Standards for the English Language Arts.

Science NetLinks' - Addresses the Benchmarks for Science Literacy.

Smithsonian's History Explorer - Addresses UCLA National Center for History in the Schools (NCHS) History Standards

Xpeditions - Addresses  the National Geography Standards

 

Sites for Collecting Bookmarks

Symbaloo
http://edu.symbaloo.com/

Linkable
http://www.linkable.com/

 

Kids Search Engines

Ask Jeeves Kids
KidsClick! Web Search

ALFY - The Web Portal for Kids

www.4Kids.org
MIKIDS!

Kitzu - Find, Learn, Create

Dibdabdoo.com child kid safe search
CyberSleuth Kids

Other Search Engines
http://duckduckgo.com/

 

 

Great Tools to Use with Lessons

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Symbaloo - Organize all your Favorites in a Cool Display
http://edu.symbaloo.com/

Citation Machine from David Warlick's Landmark Project
http://citationmachine.net/?resize=1

Neat Sites
Instructables - The World's Biggest DIY & How To Show & Tell

Motivational Poster
http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/motivator.php

Online Graphic Organizers
CmapTools - Home Page Cmap.html
Mindomo - Web-Based mind mapping software

bubbl.us - free web application for brainstorming online

Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab

Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

Read Write Think
http://www.readwritethink.org

Read Write Think Interactive Materials
http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/index.asp

Great Tools for the Classroom
http://classtools.net/

Random Name Picker - From the Great Tools Site
http://classtools.net/education-games-php/fruit_machine/

TripTico - Neat Interactive Instruction Tools and Productivity Tools for teachers like Timers, Counters, Spinners, etc.
http://www.triptico.co.uk/

Team Maker
http://chir.ag/projects/team-maker/
 

Graph Paper Maker
http://graphpaper.us/

MinutesPlease.com - Manage your web time
http://minutesplease.com/

Egg Timer
http://e.ggtimer.com/

Buddy2 - ResourceCentral Home Page
http://www.buddyproject.org/resources/default.asp 

Cramberry: Online Flash Cards
http://cramberry.net/ 

WatchKnow - Videos for kids to learn from. Organized
http://www.watchknow.org/ 

SqoolTube: K-12 Educational Videos
http://www.sqooltube.com/ 

Paula Word's portaportal
http://guest.portaportal.com/fairhope

Homeworkopoly
http://www.teachnet.com/homeworkopoly/

Prezi - Online Presentations
http://prezi.com/

Simple K12 Webinars
http://community.simplek12.com/scripts/student/webinars/

Tech Talk for Teachers
http://baileybunch6.blogspot.com/

Paper Toys - Cool Paper Cutouts
http://papertoys.com/

 

 

Sites that go with our Book Adoptions

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Houghton Mifflin Math
http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hmm/
Houghton Mifflin Mathematics Test Ready

Harcourt Reading
http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/trophies/menu.html

Harcourt School Publishers -- The Learning Site

MacMillian McGraw Hill Science
http://macmillanmh.com/science/2005/student/index.html

Harcourt Social Studies
http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/harcourt_horizons/book_menu.html

http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/harcourt_horizons/topmenu/index.html

Harcourt School Publishers -- The Learning Site




Multimedia Resources

Sites for Sounds, Graphics and Movies

 

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Always remember, When in doubt, look for the Terms of Use or the Restrictions on the site for details on how you can use the image.

 

List of Resources from Jordan School District 

 

Photo Collections
Dont Forget - Nettrekker and Discovery have a great Image Searches

Copyright Free Stuff -
5 Good Places to find Public Domain Images
http://www.pics4learning.com

http://morguefile.com/

http://www.sxc.hu/

http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic98.htm
http://www.freefoto.com/index.jsp
http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/
Native American Image Bank
Commons Picture Collection

Government Sites
http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/cwphome.html
http://images.fws.gov
http://www.loc.gov/pictures/
http://www.nps.gov/photosmultimedia

Political Images
http://bill.ballpaul.net/iaph/main.php

http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=124983

Search the Creative Commons for Images
http://www.imagecodr.org/search.html
http://photopin.com/

 

 

Clipart ETC Homepage Clipart ETC is a free collection of over 44,000 pieces of educational clipart for teachers and students. This royalty-free clipart is immediately available to all, no subscription, payments, or any information needed. U.S. National Park Service Photos & Multimedia Photos & Multimedia Fish and Wildlife Service 

 

Other Good Photo Resources - May not be Public Domain or Copyright Free. Make sure you check the Terms of Use.
http://www.junglewalk.com
http://www.photovault.com/
http://openphoto.net/
http://www.firstgov.gov/Topics/Graphics.shtml - US Goverment Graphics and Photos
http://www.openclipart.org

 

Clip Art Resources

Public Domain
http://www.wpclipart.com
http://www.pdclipart.org
http://openclipart.org/

Collection of Animated Gifs
http://www.harrythecat.com/dorret/

Free Clipart
http://www.teacherfiles.com/clip_art.htm

Phillip Martin Clip Art
http://www.phillipmartin.info/clipart/homepage.htm

Manipulating Graphics and Text

Online Image Editors or Animated Gif Creators
http://lunapic.com/editor/
http://www.gickr.com/

 

Fun Text Editors
http://www.flamingtext.com/

http://www.3dtextmaker.com/

 

Online Painting Tools
ArtPad
Flash PAINT Online Painting Tool

Cubescape - Your own digital landscape of block images
Viscosity
- Make neat images with color

 

Sound Resources

http://www.soundzabound.com - Free Service purchased by our district 

http://www.freeplaymusic.com
http://freekidsmusic.com/
http://www.junglewalk.com
http://www.fws.gov/video/sound.htm
http://dmoz.org/Arts/Music/Sound_Files/Samples_and_Loops/Production_Music_Libraries/
http://www.stonewashed.net/sfx.html
http://www.findsounds.com/
http://www.yuckles.com/catsounds.htm
http://www.yuckles.com/dogsounds.htm


 

Video Resources

Discovery Streaming
http://www.discoveryeducation.com

Teacher's Domain
http://www.teachersdomain.org/

Video Conversion
http://www.mikeash.com/software/qtamateur/
http://www.youconvertit.com/ConvertFiles.aspx

 

 

Resources for Various Multimedia Software 

iPhoto Resources
iPhoto Support Page
http://www.apple.com/support/iphoto/
Online Pictoral Tutorial
http://www.apple.com/support/iphoto/tutorial/index.html
iPhoto Lesson Plans
http://www.apple.com/education/ilife/
Apple Learning Interchange
http://ali.apple.com/

iMovie Resources
iMovie Support Page
http://www.apple.com/support/imovie/
iMovie Info Page
http://www.apple.com/ilife/imovie/


Print Shop Resources
Design Collections for purchase or download
http://www.mackiev.com/printshop/updates/holiday_packs.html


 

Web 2.0 Resources

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Web 2.0 Cool Tools for School
http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/

Jog the Web
http://www.jogtheweb.com/

List of Web 2.0 Resources
http://teachweb2.wikispaces.com/

Online Shared Collaboration, Writing and Brainstorming

CoSketch - a multi-user online whiteboard designed to give you the ability to quickly visualize and share your ideas as images.
http://cosketch.com/

WriteBoard - Shareable web-based text documents
http://writeboard.com/

VoiceThread - Share Presentations with Student Pictures and Audio
http://voicethread.com

Cramberry - Online shareable flashcards
http://cramberry.net/
 

Tagxedo - Tag Cloud with Styles

Etherpad Sites

Prezi - The zooming presentation editor

Glogster – Poster Yourself | Text, Images, Music and Video

FlockDraw- FlockDraw is the most seamless realtime collaborative drawing tool ever.

TagCloudCreators

Kidblog.org - Blogs for Teachers and Students

WordSift - Visualize Text

Myplick - share PowerPoint presentations online, slideshows, slide show

Croc O Doc - Comment on, edit, and fill out PDFs, Word documents, images and more.

Schoology - Your Digital ClassroomSchoology is a social network and learning management system (LMS) that makes it easy to create and share academic content.

Webspiration: Online Visual Thinking Tool | mywebspiration.com

 

Video / Image  Sharing

Animoto
http://animoto.com/

Flip Sharing
http://www.theflip.com/en-us/Products/flipshare.aspx#scene=sceneMain

Photo Funia
http://www.photofunia.com/