FieldTripZoom provides you with an online service that allows you to search, order, schedule and connect to hundreds of live interactive programs. These programs provide your students with unique learning experiences that align with your courses and drive home the in-class materials.
Museums, zoos and historical sites are some of the best sources of educational content specific to the curriculum. Whether it’s history, the arts, anthropology or other subject matter areas, these institutions can bring a new level of understanding to the material.
Additionally, the integrated software-based video conferencing allows you to easily connect to the programs directly from your classroom. If you’re ready to bring the world to your classroom, don’t delay and take a virtual field trip today .
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Thinglink | Posted on January 7, 2013
Bag of Thinglink Resources has 53+ ways to use Thinglink in the classroom.
Technology Tools for Teaching and Learning begins with making statements teachers might have for students. An example – I want my students to create web-based timelines. Then, there is an extensive list of free online resources to help meet that learning objective.
Earth Cam.Com has a live camera view of most of the major cities in the world. Allows you to give students that true visual of what a place is like with real time views.
Wolfram Alpha Education Portal In the portal you’ll find a dynamic textbook, lesson plans, widgets, interactive Demonstrations, and more built by Wolfram education experts. You can take a look at the types of materials we offer below, but to get full access to all materials, you need to sign up for a free account.
Zoo Whiz has online content students can access at home or school. They say teacherscan set up free accounts for their class and oversee progress. There is also a paid premium edition.
Great site for finding, creating, or uploading infographics on any topic imagineable. I can see math teachers using these infographics to compare data and as a great starting point to lead to larger mathematical questions.
Siemens Science Day
Teachers, engage and amaze your students. Here you’ll find videos, tools and revealing hands-on activities for students in grades 4 through 6 to help reinvent your science class. New, original experiments with intuitive directions, materials lists and home extensions
Vocabulary Games for English Language Learners and all students who need practice.
Vocabulary.co.il is a leading vocabulary website worldwide with the best flash online word games. The vocabulary games include an online word search, an online crossword puzzle, and hangman online (our version is called HangMouse). Users choose the vocabulary list that the online word game will use in the word game. The vocabulary games are popular for use on smart boards for word games to build vocabulary skills in classrooms.
Speakaboos is an educational resource for the classroom and home.
Our award-winning videos teach reading skills, life lessons, and creativity in a fun and safe environment. Each story comes to life with educational worksheets, activities, and games. Speakaboos timeless tales are ideal for kids of any age.
Take a look at our lesson plans, worksheets, arts and crafts, recipes, interactive coloring pages, flash cards, and games.
Marzano Research Classroom Resources has tools for teachers such as vocabulary activities, reproducibles from his books, games, and math resources.
Go Social Studies, Go! is a great site with virtual resources to liven up all those dates and names. Topics include World Geography, World History, Ancient History, and Colonial America.
is a free download – just sign in using your Windows Live account.
Microsoft Mathematics provides a set of mathematical tools that help students get school work done quickly and easily. With Microsoft Mathematics, students can learn to solve equations step-by-step while gaining a better understanding of fundamental concepts in pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, physics, chemistry, and calculus.
Microsoft Mathematics includes a full-featured graphing calculator that’s designed to work just like a handheld calculator. Additional math tools help you evaluate triangles, convert from one system of units to another, and solve systems of equations.
Teaching Library is the place to discover free teaching ideas and lesson resources linked to children’s books and literature.
Ask a Tech Teacher Great Web Sites for Kids
has a gazillion (or so it seems) links to web sites for your students. If you have the time, don’t stop there. Click some of the links at the top of the page to get tech tips and more.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Educational Resources, Games | Posted on August 18, 2011
Academic Skill Builders Games
Engage and motivate students with multiplayer educational games. Play the games for free, and with Arcademics Plus you can track student performance, tailor game content, and analyze problems.
Math Guy on NPR Archive of Broadcasts is a great resource for middle and high school math teachers looking for “real world” tie-ins to math concepts taught in class.
Cody’s Science Zone Inquiry Questions
From a handout from the Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry, written by teacher Marilyn Austin. These questions are intended for teachers to pose as they interact with students engaged in inquiry processes.
Democracy Kids has activities and modules to teach students the concepts of democracy, what it means, how it works, and gets them thinking about how they can help make our country better.
Weather Spark.Com WeatherSpark is a new type of weather website, with interactive weather graphs that allow you to pan and zoom through the entire history of any weather station on earth.
Get multiple forecasts for the current location, overlaid on records and averages to put it all in context.
Fraboom.Com is an online childrens’ museum with interactive books, Fraboom TV, games, and online kids classes.
Grapholite Free Graphing Tool is a good alternative for younger students to Kidspiration. It is a free online tool with many colors and shapes for graphing ideas.
Primary Wall.Com is a lot like Wallwisher but on a primary level. You can use this to work collaboratively with your students and colleagues.
Wonderville is a fun, interactive destination for kids to discover the exciting world of science. This award-winning site encourages exploration and curiosity, while helping kids discover how much fun science can be.
Markup allows you to draw on any web page (including using Active Boards) and you do not have to sign up or download software. Simply right click and save the Markup site to your Favorites. Go to the site you want to show your class. While on the site, go to Favorites, click Markup. A toolbar will appear and let you write on the web page. You can save these markups to the site and retrieve them at a later date (perhaps for review).