Dare to Compare invites your students to test their knowledge against other students around the world. Students simply select a grade and subject (civics, economics, geography, history, math or science) and the number of questions they want to see (more than 600 are currently in the database). Then they click the button Show Questions and see how their responses compare.
Issuu, an online digital publishing platform that allows for amazing presentation of all types of material including newsletters, magazines, catalogs, or similar publications.
Build an Imaginary City as the setting for your writing story!
Interactive ESL Grammar Games comes from ESL Games. In addition, they have a ton of other games on the site.
Online Egg Timer is a simple website offering three countdown timers on one screen.
Yummy Math is a website designed for the purpose of sharing mathematics problems and scenarios based on things happening in the world today.
The Science of Football is a series of ten videos from NBC Learn explaining and demonstrating math and science concepts as they relate to football.
“Science Of Everyday Life” is a neat interactive timeline of inventions, and comes from Discovery Education.
takes students on a journey through American history from the Colonial period to World War II. Students can also write their own journals about what they have learned.
Cairo: Living Past, Living Future is an interactive Web unit designed specifically with K–12 students and educators in mind.
Need in Deed: Connecting the Classroom with the Community provides activities andresources that encourage classrooms where “students apply academics to real-life problems—asking questions, conducting research and working together.”
The Street: World Music. This is a neat interactive learning journey from BBC radio where students can learn about other countries and cultures through music. The Street features five families from five different countries including India, Ireland, Brazil, Turkey, and Nigeria. In each house students can learn more about the country, instruments, musicians, religion, and food from the country. Students have plenty of opportunities to listen to the music.
The Supoer Book Educators Web Tools is a wonderful free resource brought to you
by Richard Byrne (Free
Technology 4 Teachers). This is a compilation of resources from a number of
well known super educators.
The Vimeo Video School is a collection of how-to lessons for videographers by videographers.
Google just released a whole slue of videos to help Teach Parents Tech. Forward it on to any parent you need to help...or have the kids in primary watch these great videos that show you "How to Copy & Paste" I've already sent it to my parents!
A new, free digital literacy curriculum helps to teach fourth- and fifth-graders how to use the Internet responsibly. The curriculum was produced by Common Sense Media, which has a similar curriculum for middle school students that is being used by about 10,000 schools nationwide. The curriculum includes a focus on Internet and security, privacy and responsible digital behavior; and uses print, video and interactive components as well as real-life stories to deliver lessons on the subjects. Cyberbullying is a major focus of the curriculum, which is based on ethics findings of the GoodPlay Project from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
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“Mom, This Is How Twitter Works — Not Just For Moms” is a great visual and text explanation of how Twitter works.