Resources

Laptop Presentation - This is the presentation given to all sixth graders before receiving their laptops.

Got Some Spare Time?

        Smarty Pins
                Putting trivia on the map!  Try different categories and see how well you do.
Where are you?  Using Google Street View you try to figure out where in the world the picture is putting you.

Ever wonder just how big a country is in comparison to another country.  Well then this is the site for you!

       NewsELA
Need a good article?  Just need something to read?  This site has lots of great stuff and you can adjust it for your reading level.

Scribble Maps
Used by students, hobbyists, governments, and even the military.  Easily create embeds, images, and map data for free.

History Pin
A global community collaborating around history


Infographics

Piktochart
Free and pay accounts exist. The free version includes 7 themes (which include a Piktochart watermark when downloaded). The background colors can be customized. Students can insert clipart, images, and charts. Final products can be downloaded as images, embedded on webpages, or shared as a weblink or on social media.

Easel.ly
Students can select from pre-made templates or start from scratch. They can change the background color, add clipart and images, and then share them by either embedding them or providing a weblink.

Infogr.am
Pay and free versions of the program exist. With a free account, students can add different kinds of charts, maps, pictures and videos to pre-made templates. Their infographics can be embedded onto webpages or shared through social media.

Nerdgraph
Find examples of infographics in many different categories.



Video
Animoto
Animoto automatically produces beautifully orchestrated, completely unique video pieces from your photos, video clips and music. Fast, free and shockingly easy. Great for book trailers, summaries, timelines, and more! Below is a sample created by Christy Meredith, a librarian and LA teacher in Brighton School District.
Limitations: Only one song can be used in a presentation (unless you stitch several songs together with Audacity). Presentations can be 10 min. long max.


Civil War

        A great site with lots of interactive activities and sections broken down in report-friendly categories

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