ONLINE RESOURCES FOR LESSON PLANS, COLLABORATIVE
PROJECTS, TEACHING RESOURCES, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, PEDAGOGY, AND
OTHER VALUABLE TEACHING AND LEARNING RESOURCES.
Productivity Tools on the Web!
- Assign-A-Day - This FREE tool is designed
to enhance teacher and student communication through an on-line
teacher-managed calendar. Teachers create a calendar for each of their
classes and add assignments for the students to view. Students view
their teachers’ calendars in order to see assignments for classes they
might have missed, or to get an overview of the class
Teacher's Domain - a
multimedia digital library for K-12 teachers and students. You'll find
an extensive collection of classroom-ready resources, as well as
media-rich lesson plans and professional development resources. Each
resource is catalogued by grade level and correlated to national and
state standards. Teachers' Domain is produced by WGBH, with major
funding from the National Science Foundation.
Learning Checklists -
Project-based learning checklists for for written reports, multimedia
projects, oral presentations, and science projects. The use of these
checklists keeps students on track and allows them to take
responsibility for their own learning through peer- and
Think Tank -Think Tank is
designed to help students (grades 3-8) develop a Research Organizer (a
list of topics and subtopics) for reports and projects. Based on the
subject assigned, the students can refine it by choosing from a
variety of suggestions and by using a random subtopic generator. This
helps students learn how to refine a subject so that it is more
manageable for Internet research.
- QuizStar -
is a FREE web-based program!
Access QuizStar from work or at home; Create quizzes for students to
take and review online; Utilize the robust Report Management tools;
Create multi-lingual quizzes; and much more!
Discovery School's Teaching Tools: Create quizzes, lesson plans,
puzzles, and worksheets.
Tools - Class Set-Up
tool is a new, easy-to-use, virtual layout tool that helps you design
customized and effective classrooms to promote learning. Use this tool
to rearrange and set-up mock classrooms, and map out virtual seating
Hot Potatoes -The
Hot Potatoes suite includes six
applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice,
short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and
gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. Hot Potatoes is not
freeware, but it is free of charge for those working for
publicly-funded non-profit-making educational institutions, who make
their pages available on the web.
Backflip - Store
your Internet bookmarks online and access them from any computer.
Create online surveys.
Education World Teacher Tools: Templates for just about
everything a teacher needs! Certificates, letters, venn diagrams
Word Search Maker
- Create your own wordsearches!
Venn Diagram Creator
Presentors Online -
Do you have to make a presentation? Here are some excellent
Create a Graph
Brainy Betty's Free PowerPoint
Laura's Midi Heaven -
For downloading sounds
Free Music Directory
Integrating Video Into Instruction Examples: