Links Teachers Use Today pt1

At every workshop I facilitate, I share several resources that support teacher’s supporting student learning. Recently in Nashville, TN, I asked the teachers to share resources that they use in working with students. What follows is the list they generated. What might you add to the list via the comments to impact student learning?

  1. www.watchknowlearn.org
    Free educational videos on many topics.
  2. www.mathscore.com
    Hybrid Edugaming for mathematics.
  3. www.tagxedo.com/
    Make word clouds in creative and interesting ways.
  4. www.apimages.com
    Great API pictures. Mostly available to Tennessee residents.
    Go through Nashville Public Library
  5. hotspotshield.com
    Hotspot shield (for iPad, have to buy and download app for VPN)
  6. www.illustrativemathematics.org
    Explains math concepts that include illustrations. Show concepts in different ways.
  7. www.typingweb.com
    Typing practice online.
  8. www.khanacademy.org
    Mathematics explained through videos. Create courses to track the work of students’ practice.
  9. www.smartpiggybank.com
    A site that helps parents teach children how to use money.
  10. www.nctm.org
    N
    ational Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  11. tweentribune.com
    E-Zine for different grade levels.
  12. http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs
    Here are many opportunities for teachers to attend summer institutes that deepens their learning and professional development.
  13. newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/
    See the front page of newspapers around the world.
  14. www.usgs.gov
    United States Geological Survey resources.
  15. keepvid.com
    Capture video from Youtube to play offline.
  16. http://portaportal.com
    Enables online storage of bookmarks.
  17. http://guest.portaportal.com/burnell4
    4th Grade Gen Ed Content Games / Links
  18. http://nlvm.usu.edu
    National Library of Virtual Manipulatives, a math resource
  19. www.prezi.com
    Non-linear presentation tool
  20. www.learnzillion.com
    Common Core explained.
  21. yaymath.org
    Videos by students to help students.
  22. www.bibme.org
    Bibliography maker
  23. audioboo.fm/about/education
    A tool for capturing video of students.
  24. http://www.livebinders.com
    Virtual binders for students and teachers.
  25. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com
    Teacher to teacher buying and selling instructional resources
  26. rubistar.4teachers.org
    Rubric development site
  27. www.rcampus.com
    Rubric Social Network site
  28. www.readworks.org
    Resoruces for reading instruction

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