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Websites for Students

http://www.iknowthat.com

  • Outstanding educational games for every subject. Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Visual Arts!
  • Math - Leon's Math Dojo
  • Language Arts - Rocket Word Tag

http://www.mrnussbaum.com

  • Free educational games for students. Einstein Boxing! Categorized by subject. Students love this site.

http://www.abcya.com

  • Free educational games. Categorized by grade level. Activities help students learn the fundamentals of using a computer (mouse skills, basic keyboarding, etc.).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

  • Free online keyboarding activities. Students complete level activities to enhance keyboarding skills.

http://www.freerice.com

  • FreeRice has two goals:
  • Provide education to everyone for free.
  • Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.

http://www.readinghorizonsathome.com/lemonsforliteracy

  • Build your vocabulary!

http://www.vocabulary.co.il

  • Fun activities to help with learning vocabulary.

http://ldd.lego.com

  • Create, build, and design virtually using legos!
  • Super cool and free!

http://www.shelsilverstein.com

  • Website for the famous author and poet.
  • Interactive activities and animations.
  • Printable poetry kit and drawing book.

http://pbskids.org

  • Games, puzzles, video clips, stories, and much more.

http://www.moshimonsters.com

  • Build a pet monster!

http://www.buildyourwildself.com

  • Build a wild animal version of yourself.
  • Print, save, or make into a desktop background.

http://www.kidzui.com/homepage/splash1

  • The internet for kids!! All sites and content is reviewed by teachers and parents. Free web browser for kids.

http://kidoz.net/beta

  • A safe web browser for kids.

http://odyssey.beaufort.k12.sc.us

  • Educational lessons for BCSD students.
  • Students need usernames and passwords, which were distributed by their teachers.

Digital Storytelling

http://typewith.me

  • Instantly create a document that multiple users can collaborate on!

http://www.twiducate.com

  • Twitter for teachers and students! Safe and secure. Teach students about responsible social networking via an engaging and familiar format.

http://www.ustream.tv

  • Create your own streaming network!

http://alpha.zooburst.com

  • Create a super sweet digital pop-up book!
  • Free and ability to embed onto your blog or website!

http://www.alice.org

  • Create a 3D Animated Movie. Integrates Language Arts and Technology/Computers standards. Students write a script and program animation. Amazing.

http://www.toondoo.com/

  • Create and publish cartoons online. Make sure to allow pop-ups for this site. Free registration required.
  • Kids and teachers love using this website. Makes a great Language Arts activity.
  • Lesson Example: Students design a cartoon synopsis of a book.

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http://goanimate.com

  • Animation!

http://www.doink.com

  • Flash style animation creation!

http://scratch.mit.edu

  • Free animation program from MIT.

http://jaycut.com

  • Edit and create videos and slideshows online.

http://www.flixtime.com/

  • Web-based video creation and editing tool.

http://skitch.com

  • Free hosing of photos with multiple embedding ce options.
  • Draw or add text to images.
Female Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Uploaded with Skitch!

http://www.shwup.com

http://www.cloud-canvas.com

http://www.comicmaster.org.uk

http://www.dragontape.com

http://www.tikatok.com

  • Outstanding site for creating books with your students.
  • Click on TEACHER in the upper right hand corner of the website.
  • Register and the website will create individual logins for your students.

http://storybird.com

  • Collabrate on creating a story.
  • Lesson idea: create a group project in which students collaborate on telling a story or giving a factual report.

http://www.stupeflix.com

  • Video production made easy.
  • Use your videos, pictures, and text to create a dynamic video.

http://blabberize.com/

  • Make your pictures talk!

http://readwritethink.org/materials/bookcover/

  • Create a book cover.
  • Easy to use.
  • Lesson idea: design a book cover that tells the whole story.

http://readwritethink.org/materials/trading_cards/

  • Create trading cards.
  • Easy to use.
  • Lesson idea: create trading cards for historical figures or events.

http://wigflip.com/automotivator/

  • Create motivational posters.
  • Easy to use.
  • Lesson idea: create posters for spelling words.

http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/comic/

  • Create a comic.

http://www.biguniverse.com/

  • Create and publish online books. Fantastic language arts website. Also integrates visual arts.

http://www2.shidonni.com/

  • Kids create drawings and bring them to life. Creates a simplistic virtual world. Must install Microsoft Silverlight.

http://pixton.com/home

  • Make and share cartoons. 30 day free trial period offered.

http://www.kerpoof.com/

  • Create, publish, email, and post artwork online.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm

  • Need help coming up with an idea for a story? Try this website.
  • Randomly generates creative writing story ideas.

http://www.theflip.com

  • Flip Video Camera
  • Awesome video camera that is super easy to use.
  • Perfect for digital storytelling projects!

http://www.mysmallwonder.com/mswonder

  • RCA Small Wonder Camera
  • Awesome video camera that is super easy to use.
  • Perfect for digital storytelling projects!

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/digitalphotography/PhotoStory/default.mspx

  • Create a movie using your digital photos. Simple to use, step by step process. Add music, narrations, titles, transitions, and motion. Thank you Microsoft.

http://animoto.com/

  • Create a professional looking video using digital pictures and video.

http://www.coe.uh.edu/digital-storytelling/

  • Explains how to create digital storytelling projects with students and why they are important.

http://pics4learning.com

  • Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.

Internet Safety Websites

http://www.onguardonline.gov

  • Government website regarding internet safety.
  • Outstanding resource for parents and teachers.

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/

  • Information on internet safety.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline/

  • Internet safety information.

http://www.stopcyberbullying.org

  • Wonderful resource for explaining what cyberbullying is and how to prevent it.

http://www.netsmartz.org

  • For Parents and Teachers.

http://www.netsmartzkids.org

  • For Kids.

http://www.isafe.org

  • Full of tips for parents and kids on staying safe on the internet.

http://ilearn.isafe.org

  • Online internet safety training.

http://www.cnet.com/4520-13384_1-6721000-1.html

  • Learn how to set parental controls on your personal computers.
  • Keep your kids safe by setting a defense against offensive and dangerous internet content.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/cyberbullying-tips

http://connectsafely.org

Safe Search Engines for Students

http://www.kidsclick.org

  • Safely search for information on the internet.
  • Created and maintained by librarians.

http://www.sweetsearch.com

http://www.kidrex.org

http://www.refseek.com

http://www.famhoo.com

http://kids.yahoo.com

http://www.askkids.com

http://www.wolframalpha.com

http://www.nettrekker.com

Websites for Teachers

http://www.freetech4teachers.com

  • The best blog for teachers ever!
  • RSS feed!

http://www.prometheanplanet.com

  • Thousands of downloadable lesson plans. Online training, videos, and much more.

http://exchange.smarttech.com/curriculum.html

  • Huge collection of SMART lesson plans that are aligned to state standards.

http://www.clover2.k12.sc.us/moodle/course/view.php?id=4

  • Handouts and Resources on using Promethean Boards and other types of software.
  • If you have a Prometehan Board in this classroom you need to visit this website.

http://www.dillon2.k12.sc.us/technology/integration/prometheanboards.asp

  • Outstanding resource for teachers with Promethean Boards.
  • Tips on how to use the board & links to interactive websites to use during class.

http://sites.fcps.org/trt/promethean_activinspire

  • Massive database of user guides for teachers.
  • Click on Hardware or Software to find user guides for a wide variety of instructional technology programs and devices.

http://www.icue.com/

  • Giant searchable database of news footage.
  • Stream historic video clips.
  • Locate videos quickly by saving them in your profile.
  • Free - You must register first.

http://discoveryeducation.com

http://www.thinkfinity.org

  • Thousands of free lesson plans and interactive educational games for students.

http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com

  • Tons of useful Web 2.0 applications.
  • Amazing amount of resources!

http://www.ediscio.com

  • Create and share flashcards.

http://edublogs.org

  • Create a classroom or teacher blog.
  • Easy to use and safe.

http://4teachers.org/

  • Many resources for teachers. Great Online Calender creator.

http://www.pppst.com/themes.html

  • Need a PowerPoint?
  • Thousands of topics arranged alphabetically.

http://www.pppst.com/index.html

  • Hundreds of free interactive lessons and activities.
  • Listed by subject.
  • Power Point Presentations that will work on Promethean Boards and Smart Boards.

http://www.webquest.org/

  • Giant Web Quest Search Engine.

http://www.jogtheweb.com/

  • Create your own Web Quests by using this website.

http://donorschoose.org

  • Online Wishlist for Teachers. Private donors choose to fund your classroom wants and needs. For all public teachers. Try it!!

http://readwritethink.org/

  • "Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."

http://connections.smsd.org/curriculumlinks/technologyoptions.htm

  • Curriculum Links - A place to find good stuff on the web.
  • Wonderful collection of educational websites for teachers, students, and parents.

http://www.free.ed.gov/

  • Free resources.

http://www.freeology.com

  • Amazing amount of free teaching resources.

http://khanacademy.org/

  • Incredible database of educational YouTube videos.

http://www.watchknow.org/default.aspx

  • Wonderful collection of educational videos.
  • Excellent resource for teachers.

http://teachertube.com

  • Education videos. Content approved by educators.

http://www.google.com/educators/index.html

  • Google applications designed for educators. Some of these google docs are very useful and easy to create/manage.

http://learner.org/

http://www.myawardmaker.com

  • Create awards for you students.
  • Easy to use and free!

http://ichi2.net/anki

  • Create flash cards for your blog, website, or iPod.

http://www.classwish.org

  • Post your class supply wish list online and people will donate what you need!

http://ahivfree.alexanderstreet.com

  • History videos.

Interactive Assessment Websites

http://testmoz.com

  • Instant quizzes and tests! Free! Easy!

http://polleverywhere.com

  • Create text polls in seconds!

http://textthemob.com

  • Text polls with direct URL link!

http://quizstar.4teachers.org

  • Easy to make online quizzes.
  • Short answer, multiple choice, and true/false options.
  • Saves and exports results.
  • Students do not need an email address.

http://todaysmeet.com

  • Instantly chat with any number of people.
  • Printable transcript.
  • Secure deletion options.

http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php

  • Create rubrics.
  • Make your rubrics interactive.

http://quizlet.com

  • Digital vocabulary word flash cards.
  • Activities and games created instantly with your word list!

Websites for Students & Teachers

http://prezi.com

  • A new way to do presentations.
  • Interactive and exciting.
  • Replace those old boring PowerPoints!!

http://neatchat.com

  • Free, real time chat room creator.

http://www.coveritlive.com

  • Free live message board.
  • Allows for moderating!

http://www.timetoast.com

  • Create interactive digital timelines.
  • Free!
  • Import photos and create hyperlinks.
  • Embed onto a website or blog.

http://www.worldhistory.com/

  • Interactive digital timelines.
  • Integrates with Wikipedia.

http://www.fotopedia.com

  • Collaborative Photo Encyclopedia

http://www.mywebspiration.com/

  • Free version of Inspiration software.

http://www.slideshare.net

  • Share your documents and presentations online.
  • Embed onto your website, blog, or wiki.

http://www.slideboom.com

  • Post presentations online.
  • Share with others by making the presentation public or keep it private.
  • Embed presentation into your blog or website.

http://www.ted.com/index.php

  • Ideas Worth Spreading
  • Incredible videos about a variety of topics.
  • Click themes, talks, or speakers to find inspiration.

http://mangolanguages.com/

  • Learn a language.
  • Free! Registration required.

http://www.techterms.com

  • A dictionary of technology terms.
  • Find the meaning of wiki, blog, podcast, edutainment, and other technology terms.
  • Free, searchable, and updated frequently.

http://www.guysread.com/

  • Welcome to Guys Read, a web-based literacy program for boys. Our mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.

http://www.sliderocket.com

  • Reinvent your presentations!

http://www.treering.com

  • A modern yearbook solution.

Photo Editing Websites

http://www.pixlr.com/

  • Quick and easy photo editing.

http://picaboo.com/index.html

  • Make extremely professional looking photo albums.

http://www.picturetrail.com

  • Share and save your photos online.
  • Create fancy slideshows and add them to your website or blog.

http://bighugelabs.com/flickr/deck.php

  • Design your own trading cards.

http://www.stainedglasscollage.com/

  • Stained Glass Collage - Create printable, downloadable, emailable, or online versions of photo collages in a stained glass style using this free online tool. You must join (free) to make an account. You can upload digital pictures or transfer them from Flickr.

http://www.zazzle.com/

  • Create and order your own T-shirts, mugs, posters, bumper stickers, etc.

Websites for Teachers & Parents

http://scffs.org/

  • Family friendly curriculum standards for South Carolina parents and teachers.

http://www.gcflearnfree.org

  • Free online computer training.

http://www.engadget.com

  • Want to know about new tech products that are going to come out soon? This is the place to go.

http://spanishpod.com/

  • Learn Spanish.

http://classtools.net/

  • Create educational flash games.

http://www.labpixies.com/

  • All the applications and widgets you could ever want.

http://www.edicy.com/

  • Build a website.
  • Quick and easy to use and maintain.

Math Websites

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/default.aspx

  • Outstanding graphing website.
  • Create various graphs.
  • Kid-friendly and Free!

http://www.fuelthebrain.com/

  • Free online math games!

http://www.mhschool.com/math/2003/student/factdash/popup.html

  • Math Fact Dash!

http://www.mathatube.com

  • Math videos!

http://www.hbschool.com/glossary/math2/index2.html

  • Math Term Glossary
  • Sorted by grades K-6 & alphabetically
  • Search Tool

http://regentsprep.org/REgents/math/ALGEBRA/math-ALGEBRA.htm

  • Outstanding High School Algebra exam prep website.

http://everydaymathonline.com

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/

Science Websites

http://explorelearning.com

  • GIZMOS!

http://games.noaa.gov

  • Science games created by NOAA!

http://seaturtle.org

  • Track sea turtle nesting.

http://www.dnr.sc.gov/seaturtle/outreach.htm

  • South Carolina DNR Education Outreach website.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/index.html

  • Images, Videos, NASA TV, News updates, and much more.
  • A wealth of information about the NASA space program.

http://www.ecokids.ca

  • A wonderful site full of science activities. Focuses on the environmental issues. Downloadable activity sheets.

http://squid.tepapa.govt.nz/build-a-squid/interactive

  • Build your own Squid!
  • Set it free and track where it goes.

http://www.cosi.org/visitors/online-activities

  • Fantastic science activities!
  • Run a farm, perform knee surgery, water ski with sharks!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/subjects/science.shtml

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/index.php

  • Virtual Paleontology exhibits! Save money on gas, take an online field trip!

http://netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm

  • The electronic zoo. Categorizes information about animals. Tons of information and links. Great place to start when discussing various animals with students.

http://www.chem4kids.com/

  • Chemistry for kids!

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

  • Activities, games, videos, stories, and more. A great resource for students, teachers, and parents.

http://weather.gov

Virtual Field Trip Websites

http://hubblesite.org

  • Visit space via the Hubble Space Telescope!
  • Incredible photographs.
  • Click on Education & Museums for online activities and lesson plan ideas.

http://www.arounder.com/

  • AROUNDER gives travelers a vivid sense of what a city has to offer: historical cathedrals and works of art, museums featuring famous artists, local cafes and stores, breathtaking mountain-top views, quiet parks and gardens.
  • Travel the globe with your students without leaving your classroom!

http://www.panoramas.dk/

  • Large database of Interactive 360 Degree Panoramic Photographs.
  • Photos from all over the world and a few from other Planets!

http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/WebCams/

  • Animal Webcams at the National Zoo.
  • Watch various animals do what animals do.
  • Great resource when talking about classification of animals, habitats, and ecosystems.

http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/exploreTheAquarium/webcam-ocean-voyager.aspx

  • Webcams from the Georgia Aquarium.
  • The greatest Aquarium on Earth in your classroom!

http://www.mbayaq.org/efc/cam_menu.asp

  • Webcams from the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California.
  • 8 different cameras to choose from.
  • Website also contains interactive animal games and activities.

http://kitses.com/animation/swfs/digestion.swf

  • Take an animated trip through the digestive system.
  • Kind of gross, but educational.

http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/woods/

  • Take a walk in the woods.
  • Great for showing ecosystems and habitats.
  • Spanish and English versions.

http://www.hud.gov/kids/field1.html

  • Take a trip to the Park, the Library, or City Hall.
  • Great for younger grades.
  • Links to other kid friendly websites.

http://remember.org/auschwitz/aus.php?id=1

  • Tour Auschwitz.

http://surfaquarium.com/IT/vft.htm

  • Links to hundreds of other Virtual Field Trip websites.

http://www.edutopia.org/virtual-field-trips

Collaborative Websites

http://www.edmodo.com

http://mightymeeting.com

http://docs.google.com

http://en.linoit.com

http://www.wikispaces.com

http://typewith.me

http://writeboard.com

http://dabbleboard.com

http://ourstory.com

http://bubbl.us

http://tal.ki

http://knowcase.com

http://prezentit.com

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