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Resources

Lesson Plans

Websites

Edutopia - a program of the George Lucas Educational Foundation
HippoCampus - a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education
ProjectExplorer - a nonprofit organization that shares multimedia content and lesson plans
GlobalSchoolNet - combine education and technology to strengthen communities and benefit humanity
Education World - resource to find high-quality and in-depth original content.
EducationalFreeware - reviews of the best free learning games, software and websites
KidsClick! - designed for kids by librarians with kid-friendly results!
Discovery Education - transforms classrooms, empowers teachers, and captivates students
iTunesU - bring your classroom together on iPad
TED - ideas worth spreading
Refdesk - a free and family-friendly fact checker for the internet
Martindale's - The Reference Desk
Do2Learn - thousands of free pages of social skills, behavorial regulation, activites, guidance and more
Cornell Note-Taking System - Learning Strategies Center
Madeline Hunter's ITIP - teacher decision-making model

 

Arts/Language Arts

ReadWriteThink - access to highest quality practices in reading and language
World Wide Art Resources - connect the people of the world to the world of art
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Math

MathWorld - the web's most extensive mathematics resource
The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - NSF supported project

Web 2.0 Toolbox

Timeline Generators:  http://www.timetoast.com , http://timeglider.com , http://www.vertex42.com/ExcelArticles/create-a-timeline.html (timeline in Excel)

Media Converters: http://www.zamzar.com/ , http://keepvid.com/ , http://media-convert.com/

Online Photo Editor: http://www.picnik.com/

Online Video Editor: http://jaycut.com/

Create Screencasts: http://screenr.com/ , http://www.screentoaster.com/

Wikis: http://www.wikispaces.com/ , http://pbworks.com/

Blogs: http://www.blogger.com , http://wordpress.org/ , http://posterous.com

Podcasting: http://www.podomatic.com/featured , http://ipadio.com/ , http://www.voisse.com/ , http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Social Bookmarking: http://www.delicious.com/ , http://www.diigo.com/ , http://www.icyte.com/

Digital Storytelling: http://voicethread.com/ , http://www.yodio.com/ , http://animoto.com/

Google: http://www.google.com/ , http://www.google.com/maps , http://www.google.com/reader , http://www.google.com/gmail

RSS Reader: http://www.google.com/reader , http://www.newsonfeeds.com/faq/aggregators (list of aggregators)

Mobile Learning Tools:  http://www.polleverywhere.com/ , http://www.chacha.com/ , http://drop.io/ , http://www.evernote.com/ , http://www.youtube.com/

Mind Mapping: http://bubbl.us/ , http://www.mindomo.com/

Web Scrapbook:  http://www.scrapblog.com/

Poster yourself: http://www.glogster.com/

Bibliography composer: http://www.easybib.com/

Create comic strips: http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/comic/index.html

Online collaborative spaces: http://www.skrbl.com/ , http://www.scriblink.com/

Surveys: http://polldaddy.com/ , http://freeonlinesurveys.com/

Newspaper clipping generator: http://www.fodey.com

Virtual tours: http://www.mapwing.com/

Animates pictures: http://blabberize.com/

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