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Elementary
OurDocuments.JPG 100 Milestone Documents: One hundred important documents from American history are featured in this site, along with specialized tools for enhancing the study of them. Tip: Search the Teacher Sourcebook and lesson plans for social studies ideas.
* Web-based
SEDL.JPG Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
American Centuries.JPG American Centuries: Explore American history through these collections and activities.
* Web-based
Annenberg Learner.JPG Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Archiving Early America.JPG Archiving Early America: Short films of noteworthy famous moments in early American history
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership
Build a Prairie.JPG Build a Prairie: Restore a prairie using biology, ecology and climatology.
* Web-based

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  
EarthCam.JPG Earthcam: Check out places on earth in "real time." Great for writing projects, changes over time, animal observation, etc.
* Web-based

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
GoogleEarth.JPG Google Earth: Take a trip around the world from your own computer. Google Earth lets your class study the globe in a way that it never has before. Put in your destination and Google Earth will take you there. Tip: Feel like you're flying when you type in destinations and Google Earth takes you there.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
Owl and Mouse.JPG Owl & Mouse: Download interactive geography US maps and world maps.
* Web-based
Place the State.JPG Place the State: You choose to place state on map with or without state outlines. A third options is placing the name of the state in the correct location.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 

SOS.JPG

SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
* Web-based    
Studystack.JPG
Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
* Web-based    

National Archives.JPG

The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
* Web-based    

Thinkfinity.JPG

Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
* Web-based    

TopMarks.JPG

Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
* Web-based    
Bens guide to U.S. Government.JPG U.S. Government: Information and activities about US government specifically tailored for educators and students.
* Web-based
ZamZar.jpg Zamzar is a free web-based application that downloads and converts videos from Youtube, Google Video, Revver, PutFile, Grouper, Blip.tv, TeacherTube, TinyPic,  Myspace, Dailymotion, Metacafe, Break.com, Apple Trailers, IFilm, GodTube, and SpikedHumor. With Zamzar, enter URL or file name, choose the conversion type and Zamzar will email you a link from which you may access or download your file.

 

Middle Grades
OurDocuments.JPG
100 Milestone Documents: One hundred important documents from American history are featured in this site, along with specialized tools for enhancing the study of them. Tip: Search the Teacher Sourcebook and lesson plans for social studies ideas.
* Web-based
SEDL.JPG
Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG
ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
American Centuries.JPG
American Centuries: Explore American history through these collections and activities.
* Web-based
Annenberg Learner.JPG
Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Archiving Early America.JPG
Archiving Early America: Short films of noteworthy famous moments in early American history
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership
Build a Prairie.JPG
Build a Prairie: Restore a prairie using biology, ecology and climatology.
* Web-based

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  
EarthCam.JPG
Earthcam: Check out places on earth in "real time." Great for writing projects, changes over time, animal observation, etc.
* Web-based

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
GoogleEarth.JPG
Google Earth: Take a trip around the world from your own computer. Google Earth lets your class study the globe in a way that it never has before. Put in your destination and Google Earth will take you there. Tip: Feel like you're flying when you type in destinations and Google Earth takes you there.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
OurTimeline.JPG OurtimeLines: Create timelines with various start and end dates for a listing of world-wide events.
* Web-based
Owl and Mouse.JPG
Owl & Mouse: Download interactive geography US maps and world maps.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG
Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 

SOS.JPG

SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
* Web-based    
Studystack.JPG
Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
* Web-based    

National Archives.JPG

The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
* Web-based    

Thinkfinity.JPG

Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
* Web-based    

TopMarks.JPG

Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
* Web-based    
Bens guide to U.S. Government.JPG
U.S. Government: Information and activities about US government specifically tailored for educators and students.
* Web-based
voicethread Universal.JPG VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
* Web-based   * Save on-line

 

Secondary
OurDocuments.JPG
100 Milestone Documents: One hundred important documents from American history are featured in this site, along with specialized tools for enhancing the study of them. Tip: Search the Teacher Sourcebook and lesson plans for social studies ideas.
* Web-based
SEDL.JPG
Afterschool Training Toolkit is designed to give afterschool program directors and instructors the resources they need to build fun, innovative, and academically enriching activities that not only engage students, but also extend their knowledge in new ways and increase academic achievement.
*On-line resources
Altec.JPG
ALTEC: Empower learners of all types and ages. Find instructional Web-based technology for students, professional development opportunities, program support, and online assessment for educators.  
*  Web-based 
American Centuries.JPG
American Centuries: Explore American history through these collections and activities.
* Web-based
Annenberg Learner.JPG
Annenberg Learner: Videos, interactives, workshops, and distance learning are all available on this site. Arts, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts are all represented.
*  Web-based
Archiving Early America.JPG
Archiving Early America: Short films of noteworthy famous moments in early American history
* Web-based

Birmingham Learning.JPG

Birmingham Grid for Learning: Wide variety of interactive English activities.
* Web-based

Brain Pop.JPG

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, & best practices. 
* Web-based   * Requires subscription and membership

Dipity.JPG

Dipity is a site that allows your students to create and share interactive timelines about any subject or topic. Dipity timelines implement the latest in Web 2.0, combining multimedia & social media content with timestamps, geolocation & real-time updates.
* Web-based  * Save on-line  * Customized by user 
* Cannot save to computer

Discovery Ed.JPG

Discovery Education has so much to offer teachers it will never fit in this annotation. Lesson plans, videos, puzzlemakers, science fair ideas, contests, grants, science help and more. There are so many resources for educators, librarians, students, and schools to use. 
* Web-based  
EarthCam.JPG
Earthcam: Check out places on earth in "real time." Great for writing projects, changes over time, animal observation, etc.
* Web-based

Edsitement.JPG

Edsitement! Check out this site for great educational material -suggested Websites and lesson plans - in literature/language arts, art/culture, social studies/history and foreign language.
* Web-based    

Educatus.JPG

Educatus: An intriguing collection of educational lessons, currently consisting of 12,000+ images represented in over 1,000 lessons.
* Web-based  

Eduweb.JPG

Eduweb: Students may think they are just playing games, but learning is really what is going on. Grounded in the idea of game-based learning, students work through creative learning games and activities, all the while learning in a fun and engaging environment. 
* Web-based
GoogleEarth.JPG
Google Earth: Take a trip around the world from your own computer. Google Earth lets your class study the globe in a way that it never has before. Put in your destination and Google Earth will take you there. Tip: Feel like you're flying when you type in destinations and Google Earth takes you there.
* Web-based

Khanacademy.JPG

Khanacademy: Over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history. It includes complete custom self-paced learning tools; a dynamic system for getting help; and a custom profile, points, and badges to measure progress.
* Web-based

SS Technology Integration.JPG

Lee's Summit: Templates for teacher or student generated review games such as Hangman, Jeopardy, Millionaire, among others. Lesson Plans, activities and more!
* Web-based    

Library of Congress.JPG

Library of Congress website has over 13 million digitized primary source items. Teachers, students, parents, and the community can all find something here. Tip: Visit the American Memory section of the site to browse 100 separate collections arranged by topic.
* Web-based    

Merlot.JPG

Merlot stands for Multimedia Educational Research for Learning and Online Teaching. This site offers classroom activities, lessons from peers in the field of education, and much more.
* Web-based    

National Geographics Kids.JPG

National Geographic Kids: Encourage your kids to do some writing!
* Web-based  

Virtual Manipulatives.JPG

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: A must with the SMART Board! Interactive, virtual manipulatives from preK-12.
* Web-based    
OurTimeline.JPG
OurtimeLines: Create timelines with various start and end dates for a listing of world-wide events.
* Web-based

PowerPoint.JPG

PowerPoint Collection: Download a premade PowerPoint ready for classroom use - math, science, social studies, art, language arts.
* Web-based   *  Download to computer
Professor Garfield.JPG
Professor Garfield: Are you looking to engage kids in a safe online setting and provide 21st century learning opportunities? Professor Garfield provides an environment where children can safely create, interact, read, engage, and express themselves through a variety of innovative online tools including an e-book reader and comics lab.
* Web-based

Scholastic.JPG

Scholastic: Three interactive games - rhyming words, beginning sounds, naming objects belonging in certain places (ex. Home)
* Web-based  

Smithsonian.JPG

Smithsonian: The Smithsonian Education website offers sections for families, students and educators. The section for Educators includes a browsable lesson plan area (searchable by subject, keyword or grade level) and IdeaLabs, student interactive tutorials that enhance the use of the site.  
* Download to computer 

SOS.JPG

SOS for Information Literacy: Learn how to effectively incorporate information literacy into your lesson plans. S.O.S. for Information Literacy is a dynamic, collaborative web-based multimedia resource for educators, K to 16. This site links lesson plans and teaching ideas for information literacy through a comprehensive quality control system to ensure that lessons are high caliber. Create an account and build your own lessons or activities. 
* Web-based    
Studystack.JPG
Study Stack: Find flashcards to study or create your own flashcards! Study flashcards or use the other activities such as matching, crosswords, hangman, scrambled word, or bug chase. Study flashcards anytime and anywhere by printing your flashcards or by using them with applications on your cell phone, PDA, or iPod.
* Web-based    

National Archives.JPG

The National Archives' Digital Classroom offers a multitude of resources for the use of primary sources in the classroom. With access to copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teachers can develop their own activities and lesson plans that make historical periods come alive for their students or choose from dozens of resources that have already been developed and are featured here.
* Web-based    

Thinkfinity.JPG

Thinkfinity is the place for you. This site offers thousands of lesson plans and interactives that align to both state and national standards. They have a consortium that includes partners National Geographic Xpeditions, Smithsonian's History Explorer, Arts Edge and other leaders in the education field.
* Web-based    

TopMarks.JPG

Topmarks: A variety of topics - all interactive
* Web-based    
Bens guide to U.S. Government.JPG
U.S. Government: Information and activities about US government specifically tailored for educators and students.
* Web-based
voicethread Universal.JPG
VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam).
* Web-based   * Save on-line

 

 

 

 

 

 

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