||Tools for Teachers
Please visit my Diigo page for more links.
If you want to create games for your classroom, visit Dr. Jeff Ertzberger's site. He has created fabulous games from MS Office applications.
The following sites would be excellent for use on an interactive whiteboard.
ReadWriteThink offers a large collection of online interactive activities to support literacy. Each tool comes with a lesson. These are excellent for all ages. The only negative is that work can't be saved.
Pete's PowerPoint Station offers dozens of pre-made slideshows for just about every subject and topic you might want.
PowerPoint Game Templates
Find pre-made games as well as templates for Jeopardy, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Hollywood Squares.
Do You Need Rubrics??
Discover ready-made rubrics for just about any activity or create your own.
Graphic Organizers Galore
Free technology video tutorials
Custom Guide: Learn on Demand
Reference guides for Microsoft Office products and more
Collaborate with classrooms around the world.
Free lesson plans and resources sponsored by the Verizon Foundation – consortium partners include: ARTSEDGE, EconEdLink, EDSITEment, Illuminations, ReadWriteThink, Literacy Network, Science NetLinks, Xpeditions, Smithsonian’s History Explorer.
ReadWriteThink Interactive Activities
Direct link to the Student Materials Index on ReadWriteThink – numerous interactive tools to support literacy in the K-12 classroom.
Classtools allows you to create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet!
The Writing Fix
LOTS of literature-based writing prompts, several are interactive.
Google Lit Trips
Use Google Earth to study literature – lessons broken into K-5, 6-8, 9-12, and Higher Ed. Levels; several literature lessons for each level.
Several teacher aids; including an excellent rubric maker
Excellent information for elementary students from the Library of Congress.
Google Tools for Educators
Classroom activities from google – one of their best is the Customized Search Engine that teachers can create for students.
National Archives on Google Video
More than 100 historic films from this partnership with National Archives and Google Video.
TVS Techno Wizards
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