Smore and Resources I Can Use

by Lindsay McGrath

10 Websites

classroomclipart.com

This website provides thousands of free clip art images organized into hundreds of categories.

icanteachmychild.com

This site has many resources for structured play, beginning literacy activities, and hand-eye coordination broken down by age from birth and through school years.

community.weareteachers.com

This blog covers everything you would want and need to know about teaching - from 20 Tips for a New Teacher to How to Get Students Interested in Math!

teachingblogaddict.com

TBA provides bloggers and readers direct access to fabulous teaching blogs that are filled with creative teaching tips and fun educational resources.

schoolpsychologistfiles.com

This website is an online filing cabinet, full of special education resources, information, and relevant links for anyone looking for information related to school psychology or special education.

littlehandsbigwork.com

This website contains ideas about activities and tips for younger children but they can be applied to school aged children easily.

interactivesites.weebly.com/index.html

All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!

educatorstechnology.com

A resource of educational web tools and and mobile apps for teachers and educators.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fRPd8b_lzq68C-ANkGVKyH135qtE7O2cg4Ye3kit9qU/present#slide=id.i0

This Google Doc presentation provides 103 interesting ways to use an iPad in the classroom.

jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games

This website provides PowerPoint templates to create interactive games to use in your classroom.

5 Video Resources

Respect Explained
Popular Nursery Rhymes from HooplaKidz - Months Of The Year Song
Task Based Learning
Page 44 Gotcha
Smartboard Training with Russell Taylor

5 Podcasts

Storynory

storynory.com - Storyory brings you an audio story every week. Each is read by Natasha Gostwick and friends. Natasha brings you classic fairy tales, new children's stories, poems, myths, adventures, and romance.

The Story Nory

thestoryhome.com - A wonderful world of stories awaits you at The Story Home, read by a very special storyteller named Alan.

Ted Talks Education

http://www.ted.com/themes/itunes_podcasts_education.html - These podcasts discuss things like what future schools should look like and how brains learn. Some of the world's greatest educators, researchers, and community leaders share their stories and visions onstage at the TED conference.

ESL Teacher Talk

http://www.eslteachertalk.com - This podcast provides free broadcasts for ESL teachers on topics such as classroom management, lesson planning advice, job search tips, and more.

Advanced English Lessons

http://www.china232.com/ - A fun and interesting ESL podcast for intermediate to advanced students who want to learn useful vocabulary and culture.