Resources for Education

Internet Resources for teachers and students

Surfnetkids

This website has directories of topics and games from arts and crafts to math, biography games, sports games, word games and more.


Web 2.0: Cool Tools for Schools

Web 2.0 is a wiki site with links to different tools that can be used in the classroom. There are polling tools, presentation tools, mapping tools, drawing tools, and writing tools. If you need a tool for your classroom, you can probably find it here.


Quiz Revolution

This website was found in Web 2.0. It allows you to create your own quizzes, which would be a more interesting alternative to paper/ pencil quizzes.


The Teaching Channel

Cacoo

Cacoo is is a user friendly online drawing tool that allows you to create a variety of diagrams such as site map, flowchart, mind map, wire frame, UML diagram and network diagram. This would be a good site to use during math class, or when analyzing data in science.


EDpuzzle

EDpuzzle allows you to crop videos, add your voice to them, and even add quizzes to the video of your choice. No more scrolling though 30 minutes of video to get to the 3 minute section you wanted your students to see.


Edutopia

E is for Explore

From E is for Explore: "E is for EXPLORE is a one stop resource for teachers and parents. We develop unique learning activities, and search the internet and compile additional great ideas from other sources. Our index helps you find what you need quickly and easily. Where we have posted ideas from other sources we provide easy links to those websites. Please visit those as well to see what else they have to offer. All E is for Explore activities conform to state common core curriculum standards."


MentorMob

This tool allows you to create a collection of websites into what they call a learning playlist. Rather than having students stumble through research, guide them with this page, or better yet, have them create their own.

Youtube

Learn like a kid: Lainie Rowell at TEDxManhattanBeach

Mixbook

This is a simple book creation tool.


Easel

Easel allows you to create and customize infographics, which would be a great project for students.


TED

Stixy

Stixy is a collaboration tool for project management that allows you to add notes, pictures, videos, and documents. It also allows invite only viewing or can be made public.


School Tube