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Presentation Tools

Are you wanting a more interactive way to present your information? Prezi is an interactive type of powerpoint. “Prezi is helping reinvent the art of presentation. Farewell, one-dimensional thinking. Welcome instead the power of inter-connection, flexibility, and the unexpected 'Aha!'”

— Chris Anderson, TED Curator

Research Tools

Find How is a website anyone can go to find out "how to" do anything and everything. No there is no limitations for this research website!

Audio Tools

Chirbit is an audio tool resource that allows anyone to share their audio for free. Record, create, or listen to audio recordings done by yourself or other people. This is a great resource for all.

Drawing Tools

What elementary education student doesn't love to draw or doodle? Google sketchup is a tool provided to create 3D models. This would be a fun way for students to create their own version of what they learned.

Organizing Tools

Creating an organized mind map or concept web is a great way for students to learn the content information. Bubblus is a tool where you can brainstorm and create mind maps, share work with friends, embed into email or print your work.

Converting Tools

Calameo is a website that allows you to upload all major formats and convert them instantly in digital publications. It is free and unlimited and you are able to share your publications and embed them on any website.

Mapping Tools

Explore the world through shared stories and pictures about all the places in our lives. Enjoy upload and share your stories and upload photos and sounds. One can find these tools through Map Skip.

Quiz and Poll Tools

Every teacher needs the resources for creating quizzes or polls My Studiyo is a resource that you can create an interactive quiz using Quiz Templates. This also allows you to create quiz feedback for each question. You may add up to 5 custom quiz endings.

Creativity Tools

Questionaut takes you through a journey through strange worlds and test your knowledge of English, Maths and Science on this magical mission to recover your friend’s hat. How much fun is that for a student?!

Widgets

A widget is a resource that sort of works like an app. It allows you to have a direct route to the resource that you are wanting to access. Widget Box provides thousands of widgets for you blog and websites.

Resource videos for teachers

Math can be a challenging subject for many students, songs can be a great way to learn math. This video provides a song for learning place value.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=963IUfaH7b0


Shapes are used almost everyday by children but teaching them the concepts about them can be tricky. Here is a video that could help you teach your students about shapes.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewQE6kHVAJw


This video provides information to children about the continents and oceans.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jgmZYslTBLk


Science is a ton of fun to learn, especially when you have Bill Nye the Science Guy teaching you about it. In this particular video, he is teaching students about electricity.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MedUMZFS7lU


Science is a ton of fun to learn, especially when you have Bill Nye the Science Guy teaching you about it. This particular video, he is teaching students about the water cycle.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G6FpOdSVeIU


math song (place value to the thousands)
Learn Maths - Shapes and Space
Children's: Continents and Oceans
Bill Nye the Science Guy - Electricity
Bill Nye the Science Guy - Water Cycle

Sesame Street Podcast

Sesame street offers a wide variety of different subjects for kids. For younger students, teaching proper hygiene is important. Here is a great podcast about brushing your teeth.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sesame-street-healthy-teeth/id635364022?i=147314967

Storynory Podcast

Storynory has a new audio story every week. They are read by Natasha Gostwick and friends. Her stories include, fairy tales, new children's stories, poems, myths, adventures, and romance. All of Storynory's audio stories are free and there are 41 and counting to chose from.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/storynory-stories-for-kids/id94571049

Tech Chicks Podcast

This podcast provides tips and tricks about software by two Texas women obsessed with anything digital. These podcast are aimed directly at educators interested in involving technology in the classroom.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tech-chick-tips/id165244308

Food Truth Podcast

Teaching students about how to eat properly can be hard when you don't have anything to fall back on. Food truth podcast are helping people figure out what we know about food and what we do with it.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/food-truth-podcast/id628731129

Nick Jr. Podcast

Watching these podcast is a way for students to learn with shows like Dora, Diego, Team Umizoomi, Bubble Guppies, Dino Dan and more. There is a ton of great content from children's favorite shows.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/nick-jr./id432342028