Classroom Resources

Technology and Resources

In creating this flyer which provides 10 resource links, 5 video, and 5 podcasts I could use in my future classroom I discovered the endless amout of resources and tools avaible. I had no idea there were that many out there!

#1 Recordr

Recordr is a way you record youself live just with a microphone and a web camera, and share it with your friends. By using our bookmarklet, you can also comment with video/audio to a web page you are viewing.

#2 CoSketch

CoSketch is a multi-user online whiteboard designed to give you the ability to quickly visualize and share your ideas as images.


This tool allows students to have their paper proofread before turning it in! Very convenient features!

#4 SignApp Now

Great way to connect with parents for various needed supplies and volunteers!

#5 VocabGrabber:

Easy way to find vocabulary students need to learn from any text.

#6 Vorbeo

What can I do with Vorbeo? You can simply generate a free poll for your website to find out your visitors opinion.

What is a poll? A poll is an easy survey tool composed by a question with predefined answers where any visitor can vote an answer. After the vote, the visitor will see the statistics about other people votes.

#7 TimeRime

Great Resource for History Teachers! Timelines are great way for students to show their knowledge.

#8 HSI: Historical Scene Investigation

The Historical Scene Investigation Project (HSI) was designed for social studies teachers who need a strong pedagogical mechanism for bringing primary sources into their classroom. With the advent and accessibility of the internet, many libraries, universities and government agencies are housing their historical documents online. Simultaneously, there has been a push in K-12 history education to give students experiences that more closely resemble the work of a real historian.

#9 quietube

Avoid unnecessary and inappropriate comments or video suggestions that too easily distract students!

#10 Video Editor-YouTube

Create custom videos from YouTube!

Video #1: School House Rock: I'm just a bill!

Schoolhouse rock provides lots of fun, creative videos to teach a variety of concepts!
School House Rock - I'm Just A Bill

Video #2: The Wives of Henry VIII

Fun video to help students remember the wives of Henry VIII!
HORRIBLE HISTORIES - The Wives of Henry VIII (Terrible Tudors)

Video #3:"Getting to Know: Abraham Lincoln"

This video is part of a series that overviews all of the Presidents. Great way for students to learn presidents.
History Videos for Kids "Getting to Know: Abraham Lincoln"

Video #4: Why Study History?

This is the questions students ask continuously. Why not direct them to this video?
Why study history? Featuring Billy Joel

Video #5: We Didn't Start the Fire, Billy Joel

Sums it all up!!
Billy Joel ~ We Didn't Start The Fire

Podcast #1: The History of Rome

A weekly podcast tracing the rise, decline, and fall of the Roman Empire!

Podcast #2: Stuff You Missed in History Class.

Who was Johann Beringer, and what's the real story behind his fossils? Who is Princess Alexandria Amelie. Join Sarah and Holly as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed in History Class in this podcast by

Poscast #3: Speaking of History

Speaking of History is a podcast produced by an 8th grade American History teacher in the middle of the United States that uses technology to teach about George, Thomas, and Abe.

Podcast #4: The World (History) according to Dixon

These are the lectures from Mr. Dixon's Awesome AP World History class . Now you can take Mr. Dixon with you 24/7...because he's just that cool.

Podcast #5: Charles County Public Schools History Hints

History Hints audio series designed to improve student performance on the AP U.S. History Exam.