General Resources


Webquests
www.bestwebquests.com

Webquests
http://webquest.sdsu.edu

The Learning Page- Library of Congress
http://memory.loc.gov/learn/start/inres/index.html

The Newseum- A history of the news
www.newseum.org

Claire Kilbane Website- Presenter, Best Practices Institute
http://faculty.otterbein.edu/CKilbane/bpi/web

Vanderbilt Research Magazine
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/exploration/exploration.html

Learning Styles Test
http://www.ldpride.net/learning_style.html

Bartleby- Great quotes online
www.bartleby.com

How stuff works
http://www.howstuffworks.com/big.htm

Regional Technology in Education Consortium
http://rtecexchange.edgateway.net/cs/rtecp/view/rtec_topics/44

Reading Quest
http://www.readingquest.org/strat/graphic.html

NCREL
http://www.ncrel.org/sdrs/areas/issues/students/learning/lr1grorg.htm

Education Oasis
http://www.educationoasis.com/curriculum/graphic_organizers.htm

Noodle Tools- Teacher Resources for 21st century learning
http://www.noodletools.com/debbie/

Notestar- Research skills
http://notestar.4teachers.org/

Think Tank- Research skills
http://thinktank.4teachers.org/

Universal Design for Learning
http://www.cast.org/

Online quiz center
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/quizcenter/quizcenter.html

Quizlet- Easy way to learn vocabulary
http://quizlet.com/

Teachnology Rubric maker
http://teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/

Rubistar
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php?PHPSESSID=ab4fa753bec9881c09632127308c56bb

Sourceforge- Free, open-source recording software
http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Podcast People
www.podcastpeople.com

Podomatic
http://podomatic.com/

Youth Radio
http://youthradio.wordpress.com/

Ning- Create your own social network for anything
http://education.ning.com/

Carol Tomlinson Website- Differentiation
www.caroltomlinson.com

Make Belief Comix- Create online comics with audio
http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

Toondo- Create online comics
www.toondoo.com

Ustream TV- Broadcast yourself worldwide
http://www.ustream.tv/

Google My Maps
http://www.google.com/educators/p_maps.html

Mixbook- Create online photo books
http://www.mixbook.com/

Thinkature- Collaborate in real-time
http://www.thinkature.com/

Gabcast- Create podcasts, audio files, conference calls, etc.
http://www.gabcast.com/

Digital Book Talks
www.digitalbooktalk.com

Google Lit Trips
www.googlelittrips.org

Teacher First- A variety of teacher related websites
http://www.teachersfirst.com/content/edge.cfm

Noodle Tools- Bibliography tools
http://www.noodletools.com/

Bib Me- Bibliography tools
http://www.bibme.org/

Springfield Township High School Library
http://www.sdst.org/shs/library/pathmenu.html

Wikibooks
http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Main_Page

Gliffy- Create and share diagrams, flow charts, etc.
http://www.gliffy.com/

Create polls and surveys
http://www.polldaddy.com/
www.zoomerang.com
www.surveymonkey.com

Edupic- Variety of education related resources
http://www.edupic.net/

Moodle- Create online classes
http://moodle.com/

Class Notes Online
www.classnotesonline.com

Blogger
www.blogger.com

Trackstar
http://trackstar.4teachers.org

Hotchalk
www.hotchalk.com

Essential Questions & Big Ideas
www.bigideas.org

Gaggle- Free filtered email for schools and students
www.gaggle.net

Footnote.com- Footnote allows students to access primary source documents and photos, and create online history reports. The URL can then be posted, and students can leave comments on their peers' work.
www.footnote.com/index.php

Fleck.com- This allows anyone (especially teachers) the ability to leave virtual post-it notes on any site on the web.
www.fleck.com

Community Walk- Allows students to put various sites on a map with descriptions and images. Students can use this to describe field trips, report on historical events, and do other mapping applications.
www.communitywalk.com

Flashcard Friends- This is a free tool for creating, sharing, learning and self-testing online flashcards created by students or teachers.
www.flashcardfriends.com

Poverty
www.poverty.com

Free Rice- Answer vocabulary questions and get free rice donated to 3rd world countries
www.freerice.com

Education Week
www.edweek.org/ew/index.html

McRel
www.mcrel.org/standards

Awesome Library
www.awesomelibrary.org

Teacher Tube
www.teachertube.com

Department of Education- Doing What Works
http://www.dww.ed.gov/index.cfm