A few great places to find resources include:
Graphite from commonsense media
- Discover apps, games, websites that have been reviewed and rated by teachers
- Share with a community of teachers
- Innovate with the right tools
PolarTREC: Polar region resources – articles, lessons, activities, interactive media
Power my learning – free and flexible way to integrate blended learning into your lessons – portal to some of the best educational games. activities, simulations and videos – search by subject, create personal playlists for each student if needed
21 things 4 students – suitable for students grade 6-8 – interactive program about vital technology concepts
Atomic learning now includes an iPad app
Teaching the inquiry process – includes apps, videos and tutorials
Schools that work – produced by Edutopia – links, videos
Apps in your classroom – apps, lessons, tutorials
Math Landing – resources and tools for primary teachers including apps
Edmentum – lots of different programs and courses for all ages
Cyber Science 3D – interactivity and reasoning – class, school or district license
Take students on virtual field trips around the world – a small cost associated with the site.
Looking at using eBooks in your library? Check out this site. Or check out Brain Hive here.
Do you find it difficult to get the most out of your interactive board? Check out Gynzy with a free trial.
Want to engage your classes inside the pages of any digital book, article, PDF or document? Check out Subtext – also available as an app.
Do you need to use a graphing calculator in your maths lessons? Here is one for free at Desmos
Online databases, streaming video. eBooks and eLearning modules all online – free trial available at Infobase Learning.
Online resources for adaptive curriculum in maths and science, suited to middle school and high school students
An eReading platform for schools – online annotation, embed quizzes, immediate feedback for students – check it out at Gobstopper
Teaching technology and connecting with other teachers
Teacher playground includes resources, PD, lessons, tutorials
As a teacher, do you want to be more connected as an educator? Join in activities in October – some will be based in Australia even though this website is American.
Here are some online catalogues with useful programmes to buy: ShopK12,
Teachers First – a site for thinking teachers – free membership, 1000s resources, free PD
Want to do some online learning of your own? Check out FLO.
Want to buy, sell or create some teacher created resources? Head to the Teachers Notebook
Got your own classroom library? Track student borrowing by using classroom organizer. Can also add eBooks to your library.