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Scaffolding

Scaffolding

Scaffolding is important when designing the learning process. What concepts do learners need to know to get to the end goal? Understanding this helps you build out and pace the learning.

My Technology Tips

My Technology Tips

Here is a list of some of my favorite technology tips. These are not limited to just mac users. Hopefully you find these helpful, and remember, if you have more ideas please share them!

15 Best Free Printable Books for Early Reading

15 Best Free Printable Books for Early Reading

A visitor to my site suggested this resource. From her email, "It is a list of free printable books for children or people who are learning to read English." Thanks for sharing this resource, Dana!

Saylor Academy

Saylor Academy

Saylor Academy is a great resource for lesson plans. Explore hundreds of well organized, self paced lessons on a wide variety of topics. These free, open courses are truly making knowledge accessible to everyone.

Mr. Donn

Mr. Donn

Mr. Donn hosts many lesson plans with a focus on Social Studies. There are lessons plans, links, and power points geared mostly towards Upper Elementary/Middle School students.

English-Hilfen.de

English-Hilfen.de

This site is great for anyone who wants to learn or teach English, but especially for German speakers as you can toggle between Deutsch and English. There is lot of helpful information about grammar, vocabulary, and plenty of helpful explanations.

Avidemeux

Avidemeux

Need to cut a video clip to just have the part you want your students to see? This free program allows you to easily and quickly cut and encode video.

Quizlet

Quizlet

Quizlet is a popular tool for creating flash cards for students. There are plenty of free study sets, or create your own and share with your students.

Image Splitter

Image Splitter

Image Splitter does exactly what it says, helps you split an image into smaller pieces. Resize, covert, split, and crop images for Instagram or your website.

Common Sense Education

Common Sense Education

This site has a ton for teachers. From digital literacy resources for all ages to thousands of reviews of websites and resources. Definitely worth checking out!

Play Your Way to Better Grammar!

Play Your Way to Better Grammar!

Language and education specialist Sarah Perowne shared this one with me. It is a curated collection of ESL games, activities and other online learning resources designed to make learning English grammar and vocabulary fun and easy!

Dan Rooney Mac Shortcuts

Dan Rooney Mac Shortcuts

Normally taking shortcuts is frowned upon, but not always. Dan Rodney will teach you everything you need to know to get the most out of your mac. Whether you are new to a mac or have been using one for years there is plenty of tips for you to get more out of your apple computer.

Scrible

Scrible

Scrible is an amazingly powerful tool to help you annotate webpages, save and tag articles and share resources with your students. Scrible is free to use and includes a helpful browser plug in so you can quickly highlight text on a web page, add sticky notes and tag articles. You can easily search and share using Scrible.com

WordWall

WordWall

In their own words, "The easy way to create your own teaching resources. Make custom activities for your classroom. Quizzes, match ups, word games, and much more."

National Atlas

National Atlas

National Atlas provides applications and web map services. This includes Topographic information and geographic information system (GIS) data for elevation, hydrography, watersheds, geographic names, and other important data.

ABCYa

ABCYa

Many Elementary students are already familiar with ABCYa. This site is full of fun activities for kids. Some of the more popular activities teach typing skills, math and spelling.

MobyMax

MobyMax

MobyMax is a free K-8 Curriculum. Teachers set up their student accounts and then can create math, reading and writing lessons that adjust to the students level and track their progress. The site aims to fix childrens' learning gaps.

Storyline Online

Storyline Online

Storyline hosts several books read by famous celebrities. This website is entirely free and each story contains a pdf of activities that go along with the book.

ScreenPal

ScreenPal

Formerly Screencast-O-Matic, ScreenPal allows you to record you screen and edit the video. While not as robust as some of the paid alternatives, this program

iCivics

iCivics

"iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials."

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