General Educational Resource Sites

Discovery Education -check out the "Free Resources" section
Educational Technology Clearinghouse ETC.USF.EDU
Edutopia - founded by George Lucas
John Kuglin
Learn Zillion
Microsoft in Education
National Education Technology Plan
Resources for Educational Change
Teaching Channel
Tech Tools by Subject and Skills
TED Talks - ideas worth spreading
The Teacher's Corner
Utah Education Network
20 Things I Learned about the Web

Twitter for Educators sign up at

Twitter for Teachers (a resource from scholastic)
Tech Resources from Marzano
WatchKnowLearn - thousands of videos on a wide range of subjects and topics -

Sites for Sharing Teacher Made and Other Found Resources

Diigo - great bookmarking resource as well as a share option

Free Technology for Teachers (all sorts of resources compiled by former SS teacher) Freetech4teachers
Free Tech for Teacher (see above) on Pinterest

LiveBinders - Resources in virtual 3-ring binders

Math and Science resources wiki created by Kitt Kelleher (FDLRS REACH) in Broward County Math and Science
Tammy's Tips for Teachers
Teaching All Students Blogspot
Tech for Differentiated Instruction
The Daring Librarian (many great resources)
The Innovative Educator
Tools-4-Teachers wiki site
Web 2.0 Resources

Classroom Tools

Countdown Timer
Cool Tools - Web 2.0
Creately - Colorful K12 Graphic Organizer Templates
File Folder-Heaven Games
Free online rubric maker
Jeopardy Labs

Linoit - collaboration tool and sharing

Online Stopwatch a variety of online timers and

Padlet - collaboration and sharing

QRCode Generator or
Random Name Picker

Realtime Board - collaboration tool through Google Drive - free license for teachers and students -

Socrative (teacher side and student side) 3.5 min video

Solvr - online, real-time, collaborative, problem solving tool
Titanpad - collaborative work surface
Wheel - Use ready made spinner wheels or customize your own (web-based)


Multimedia Resources
American History in video
Best Video Sites for Teachers:
Florida iTunes U (From the FL DOE) FloridaiTunesU
iTunes U iPad app
Just for Teachers website
Kideos - Videos for Kids
PowToons (teacher plans available at a yearly price but the company has been known to "gift" plans to teachers at times)
School Tube
Teacher Tube
You Tube software and converters

Web Tools for Curriculum and Instruction
Ann Brundige - great resource for free materials for teachers
Edublog - Educational blog site - collaborative publishing and communication - Free worksheets and resources
Educational Games and Learning Activities
Eileen Sacco's wiki
Exploring New Territories FDLRS ENT
Florida Center for Instructional Technology - from USF...check it out -
Formative Assessment tools
Free for me
Glogster presentation tool
Google World Wonders
Interactives -web based resources for learning fun
LearnZilliion -1000's of high quality lessons, videos, practice sheets and much more!
PixiClip - a screen capture site

Prezi presentation tool Youtube video-teach presented by a classroom teacher

Primary Games - online games to support learning
Quizlet - Online flashcard tool -
Social Media Citation Guide How to Cite Social Media - MLA and APA Styles
Susan Oxvenad's Cool Tools for Teaching Vocabulary (browse through her entire site - it's quite amazing)
Teach with Web 2.0

Thinglink (make your images come alive with video, music, text, images, and more) Get an education account. Check out this example
...or this example - a Thinglink of Google Chrome extensions and apps.

Web Tools
Worksheet Place
Writing and Google Docs

Vocaroo - online audio recording

Other web-based tools & resources
Blog for teacher ideas
Brainy quotes
Breaking News English (interesting site for ELL)
Create a quiz with Google forms - direction link-
Developing Quality IEPs QIEP
Duolingo - learn another language
ExitTicket - student response system
Fredshead - teacher resources for blind or vi students
Google Earth
Graphic Organizers (blackline masters)
Intellectual Disabilities InD
Intellectual Disabilities Fact Sheet Intellectual Disabilites
Intervention Central (MTSS & RTI)
K12 Internet Resource Center K12IRC
Keyboarding Practice for Elementary Students Online keyboarding practice for elementary students
Keyboarding practice Keyboarding practice for older students and adults Online Keyboarding Practice

Plickers - student response clickers using iPhone, iPad, or Android device and computer

School Freeware (just what it says)
Search Cube visual search engine
Safeshare (type a youtube address in the provided field to clean up a youtube page to use in the class)
Sprint Speech-to-Speech Sprint STS
Terminology ESE Terminology
Teach typing, free!

Reading and Writing resources

Free Reading activities
LEARN (Literacy Essentials and Reading Network)
Members of the Screen Actors Guild Reading Stories
My Storybook
Newsela - change the lexile of an article
Rewordify - simplifies and explains difficult English words
Storynory audible stories
Tech Tools for Reading
Vocabahead - Dictionary with videos
Word Hippo

Math resources

Blackline masters
Cool Math (all kinds of calculators)
Equation Grapher
Geogebra Dynamic Mathematics for Learning and Teaching
Holt online graphing calculator
Illuminations - Resources for Teaching Math (virtual manipulatives)
Illustrative Mathematics
Khan Academy
Lego Education
Leading Innovation in Mathematics Education (blog)
MARS (The Mathematics Assessment Resource Service) -performance based tasks for summative & formative assessment
Matific - Math Activities K-6
Math Dictionary
Math discussion group
Math Help
Math Playground
Math TV -visual demonstrations in English and Spanish
Math You Tube tutorials
ModMath - Graph paper app that can help students set up math problems. Does not solve but goes through the solving process
Microsoft Mathematics
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
That Quiz (create on-line math quiz)
Utah Education Network
Utah Education Network 3-6 interactive activities
Visual Fractions (virtual manipulatives)
Math Apps compiled by Kitt Kelleher (FDLRS Reach)

Sciences Resources

Bill Nye, the Science Guy
Bioman Biology - Games, virtual labs, and activities
CAST Science Writer -Making writing a science report easier;jsessionid=E02F412B32299408AA5D5A797F7E8C13
Edheads virtual reality jobs involving science or math
Energy Information Association (lesson plans and resources at all grade levels)
Exploratorium - so much stuff, so little time!
Human body interactive (multiple means of representation)
NASA interactive site
National Geographic
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Resources
Science Bob (Ideas for science fair, research help, and lots more)
Science Made Fun (elementary)
Science Apps compiled by Kitt Kelleher (FDLRS Reach)

Pictures, Images & Video

Adobe Photoshop Express (online photo editor)
Animoto create videos from pictures - free classroom account for teachers
Art Resources for Teachers
Crayola for Educators
Discovery Education Clip Art ClipAr
Doodles Academy - Make teaching art fun and easy
Free Image Sources
GIMP (like Photoshop) but free!

Google Arts & Culture
Image library for education
Incredible @rt Department
Learning Reviews Free Clip Art Learning Reviews
PicoVico create videos from pictures - like Animoto (free and premium)
Pixabay (free images)

Pixlr free online photo editor
45 pages of Greatest Hits for Educators

Assistive Technology Files

Assisted Technology Blog (Virginia Department of Education's Training and Technical Assistance Center) AT Blog at VDoE
Free Technology for Teachers
Assisted Technology on Livebinder AT on Livebinder
Assistive Tech:Physically Disabled Internet4classrooms
AT in ED/Physically Handicapped AT_Physically Handicapped
Natural Reader (free screen reading software)
Tux Paint
Tux Math
Vozme text to speech reader


GoogleGooru.JPGThe Ultimate Google Apps Training Guide Google Gooru
Teacher's Ultimate Guide to Google Drive
Use Google forms to create a self-grading quiz
Tutorials to help you create presentations on Google Drive
Google Drive and Google Docs Intro

Odds and Ends

AutoMotivator - create motivational posters
Basic coding -
ChartsBin - Charts/graphs of World Statistics
EdTechTeacher various tech resources to use in the classroom
Gapminder - an interesting site for scholars of world study
How to do almost anything with PDF (PDF tips) from
Manuals for any gadget
Media converter sources
National Eye Institute NEI Resources
Pinterest - we all know what Pinterest is, but where does it fit best? I Can't Wait to be a Teacher!
Polleverywhere live polling using smart phone or computer
PrintFriendly -make any webpage print friendly
Puffin Browser - a browser that supports flash - free to use from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Symbaloo - create a wall of tiles that link to your favorite sites - can be set as your desktop


Today's Meet (online meeting room - no student sign-up necessary)
Tech for Teachers (Apps, Tools, and Online Resources)

TinyTap Game making app for iPad

Tools for Driver's Ed teachers
UDL Tech on Pinterest UDL_Pinterest

Word Lens visual translator iOS ANDROID

Using Microsoft office to teach - What to look forward to in Office 2016

Wolfram Alpha - more than just a search engine http://electroencephalogram/
Watch this (poorly focused) video to learn what it is and how it differs from Google.

Watch this introduction by Stephen Wolfram.

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