- Category: Interdisiplinary Resources
- Written by Dr. Russell-Fry
Multiple Subject Sites
- VoiceThread - This web based tool is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, audio tracks and videos.
- Pics4Learning.com - Free, copyright-friendly photos for education. To download images, click the image using the right mouse button. Choose save picture as.
- All about Creative Commons and Copyright
Teacher Tube - Videos for professional development and instruction. Upload your own videos to contribute your knowledge, too.
Podomatic - Website that allows you to easily record and publish podcasts.
Digital Story Telling
Kerpoof is a website that provides a fun tool for beginning story telling or developing sequencing skills. Teacher accounts are free. If you set up classes with student accounts attached to your account, they are free also.
Toondoo This tool can be used in a variety of ways - Explain grammar rules through comics, assess mastery of sequencing, convert the classics into comics, teach onomatopoeia, and create a comic series for any topic.
Webspiration is a website that provides various tools like: Develop outlines for essay writing, analyze story elements: characters, plot, theme, etc., make KWL charts, create collaborative concept maps, visualize cause and effect and illustrate scientific concepts, scientific method.
Wordle - Word clouds created instantly from your text.
- Google Educator (includes: Documents, Gmail, Google Site)
Animoto is a fun alternative to slideshows. Import images, slide pages, short videos and text. Thirty second projects are free and add a cool factor to presenting basic research on a topic.
- Prezi is a zooming presentation editor. Available for free for teachers and students. Zoom in on a new way to share information.
- Glogster - Poster yourself - Make your interactive poster easily and share it with friends. Mix Images, Text, Music and Video. It is fantastic!
Sheppard Software has a fantastic collection of free web-based educational games. Sheppard Software’s free games cover Science, Math, Social Studies, and Language Arts. Most of the games are appropriate for elementary and middle school students, but some games are appropriate for high school students. The geography games are particularly good.