Readability Analyzer: Paste text and get the result — the readability of that particular text.
Music for Projects: Choose from these tunes that are available for your use in your next project!
Google for Teachers: An online book all about how teachers can make use of Google tools in the classroom
Google Search Tips: Tony Vincent provides this guide to making the most out of searching in Google.
10 Simple Google Search Tips: A few excellent ideas
The Future of Work: While this is an obvious pick for Rainone, everyone could benefit from watching this brief glimpse of how the world will handle work in the future.
Worksheet Generator: This one comes to us from Kevin. Of course, these would be lovely when posted in Moodle and not on paper.
Animations Library: Also, from Kevin! A little bit goes a long way, but here are some animations that you might choose to use in Moodle or elsewhere.
FOR SMART BOARD USERS
Mr. Teacher’s SMARTboard Mini-Movies: Good short animations for SMART board use.
Dress Lecky: Dress the alien for today’s weather. This would be great for Kindergartners gathered on the carpet for morning meeting
FOR THOSE WITH SMART RESPONSE CLICKERS OR TURNING POINT
Best Practices for Using Student Responders: A good read on using Student Response Systems effectively
Learn Your Tables: Help with times tables! This one would be great on a SMART board.
Calculation Nation: Apparently, there is a very engaging new game at this old favorite site. Enjoy!
FOR HEALTH/SAFETY/DRIVER’S ED
PSA on Dangers of Texting While Driving: Really, everyone should watch things like this. Put down the phone; spare someone’s life.
CVS Video and Multimedia Collection: Learn about a variety of health topics at this site from CVS — “Lice Attack!” Can’t wait to watch that one….
FOR SOCIAL STUDIES
Free Technology for Teachers Social Studies Finds: The list is labeled “12 Resources All Social Studies Teachers Should Try.” Sounds good!
Ex-Child Soldier in Sudan: An nice slideshow for allowing students to see this child’s experience in turbulence.
Resources about Rwanda: I know it is late for this year’s study, Mrs. Seufert, but next year!
Practicing Speaking Skills: Larry Ferlazzo’s list on the best places to practice speech
Periodic Table Tetris: Learn about the periodic table playing tetris. This would be good with a SMART board.