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  • Website Resources Putting students first to make learning last a lifetime Celebrating academics, diversity, and innovation
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  • Objective & CCSS Familiarize teachers with websites they can integrate into the classroom to help motivate, inspire, and enhance instruction. CCSS W.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic. W.8 Gather information from provided sources to answer a question. L.4 Consult reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses) both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and determine or clarify the precise meaning of key words and phrases.
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  • Common Core Assessments This is site offers free resources such as math modules and assessments for mathematics and ELA.
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  • is a website that allows you to take almost any video on the web and create an interactive lesson based around it. It gives you the option to put forth learning objectives, add questions, and promote discussions based on the subject of the video. You can create your own video lessons or choose from the 100s of videos already created.
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  • Google Images search the worlds images! You can use images to enhance presentations, explain concepts, and beyond. To use, simply click on any opensource image to go to the source site, right click on image, select Save Picture As to save the pictures to a folder and then use the menu options on the left side of the screen to filter your search results.
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  • Open Sources Images and Music that are free for public use educational-resources/multimedia/
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  • Prezi is an online presentation creation website that puts PowerPoint to shame. Use it to create dynamic, engaging, energetic presentations that will captivate your audience. Its easy to learn and free to use. Create your own amazing Prezis or use one already created by another user just like you. Find it at Prezi
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  • Edmodo Edmodo is a free and safe way for students and teachers to connect and collaborate. Edmodo is designed to get students excited about learning in a familiar environment. On Edmodo, teachers can continue classroom discussions online, give polls to check for student understanding, give quizzes and assignments, and award badges to individual students based on performance or behavior. Edmodo is a powerful and safe social network for you and your students. Find it at
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  • allows you to poll your class in real time! You can create a question, either multiple choice or free text response and have your students respond in three different ways: sending a text message, using a smartphone's web browser, or on a computer via the web browser. The results are displayed dynamically on animated charts. You can even embed the charts in PowerPoint!
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  • Puzzlemaker Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students, and parents. Puzzlemaker allows you to create and print customized word search, criss-cross, math puzzles, and more using your own word lists. Find it at puzzlemaker/?CFID=23423831&CFTOKEN=69607151
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  • allows the user to time typing speed, to type in a variety of languages, and to learn about various topics while typing.
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  • Interactive Learning Sites A fun interactive learning site that offers student games pertaining to specific subjects and topics. These games can easily be aligned with classroom content and instruction. Find it at
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  • More interactive sites for elementary Hour of Code Hour of Code learn to write code Thinking Blocks Thinking Blocks basic math skills learn phonics and mouse skills
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  • National Geographic Kids National Geographic features a variety of people, animals, and places. This site includes facts, games, activities, and related links for students to explore and enjoy! Find it at
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  • Library of Congress
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  • Smithsonian
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  • This educational site provides information, videos, and photographs about space, space missions, planets, and the universe.
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  • Application Classroom Use Incorporating these websites resources into your instruction can build content knowledge, increase motivation, and inspire students. They can easily be integrated into specific lessons or units.