Padlet is a virtual "post-it note" wall, and can be a useful multi-purpose tool in teh classroom. Teachers and students could use it to communicate with other classrooms, have students quickly research and post pictures for a fun class activity, curate student projects for easy display in the classroom, and create a project which includes activities and multimedia links.
A video response tool used for formative assessments, student reflections and sharing student work with parents. Recap provides a way for students to connect with their teachers, to share their ideas, thoughts or reflections, in a way which promotes student voice.
Watch a complete first grade reading comprehension lesson that uses academic choice. To help develop student skills for retelling and comprehension, Ms. Porfirio gives her students an academic choice to choose how they want to learn.
Research spanning several cognitive science disciplines shows a strong connection between early spatial reasoning training and future academic success.
Search, view, share and compare notes and flashcards on StudyBlue. Create, study, and print your own notes and flashcards. Search and view every note online. Automatically generate flashcards from class notes. Just upload your notes, and StudyBlue does the rest.
Kindersay is a free online video website designed to help preschool kids & English as Second Language (ESL) children learn English words. Hundreds of online activities are available in a special Word Show format.
A nice collection of collaborative presentations, with some ideas on creating engaging lessons for students. Includes topics on writing, science, math, art, and music, and ideas on using different web-based tools.
Debategraph is a wiki debate mindmapping and visualization tool that lets you: present the strongest case on any debate that matters to you; openly engage the opposing arguments; create and reshape debates, make new points, rate and filter the arguments; monitor the evolution of debates via RSS feeds; and, share and reuse the debates on and offline.
Superpowers is an HTML5 development environment for making 2D and 3D games. It can be extended with plugins and lets you collaborate in real-time.
If you're traveling somewhere, try using this handy tool to figure out what you need to pack. Packing Essentials takes into account the season, how long you're gone, what type of trip it is, and the weather when generating your packing and to-do list.