Feburary 23, 2017

Online Resources

We know that our collection of digital tools and lesson plans are only a tiny fraction of the free classroom and program resources available to educators. The below websites will help you search thousands of free tools and ideas by grade-level, teacher ratings, and more!
Spark 101
Collaboratory
NOVA Labs
Leverages short, interactive STEM videos; educator resources; industry ties; and the success of the 114th Partnership, designed to help students thrive in a career.
Interact with experienced teachers across the country and share tools, tips, and lessons. Also use this as an incubator to build new content for students. 
Use virtual laboratories and real-industry data to have your students engage and work as "citizen scientists"
PowerMyLearning Connect
PBS Learning Media
Memarden
A free platform for driving personalized instruction and self-directed learning. Explore activities and playlists in all K-12 subjects, aligned to the Common Core. 
Leverages short, interactive STEM videos; educator resources; industry ties; and the success of the 114th Partnership, designed to help students thrive in a career.
Leverages short, interactive STEM videos; educator resources; industry ties; and the success of the 114th Partnership, designed to help students thrive in a career.
PowerMyLearning Connect
ClassFlow 
Graphite
A free, cross-disciplinary  resource featuring interactive timelines, archival videos and downloadable historic front pages.
Offers a cloud-based system for creating collaborative lessons, forming assessments, and personalizing learning. 
 Graphite is a free service from Common Sense Education that makes it easy to discover the best apps, games, and websites for classroom use.
National Geographic
Blackboard Blending 
Mozilla Teaching Activities
The National Geographic Education Portal offers free multimedia geography, science, and social studies content for K-12 educators and families. The content is aligned to national standards.
5 Ways to get started with Blended Learning in the classroom, along with a report on best student engagement practices.
Offers fun and engaging activities created by educators to teach students about web literacy and safety.