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    Five Good Web Tools to Create Interactive Lessons and Presentations

    Below are some great web tools that you can use to create interactive lessons and presentations. These tools  allow you to breathe life into your teachable content through the use of images, videos, links to web pages and many more. Some of them even enable you to gather instant feedback from students through synchronous polls or text messaging.


     25 Educational Web Tools to Boost your teaching
    Here is a wonderful list of web tools for you to go through in this weekend. Rafael Scapin, Ph.D  from Dawsonite (one of my favourite EdTech blogs) has created this slideshow featuring a wide variety of educational web tools to boost your teaching. From web tools for cloud storage to bibliography and citation tools, you will definitely something interesting for you. All the tools are hyperlinked, just click on each link to access its page. Enjoy

    Hundreds of Free Math Worksheets For Teachers

    This page here contains free math printables for students from kindergarten to grade 6. These are basically practice worksheets tied to the Common Core State Standards, School Subjects, Activities, and Holidays. All of these sheets are available in PDF format for free download. You can print them and use them in your class.



    Website Spotlight

     Share My Lesson (www.sharemylesson.com)
    Share My Lesson is a fantastic free platform where teachers can exchange lesson plans and ideas, developed by the American Federation of Teachers and TES Connect. Their Common Core State Standards information center is a hub for lesson plans and advice. The Share My Lesson team did the legwork of digging through more than 250,000 user-uploaded and -rated resources on the site to find the most relevant ones for teaching with the Common Core Standards -- check out the K - 8 Math Index and the 6 - 12 English Language Arts Index for lessons mapped to specific standards. They also host a Common Core Forum so you can join the discussion.

    Learn Zillion (www.learnzillion.com)

     Another place to look for high-quality teacher-produced lesson plans that align to the CCSS is LearnZillion, a learning platform that combines video lessons, assessments, and progress reporting -- it's like the Khan Academy of Common Core. In addition to sortable Math and ELA video lessons, they offer a handyCommon Core navigatorThis organization has a great backstory -- started by a public school in Washington D.C. as a home-grown repository for screencast lessons made by their teachers, they caught the attention of edtech funders and ended up with seed money to take their idea to a national level. Watch a video or read a blog and hear a podcast from Marketplace about LearnZillion.



    Top 100 Free Education Sites

    Need some new inspiration for the classroom? These 100 sites cover a range of grade-levels, subject areas, and uses. Some may work directly with students, while others may be more useful to teachers during the planning process. All will help engage students and improve learning in the classroom – that’s why they’re the best. Oh, and did we mention that they’re all free? Click Here for Full Article