Here are some resources for you !

TESTING LINK


TYNKER learn to code software


First Period Class Link for Dr. Ketcher http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/

Jupiter Ed Login

Free Time Choices



Design Squad Nation
Questionaut
Edheads




Invention & Play
Machinearium
Puzzles for You



weave silk
Cool tools for schooll
Geography Games



Calculationnation
Tinker Ball Challenge
NCES Kids Zone



geoguesser
Floorplanner


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Favorite Tools selected and presented onby students:

Web 2.0 - Interactive Tools

Some are free/some have free trials

Download Required

Voki - Avatar creation

Piclits - Poetry and image generator

Jamstudio - music creation tool

Chogger

Tubechop

Lego Designer

AMcharts

Draw on the net

Simple Diagrams

Masher

Anymaking

Sketchup

Create a graph

Stupeflix

Line Pro - Cost

Psychopaint

Adobe Elements Express Online Editor

Adobe Illustrator - Cost

Floorplanner


Tuxpaint

down buzz - resume maker

dvolver -movie maker

clip generator-

befunky- all kinds of art projects

goanimate

bomomo

sploder

Roxio ix

roxio photoshow


quiz egg

animoto

qibblo

edheads

photoface

penzu

imagechef

pirate pad

sumopaint

sketch up

artpad

edheads


photosnack

twiddla

build your wildself

this is sand

incredibox

classtools

polls

mixbooks

wix

seaquence

photosnack

artpad

sploder

logix

glogster


bookr

tagul

pixler



























Some Other Great Tools to Explore !


Voicethread - audio and image tool...voice recording over images slideshow
Dance Mat Typing Practice
Zooburst.com3D Storybook Creator - now fee based
Stapleless Book Resource Tiny Book Creator
Just for Kids - Interactive - Bugs/Weather
Small Blue Printer.com Create Floor Plans
Glogster - online poster generator with links and many options - use free .edu version
Mindmapping Tools - an array of mapping tools - incredible
Kid Graph Maker** Create Graphs
KerpoofDrawing Program
Mapwing create and share virtual tours sample of teacher work:
Tagxedo word cloud generator in shapes ie: globe or US or face
Scribblemaps write on maps electronically and embed - use help feature
Globalis.gvu - world map of visual data - currently down for construction
Xtranormal create movies with characters and avatars
Bitstrips cartoon generator - not as cool as make belief comix but fun
Goanimate 4 schools account - 100 free educator accts- create cartoon and animations
Shelfari share favorite books and write book reviews - cover appears on a shelf and students can book review for each other - shelf can be embedded in a wiki - very visual - kids love it !
New tools workshop fabulous resource set up as a GLOG....
Money 101: Teaching Kids to Count Money
Google Public Data Explorer - in Google Labs - Beta versions but interesting
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Stock Market Simulations
Stock Market Game Http://www.stockmarketgame.com
Top 50 Stock Picks http://moneycentral.msn.com
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History primary sources
http://docsteach.org/
http://loc.gov
Ellis Island Oral History
Bill of Rights
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Visual Dictionaries
http://www.visuwords.com/
http://www.Lexipedia.com
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Web Evaluation
Get your Web License ! Net Lesson
Website Evaluation Lesson- click here
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Kid Search Engines:
Google
Kidsclick
KidsKonnect
Yahooligans
Ask Kids.com
Internet Public Library for Kids
Citation Makers
Easybib.com
Citation Maker
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Authors

Author/Illustrator Resource
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Current Events:

CNN News Feed
Time for Kids
News Hour Extra
Sports Illustrated for Kids
Kids Washington Post
Kids New York Times
Kids Newsroom

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Time Line Creators
http://www.dipity.com/
http://www.timetoast.com
Image Resources for Students:
Eduscapes
Pics4Learning
Copyright Free Photos
NOAA Photo Library
FreeFoto
The Morgue File
US Federal Government Public Domain Images
http://etc.usf.eduClip Art Etc.
http://schooldiscoveryeducation.comDiscovery School Clip Art Gallery
Educational Games:


PBS Kids
Spelling City Open in Safari !

Figure This – Math Challenges

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
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Misc. Cool Stuff
**Wonderopolis**
**Sweat Monkey** linking youth with community service
**Podcasting Bethke Elementary School** This school has it's podcasts on itunes for subscription