Great Resources


Great resources for teachers on grading rubrics, online quizzes, audio books, utilities, puzzle creators and more. Send me an email with any you find invaluable to your teaching job.

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Classroom Resources

  1. 10 Technology Enhanced Book Reports
  2. Academic websites
  3. Analyze, read, write literature
  4. Animations, assessments, charts, more
  5. Audio books—free—Project Gutenberg
  6. Audio books—Ms. Noor–free—kid-oriented
  7. Biomes/Habitats—for teachers
  8. Brainstorming—Spicy Nodes
  9. By Kids For Kids
  10. Children’s University
  11. Class badges
  12. Classroom floorplan—for architect unit
  13. Collection of websites
  14. Cool Tools for School
  15. Create a magazine cover
  16. Create free activities/diagrams in Flash!
  17. Creative Tools
  18. Crossword Puzzle Maker
  19. Dabbleboard—online whiteboard
  20. Easy Techie Stuff for the Classroom
  21. Easy-to-navigate collection
  22. Eleven Little-known Facts
  23. Environmental footprint
  24. FBI Kid-safe games
  25. Flashcards or Worksheets 
  26. Geography Activities—for teachers
  27. Glogster—posters
  28. Google Earth in Math Curriculum
  29. Google Earth Lesson Plans I
  30. Google Earth Lesson Plans II
  31. Google Education—lesson plans, more
  32. Google Map Maker
  33. Grading automatically w G. Docs–Flubaroo
  34. Graphic organizers
  35. Graphic organizers II
  36. Graphic Organizers III
  37. Graphic organizers—all topics
  38. Graphic organizers—Enchanted Learning
  39. Graphic Organizers—for reading
  40. Hollywood Sq/Jeopardy Templates
  41. How to Videos for Web 2.0
  42. Internet Movie Database
  43. Jeopardy Games in PowerPoint
  44. Jeopardy Labs
  45. K-8 school-related videos. Tons of them
  46. KnowmiaFree video tutorials and interactive materials for your students.
  47. Learn Zillion—teaching videos
  48. Legal issues
  49. Make digital posters
  50. Mapping ideas with a tag globe
  51. Mind mapping with Bubblus
  52. Miscellaneous links
  53. Miscellaneous links II
  54. Nanoogo
  55. Newspapers around the world
  56. Online quizzes you create, online grades 
  57. Online tools (Web 2.0)—all free
  58. Parent Education Videos
  59. Password creator
  60. PBS Learning Resources
  61. Plagiarism Tracker
  62. Poetry sites—lots of them
  63. Poster maker—like a road sign
  64. Posters—8×10 at a time–simple
  65. PowerPoint games for kids
  66. PowerPoint stuff
  67. PowerPoint Templates
  68. Print Large Posters in 8×10 bits
  69. Print Posters One Page at a Time
  70. Publish the magazines 
  71. Pupil Tube
  72. Puzzle maker
  73. Puzzle maker—for study guides, etc.
  74. QR Codes
  75. Random Team Generator
  76. Rubrics and Assessments—create–Kathy Schrock
  77. Rubrics I
  78. Rubrics II
  79. Rubrics III
  80. Rubrics/Assessments—create-KSchrock
  81. Rubrics/Assessments—create–KSchrock
  82. Rubrics—for CCSS
  83. Screen Capture
  84. Screen Capture—full webpage
  85. Screencast-o-matic
  86. Shelfari—share books with students
  87. Slideshare—upload PowerPoint; share
  88. Slideshow upload with Authorstream
  89. Slideshows created on line
  90. So many Free online tools (Web 2.0)  
  91. Tag clouds
  92. Teach vocab–prefixes/suffixes, word lists
  93. Teacher Training Videos   
  94. Teaching Channel
  95. Teaching vocab, prefixes/suffixes, more
  96. Technology use survey—interactive
  97. Test creator—online
  98. Tests—create fill-in-the-blanks
  99. Timelines
  100. Timelines II
  101. Timelines—Dipity
  102. Tools for studying writing
  103. Training videos
  104. Turn pictures into Videos–Easily
  105. Turn short stories into books
  106. Vocab, prefix/suffix, word lists and more
  107. White Board—no sign in, no reg
  108. YouTube Education
  109. YouTube Pure—removes comments



  1. Flashcards–by Chegg


38 thoughts on “Great Resources

  1. I’ll have to add an App section for this Resource list. I’ve just received a useful one from a reader in Britain:

    Hi, I’d like to add to this list the easy to use teacher tool app: Learning Structures from OMJS:

    Simple and inspiring.


  2. A website from a reader:
    Debra Buffington-Adams • New Heights Educational Services . A great resource for providing intervention reading exercises. It does not need a tutor. A voice tutors the student with phonics drills, blending games and exercises. Check it out.


  3. A few more–Issuu ( to create professional-looking magazines and ( to embed files into your webpages – support most image, text and doc formats.) to Embed files into your webpages – support most image, text and doc formats.

    And Youblisher ( to make your pdf documents flippable and quickly loading. It is like touching a real document. Can embed into any website. Just upload Pdf, and your book is made.

    For a huge list, try Cool Tools for School (


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  6. Natalie

    I love this list and would like to pin it on Pinterest. Can you create/add some kind of image for the list so that we can get it out in another venue? Thanks!


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