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Here is a vast array of fun, helpful classroom tools. Feel free to edit/improve existing documents and/or add new classroom tools to the documents on this page. Click "discussion" to comment about tools, games, or videos you have tried and improved, or new ideas you have added. Please also share any useful teacher resources that you use. :-)


PowerPoint Games -- Other online games include Wheel of Fortune, Password, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Twenty Questions . .


Educational Resources for Teachers --
Jeopardy PowerPoint-- plus
subject area Jeopardy games -- teacher contributions (many subject areas)


PowerPoint Games -- Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader


Ten Games for Classroom Fun-- Education World


Game Templates and Untilities -- Find assorted game templates in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel for your classroom, utilities like countdown clocks.


Hot Potatoes installer for use in classroomClassroom Game Templates and More -- lots of popular TV game show templates to use for your classroom -- check it out!


Technology Integration with PowerPoint -- good instructions, tips, examples and lots of templates to help you with classroom activities


free educational video games from www.4teachers.org good support for reinforcing basic skills such as mathematics in a fun way


Food Force with Free Rice download game (Help kids understand about global hunger


Educational Games Research -- quality, free educational videos for the classroom


a very helpful book on integrating technology into literacy classrooms -- Using Technology in K-8 Classrooms (ISBN: o-13-936337-8)


teachertube.com is basically youtube.com, but is specially for teachers and also not restricted by school web filters as youtube is usually. The other feature is that if you find a video on youtube that you would like to use in your classroom, you can request that it be posted on teachertube. It takes about a week-- a great way to use the videos on youtube when your school's content filter doesn't allow youtube.


teachertube.com is basically youtube.com, but is specially for teachers usually not restricted by school web filters as youtube is usually. TIP: if you find a video on youtube that you want to use in your classroom, request that it be posted on teachertube. It takes about a week.


www.math-drills.com and math.com. Math-drills has practice for all levels of math and even fun holiday worksheets in PDF format. Math.com is repleete with information. It has lesson plans, dynamic worksheet builders plus help for teachers, students, and parents. Another one is purplemath.com. Purplemath.com has great examples and practice problems for kids and parents. It has a searchable website which makes it easy to find topics


www.wolframalpha.com is the COOLEST website that will solve problems, answer questions, and give general data about ANYTHING and EVERYTHING


With VoiceThread, group conversations are collected and shared in one place from anywhere in the world. All with no software to install.
A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate pages and leave comments in 5 ways - using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam). Share a VoiceThread with friends, students, and colleagues for them to record comments too.


Smilies Arena by MSN = http://www.smileyarena.com/ A huge array of emoticons and cute creatures galore to add to your student activity docs, assessments, letters, e-mail and instant messages . . . .


Standards Toolbox for Teachers http://www.standardstoolbox.com/ -- You can locate your state's standards, generate lessons, use a test item generator or online gradebook, access teaching resources (all kinds of graphic organizers, for example), even make a free teacher website . . . .


Make your own personal webpage with SnapPages. It's easy, quick, and attractive. Go to http://snappages.com/ .


***Edhelper is a fabulous resource to help teachers with graphic organizers, lessons, monthly themes, content area help such as math puzzles and a host of other wonderful classroom ideas = http://www.edhelper.com/


http://www.teacherfiles.com/clip_art.htm Teacher Files (wonderful free website for teacher educational clipart including word art generator, subject area titles, place value, times and clocks, 2D and 3D shapes, and so much more. You'll love it!


www.easybib.com - a works cited generator -- free for MLA citation and a small fee for APA, Turabian, and Chicago Manual of Style. Great assortment of citation types, will create multiple citations then export to Word doc or view online.






























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