|Grand Isle School Library||
Websites, apps & more
One of the great things about 21st century learning and technology is the ability for people to collect and share the teaching and learning resources they discover.
Below is a link to some of these collections which will take you to even more great Sites.
AASL Best Websites for Teaching and Learning-a list of quality websites, tools and resources recognized by the American Association of School Librarians.
COOL SUMMER SITES FOR KIDS - Links to many great sites created by Keith Farrell, an educational technology coach.
Exploratorium Recommendations - A long list of sites recommended by this virtual museum. Includes nice descriptions of each Site
Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything -Kathy Schrock is a school District Technology Director and has worked in school and public libraries. She creates these incredibly useful Sites with links to all sorts of information related to technology and learning. Useful for students, teachers and parents (and anyone else who might be interested).
COOL TOOLS FOR CREATING
Kerpoof -Create stories, cards, animated movies, drawings, and comics. See Miss B. to get your own login.
Prezi -This presentation tool allows you to make visual dynamic presentations. Presentations are stored in the cloud so you can access them from home.
Tagxedo - Turns words into word clouds. You can choose among many shapes, colors and fonts.
National Geographic Kids - videos, games and quizzes on animals, science, space, nature and geography.
Science Bob - Lots of ideas for science fair experiments, answers to science questions and help with research.
Math Live - Great for upper elementary kids with cartoon tutorials on fractions, multiplication, area and perimeter and more. Includes a glossary of math terms.
Neo k12 - quizzes, games, videos and activities in math, science, geography, and social studies.
Exploratorium - a virtual museum that allows visitors to explore science, art and culture.
Khan Academy -This site is great for middle school math and science information. Features thousands of videos ranging from basic geometry to bacteria & viruses, to art history.