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Here is all of the interactive websites that I have encountered. Some of them I have personally used in the classroom and some of them were recommended to me by other educators. Enjoy and I hope it brings excitment to your lessons. 10 Ideas for Interactive Teaching. Interactive Whiteboards Workbook by SimpleK12

www.sharemylesson.com- An US Microsoft and Interactive Software Lesson Bank

New US Teacher Union, UK Company Project Enables Teachers to Share, Access Resources

By [[http://thejournal.com/forms/emailtoauthor.aspx?AuthorItem={23A1676C-36D5-46B9-A7D1-EC4C05426635}&ArticleItem={C3B9569C-D040-46DF-BE31-5BC700500FED}|Kanoe Namahoe]] 06/25/12 http://thejournal.com/articles/2012/06/25/new-us-teacher-union-uk-company-project-enables-teachers-to-share-access-resources.aspx?=THENU
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) has partnered with TES Connect, based in the United Kingdom, to create an online network where educators can share and access learning materials, at no charge, according to a statement released by the company. The new website, "Share My Lesson", which includes educational resources geared toward the new Common Core State Standards, will be demonstrated by US and UK teachers at this week's ISTE 2012 conference in San Diego. Think of this site as all of the lesson banks below combined into one!!
Share My Lesson provides a portal where teachers—from preschool to college—can share information and learning resources, said AFT President Randi Weingarten. Users will be able to upload, review, rate, and access materials, for free. The site will also offer resources from educational partners including Sesame Street, Oxfam, Green TV, and the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
"Share My Lesson supports teachers by giving them a place to come together and share their knowledge, skills, lesson plans and effective classroom strategies. It's by teachers, for teachers, and is an easy-to-use source for classroom resources—and it's free. It will become every teacher's go-to online destination for the support they need," Weingarten said. The site is expected to house more than 100,000 user-generated learning materials.
The AFT and TES Connect have invested $10 million in the new project, which is slated to launch July 28 at the AFT convention.
Additional information about the new portal can be found at the Share My Lesson Web site or by viewing the introduction video.

www.easilearn.com - RM Easiteach Lesson bank
Connect with other PolyVision Users! www.bringlearningtolife.ning.com
http://exchange.smarttech.com/#tab=0// - Smartboard Lesson Bank
http://smartboardrevolution.ning.com/Smartboard Revolution Ning website (Some resources here, but you will need TIME to find them)
http://kenton.schoolpointesites.com/content_page.aspx?cid=548 Smartboard lesson bank by subject
http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en-us - Promethean Lesson Bank
http://www.wizteach.com/share/ - Wizteach Lesson Bank
http://www.mimioconnect.com/ - Mimio Lesson Bank
www.lessonindex.com
www.planbookedu.com
www.innovativeclassroom.com
www.curriki.org - over 400,000 K-12 resources by subject or grade
www.intel.com/educational/teachers - Free tools and resources from INTEL
http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/lessons.html - Google Lesson Plans
LFS - online learning community- http://www.learningfocused.com/index.php/products/lfs-engaged/42
19 FREE Lesson Planning Resources Teachers Need to See!!

www.goorulearning.org
Gooru is a free search engine for learning. Teachers and students can use Gooru to search for rich collections of multimedia resources, digital textbooks, videos, games and quizzes created by educators in the Gooru community. Collections are aligned to standards and currently cover every 5th-12th grade math and science topic, with other subjects coming soon.


http://www.learner.org/interactives/ - Interactives for Math, Science, Langauge, ART, and History

www.harmonyhollow.net/hat.shtml - random name picker
www.mocomi.com
Kindergarten - http://kindergartencrayons.blogspot.com/
http://rmtc.fsdb.k12.fl.us/content/interactivesites.html Smartboard Lessons and other interactive lessons Math, Science, S.S., L.A., and General Ed
http://www.gosoapbox.com/ Check this out for student participation!
http://www.awwapp.com/ - Web Whiteboard is touch-friendly whiteboard app that lets you use your computer, tablet or smartphone to easily draw sketches, collaborate with others and share them with the world.
http://cesu.k12.vt.us/modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=203279 - Good Site with lots of IWB activities listed
http://www.edutopia.org/ Edutopia - lots of blogs and technology information
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/ 14,000+ resources by subject
www.primarywall.com - sticky note page
http://techplan.edzone.net/ci2006/ Technology Enhanced Lessons (ELA, Math, Science, S.S., and Interdisciplinary K12)
http://museumbox.e2bn.org/ This site allows you to find information on a topic and store it in one place. Teachers can find help when you click on the Teachers tab at the top right hand side. (I believe it is a bust of a man.)
http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/The-Starter-Generator-6020073
http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/The-Plenary-Producer-6017890
http://www.classtools.net/ Create free educational games, quizzes, activities and diagrams
http://www.inclusive.co.uk/ Inclusive Technology
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/ - Create Rubrics
www.studyblue.com - Flash Cards - largest digital study group
http://www.hardin.k12.ky.us/res_techn/technew.htm This site has virtual field trips, webquests, and Jeopardy games already created
http://www.edtechnetwork.com/powerpoint.html Here you will find the Jeopardy Template and more
8 FREE POWERPOINT TEMPLATES - http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/8-great-free-templates-to-make-your.html?goback=%2Egde_96534_member_151002129
5 PowerPoint Mistakes to Avoid - http://www.classroomtechnologyhelp.com/five-powerpoint-mistakes-to-avoid/?goback=%2Egde_147237_member_154046191
http://jeopardylabs.com/ Create a Jeopardy online OR HERE:

How to play Jeopardy in the Classroom
http://point4teachers.com/5th%20Grader.htm - Jeopardy and Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader powerpoints
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Powerpoint Game:
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Hollywood Squares Powerpoint Game:

http://www.slideshare.net/ - Share your powerpoints with your students
http://host52.newportsd.org/webpages/eduweb/ This site is organized by grades and subjects
https://sites.google.com/a/pacek-8.org/psa-step-by-step/home Middle School idea for Public Serice Announcements
http://www.highlightsteachers.com/teachers-toolbox This site is from Highlights For Children
http://tbyresources.pbworks.com/w/page/19652165/Table%20of%20Contents Organized resrouces: multimedia, educational content,Web 2.0 Tools, Digital Literacy, Education Sites of Excellence, Class Resources
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/ - K-8, On-line Practice, Assessment, Tech Tutorials
Web 2.0 videos
www.quizlet.com - flashcard and study games
www.sumdog.com - math games
http://blog.raptivity.com/2012/07/narrating-a-story-with-timeline-interaction/ - Interactive timelines article
www.hippocampus.org - HIGH SCHOOL student study materials for alot of subjects
http://duncanpatti.wikispaces.com/ Another Wiki that has great resources
&NodeID=61 - On the left hand side you will see many helpful tutorials on Web 2.0 and other technology based programs like podcasting
http://theteachercafe.com/ Is an search engine for teachers. You can find flash cards, tutoring, and reading assessments here
http://www.timeforkids.com/ Times for Kids Site
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/ This site has alot like virtual activities, graphic organizers, and webquests http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Home.html Enchanted Learning Site - please become a member so you have full access
http://www.dropbox.com/ Go paperless in your classroom. Here is one way how. Students just need email addresses.
www.drop.io Just like dropbox.com
https://bubbl.us/ Online brainstorming tool to create those graphic organizers.
http://superkids.com/aweb/tools/ Super Kids site
http://www.learningplanet.com/ Learning Planet
www.marshmallowchallenge.com - Builds teamwork and critical thinking skills
http://www.cyberbee.com/intclass.html Organized by subject (M&M graphing activities looks cool)
Podcasts for educators, schools and colleges
PowerPoints - For Art, LA, Math, Library, Science, Health and games
www.online-stopwatch.com - online stopwatch
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/ - For Kids - ipl2 Information You Can Trust
http://www.toolsforeducators.com/ - Custom Worksheets, games,and other resources
http://pbskids.org/read/ - PBS Kids site

FOR YOUNGER LEARNERS!
1- Kids World Fun
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This is a great website for young learners and for parents who want to get their kids busy in a learning activity while they do a house chore etc. This is basically a web portal with several activities designed specifically to meet kids learning needs.

2- The Kid Should See This
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This is a great video website where kids get to watch awesome instructional videos. The idea behind this website is to provide kids with a safe environment where they can watch videos aggregated from several sources namely Youtube, Vimeo and many more. These videos cover a wide range of topics such as : nature, art, music, science,technology, storytelling and more.

3- My American Farm
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This is a cool web service that allows young learners and kids to learn evertyhing about agriculture and food processing via the use of games and interactive activities. There are about 13 games featuring different concepts and promoting various aspects of agriculture, maths, science and society.

4- TimTim
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This is another great website which is like a drawing book. It provides a large database of drawings that kids can use to draw on and color and all for free. There is also a search functionality that enable users to search for images from the website's collection. Drawings can even be shared with the public.

5- Kidos
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While Children Should See` This collects videos from various video platforms, Kidos aggregates only YouTube videos that are appropriate for kids. These videos are meant to help kids learn through multimedia clips. Sometimes links are provided to other websites you need to make sure those links are safe in case your kid or student clicks on them.

6- KideoPlayer
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This is kids' safe YouTube video player that only features kids videos such as entertaining and educational cartoons, language learning and animal programs. These videos have been selected by the owner of the website himself who is a father of two cute kids.





Games and Interactive Lessons-

Video on "Games on Interactive Boards"

Games in Education has become a hot topic recently. Many educators beleive that gaming can really improve education. I have to say that many games I have played have educated me on different things. Here is a good site to read about games in education. Click Here.


http://classtools.net - acrade game generator, you can add your data/questions via a word document or imported cards with a star between the Q and A, you can share with twitter, facebook, and blogs. Try this - http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_7/4wfET.htm
external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTLWKuBJVenHyWfDcs5PnSOo9U9Vjnuq5hSx4aKNwB3egHiOWkfLP1LrGp6pgwww.JogNog.com , a website that provides competitive learning games that motivate students in grades 2-12 to learn, which has opened up its library of elementary and middle school content to teachers who want to create games that match their specific lesson plans.
The site's Quick Quiz tool now gives teachers free access to JogNog's library of 20,000 questions that address Common Core standards. Using this tool, teachers can create a video game that supports their lesson plan much faster and more conveniently than writing their own test and review materials.The JogNog game is available online, as well as in the iTunes store (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/jognog/id459602071) and in the Android market (https://market.android.com/details?id=com.g7research.jognog). Both the apps and the website include free content for a wide variety of grade levels and subject areas, along with in-depth quizzes based on state standards starting at 99 cents. A one-minute tutorial on creating a Quick Quiz is available on JogNog’s YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/user/JogNogGame. (http://www.eschoolnews.com/2012/06/20/jognog-helps-teachers-create-learning-games-for-their-students/)

external image images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTZvwTQCEQD5U-3aC0qFZxYKHCPqLTXJMl0f716dwm9kuI-3xv4tg Customize, create, and share your own educational games!

http://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/busyday/jump/ - This game is for helping with math skills in Pre-K to 2nd grade and will make your kids sweat! It is all done through your computers webcam!


MORE POWERPOINT IDEAS:
http://www.funbrain.com This site has great interactive games
http://www.ellwood.goleta.k12.ca.us/ Good site for LA and Math games
http://www.gamequarium.com/ This site has games, activities, printables, videos, and lesson plans
http://www.primarygames.com/ Primary Games by subject
http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/ This site is hosted by RM
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/ Games, Games, and more Games
http://www.topmarks.co.uk/ Great site for games and interactive whiteboard lessons
http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/ Online basic skills games
http://www.iboard.co.uk/curriculum.htm#maths-year1numstrategy_yearreception This site has lesson/games for two levels. KS1 is for K-2 and KS2 is for 3-6. You have two main choices of Literacy and Numeracy for the type of games/lessons. Looks to be alot of fun!
http://www.iknowthat.com/FT/index.html Interactive learning enviornment for K-6 grades that is standard aligned. Has free games and a free trial, but is $100 a year for one class of up to 35 students
http://www.kidport.com/ Orgainzed by grades
http://www.uptoten.com/kids/uptoten-features-search-searchpage.html Games for K-3
WWW.2LEARN.CA/ - This site provides interactive sites for all grades, along with curriculum related interactive sites. You will also find the latest information and resources for technology-enriched education
http://www.do2learn.com/games/learningames.htm - Songs and games including bus safety and fire safety
http://childtopia.com/index.php - Educational Games, Learn to Draw, Learning Worksheets, Listening and Reading Comprehension, Jigsaw, Classic Tales, and more
http://www.gamedesign.jp/index_en.html - Free games and flash cards
http://www.wartoft.nu/software/minisebran/ -Minisebran is a free suite of early learning games for kids 2-6 years old . It includes eight different exercises, including doodle drawing exercises and very simple games to get to know the numbers and letters, and learning to use the keyboard
http://www.g4ed.com/index.php/free-games Free games
http://www.g4ed.com/ - Games for Educators website (not sure if any are interactive)

http://www.griddlygames.com/kidszone.html#interactive
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8 Excellent Multimedia Timeline Creation Tools
https://cacoo.com/ - create diagrams in real time*
http://popplet.com - can add videos, text, drawings, pictures
http://www.instagrok.com/ - Must use Firefox or Modzilla to open -it won't work on Exlporer
18 Free Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students
http://eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/
www.gliffy.com - 30 fay free trial - have to pay after that..or just keep getting the trial :-)
https://bubbl.us/ - brainstorming and mind map creator
www.mindomo.com - create mind maps
http://cmap.ihmc.us/ - create online concept maps
www.tiki-toki.com - create online timelines
5 Innovative Mind-Mapping Tools for Education
http://www.easynotecards.com/
http://www.mrprintables.com/
Essay map - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/essaymap/
Time Line Maker - http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/
Graphic Map - http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/graphic-30039.html
Notetaker - http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/readwritethink-notetaker-30055.html
Webbing Tool - http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/student-interactives/readwritethink-webbing-tool-30038.html
Story Maps - Printable - http://www.google.com/search?q=story+map&hl=en&qscrl=1&nord=1&rlz=1T4PRFB_enUS478&prmd=imvns&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=cwR-T56tGcKK0QH_7tiiDg&sqi=2&ved=0CCsQsAQ&biw=1312&bih=677
Story Map - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/
Plot Diagram - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/plot-diagram/
Persuasion Map - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/persuasion_map/
Compare and Contrast Map - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/compcontrast/map.html
Bio Cube - http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/cube_creator/
edHelper Graphic Organizers - http://edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm
teach-nology Graphic Organizers - http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/graphic/
INTERACTIVE GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS - http://my.hrw.com/nsmedia/intgos/html/igo.htm
Graphic organizer packet - http://teacher.scholastic.com/reading/bestpractices/vocabulary/pdf/sr_allgo.pdf
Teacher Vision Graphic Organizers - http://www.teachervision.fen.com/graphic-organizers/printable/6293.html
Educational Oasis Graphic Organizers - http://www.educationoasis.com/curriculum/graphic_organizers.htm
INSPIRATION MAPS IS HERE!!!
Inspiration Maps includes over 30 templates for use in the classrooms. Plus, teachers can use it to organize their work and build lesson plans. Examples



Need the Funds to get the Cool Stuff:






http://www.icanlearn.com/eschoolnews/a/ - MATH GRANT

GetEdFunding.com provides details on active grants (currently about 600) for elementary, secondary, and post-secondary institutions. A search tool allows users to find grants based on focus (such as technology, STEM, disaster relief, library, etc.), content area (arts, math, etc.), 21st century skills theme (critical thinking, collaboration, etc.), grade level, and eligibility requirements.


7 Online Resources for Finding Grants for Educators - http://www.emergingedtech.com/2012/02/7-online-resources-for-finding-grants-for-educators/

http://www.k-12schoolgrants.com/Grades/Elementary-School-Grants/Grade_Elem.aspx - Elementary School Grants
Summer Grants for Teachers - fundforteachers.org/apply.php Over $1.8 million granted to 463 teachers already!!

How to Write a Better IT Grant in 8 Steps - http://campustechnology.com/articles/2012/08/16/how-to-write-a-better-it-grant-in-8-steps.aspx

Bully Grant $100,000 - http://www.cyberbullyhotline.com/grant-program.html


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http://artteacheronthenet.blogspot.com/ - Money for the Art Classroom!!

http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c4e0bb7d?page=77#/c4e0bb7d/77
http://www.lenovodreamtodo.com/technologymakeover Prizes around 50K

Matching Funds for Document Cameras - www.digitalwish.org

iClickers - Win a Set http://www.iclicker.com/products/EW_Disp_WinSet_728x90/?WT.mc_id=EW_Disp_WinSet_728x90&utm_source=Education%2BWeekly&utm_medium=Banner&utm_content=728x90&utm_campaign=WinSet

http://www.extronclassroom.com/resources/grants.aspxwww.donorschoose.org www.adoptaclassroom.org www.freecycle.org www.trashforteaching.org (In Southern California)http://www2.ed.gov/programs/innovation/index.html - i3 Program (Obama is giving lots of money to this.)http://www.hatchearlychildhood.com/Grant-Solutions - Just for PA http://www.weareteachers.com/about/apply-for-grant - More specific for teacherswww.supplyyourschools.org www.iloveschools.com PA's Department of Education listing of grants

EPS Response to Intervention (RTI) Grant Program


This grant program is designed to assist school districts in the development and improvement of their Response to Intervention (RTI) programs.
  • Contact Information

    • Grant Organization: EPS, School Specialty's Literacy And Intervention Division
    • Contact URL: http://eps.schoolspecialty.com...
    • Eligibility: K-12 schools
    • Grant Deadline: Monday December 31st, 2012
    • Grant Value: $25,000-$500,000