Project Gutenberg

April 8, 2013

Do you ever wish you had a library of over 42,000 books in your classroom? Project Gutenberg makes that possible without forcing you to put all of your desks in the hallway. The Project Gutenberg site houses over 42,000 digital copies (eBooks) of classic texts and provides access to more than 100,000 digital texts through their partner and affiliate sites.

American Memory

February 21, 2013

Would you like to incorporate more historical materials into your classroom? American Memory is a wonderful digital collection that could be used in all subject areas. American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken … Continued

TechTerms: A Dictionary

February 14, 2013

Sometimes it is challenging to interpret a technologist’s explanation of a problem or to give clear and direct technology instructions to students (or colleagues) because of all of the techno-language we use. Tech Terms is here to help decipher the … Continued

Mobile Device Integration

February 11, 2013

Have you thought about starting a B.Y.O.D. (Bring Your Own Device) policy or incorporating mobile technologies in other ways in your classroom? You should check out Edutopia’s Mobile Devices for Learning: What You Need to Know. This classroom guide maps … Continued

iCivics

January 28, 2013

iCivics is a project that was spearheaded by Justice Sandra Day O’Connor to help teach civics and inspire students to get involved in our democratic system. It has lesson plans and webquests, but its big draw is its collection of … Continued

Google Streets in the deep

October 4, 2012

Take your students on a field trip underwater with Google Maps’ Street View Ocean collection.

Untangle those Confusing Words

March 18, 2011

The aptly named Confusing Words is a website that contains more than 3,000 words that people tend to have trouble with, and it accepts suggestions for more.

If It Were My Home compares countries side by side

March 11, 2011

If It Were My Home was first created to show the scale of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill by superimposing the contaminated area over a location of your choice. The site has since expanded to include a fabulous country comparison tool.