Resources for Educators
In this section you will find information that may help to ease the busy lives of teachers. These resources have been used by educators to help save time in the development of lessons, activities, and materials for students. Links to computer tutorials have also been included in this section.
Khan Academy - A free world-class education for anyone anywhere. The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
Account setup directions: Teacher/TA, Student
WatchKnowLearn.org - WatchKnowLearn has indexed over 20,000 educational videos, placing them into a directory of over 3,000 categories. The videos are available without any registration or fees to teachers in the classroom and to students at home 24/7. Users can dive into our innovative directory or search for videos by subject and age level. Video titles, descriptions, age level information, and ratings are all edited for usefulness. Our Web site invites broad participation in a new kind of wiki system, guided by teachers. We have had a tremendously positive response from educators to the website. If we continue to work together, we can create an incredible, free, educational resource for students across the world.
Plickers- Simple, free tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without every student having their device.
ClassDojo- Engage parents with Instant Messages, videos and photos, announcements and any message can be translated in up to 35 languages. Positive Classroom management tool. Students love it and helps build classroom culture, important skills like teamwork
Kahoot!- Simple, free tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data while engaging all students in a game setting "unlocking the magic of learning." As easy as 1. Create, 2. Play, 3. Leave the students begging for more while learning. A power tool for any classroom!