Resources

General

Study Stack: Search for or create your own flash cards. Pre existing flash cards include those for SAT Verbal & Math, ASVAB, various timeframes in history, English vocab. There are several ways to study outside of flashcards including hangman and other games. 


Library of Congress Home Page: Hundreds of Primary Source Documents

Library of Congress Digital Collections: Collections archived by history, performing arts, government, architecture, business, and many more

Library of Congress Teachers Page: Search classroom material by state standards and common core. Lesson plans, presentations, and activities are provided.

Library of Congress Global Gateway: Bilingual, multimedia, digital libraries built with global partners.

Digital Public Library of America: This is a project aimed at providing public access to digital holdings in order to create a large-scale public digital library.

TedEd: Create lessons around educationally focused Ted Talks.

Archive
: This is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

Assessment & Collaboration Tools

Plicklers: Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.

Socrative: Quickly assess students with prepared activities 

Kahoot: Create quizzes or borrow from other teachers and embed in Google Classroom

Padlet: Virtual bulletin board where students can post sticky notes about a lesson or questions they have. 

Edpuzzle: Allows you to show youtube videos or your own content and stop the video and insert questions along the way to gauge student learning

Recap: A question-led chat tool agument by the power of video

Stormboard: An online stickynote whiteboard which meetings, brainstorms, and creative projects more productive and effective.

Dotstorming: Dotstorming takes the process of dot voting online to allow groups of people to collaborate on a topic.

Design and Create

Canva: Create beautiful designs with your team. Use Canva's drag and
drop feature and layouts to design, share and print business cards, logs, presentations, and more. 

Piktochart: Create beautiful infographics, flyers, posters, presentations, and reports easily with absolutely no design experience. 

Adobe Spark:
Create beautiful graphics, web pages, and video stories in justminutes. 

Art

The Art of Ed: Lesson plans, resources, videos and podcasts easily searched by a variety of topics including advocacy, classroom management, technology, media/techniques, organization, professional development, assessment, creativity, curriculum, instructional strategies, and philosophies.

Smithsonian
: 600,000 records of the inventory of American Painting & Sculpture photograph Archives and Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalog Index. 

Google Arts & Culture: Tour Museums and Artwork, try out experiments at the crossroads of art and technology, created by artists and creative coders with collections from Google Arts & Culture partners. 


Health/Physical Ed

Kids Health in the Classroom: Lesson Ideas 

Shape America: Society of Health and Physical Educators lesson plans and ideas


History


National Archives: Tons of primary source documents, pictures, lesson plan ideas, the ability to view online exhibits, presidential libraries, and etc.

Newseum: Resources on news literacy and our first amendment.

Facing History: Includes up to date resources and lesson plans on current issues like #metoo and school violence.

Read Like a HistorianThe Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features a set of primary documents designed for groups of students with a range of reading skills.

Language Arts

CommonLit: Free online library of short stories, poems, news articles, speeches, and historical content. Reading passages are available in all literary and non fiction genres including assessments with PARCC like features.  

ThinkCerca: Similar to CommonLit has assessment tools.

Librivox Audiobooks

Audiobooks

Inklewriter: This is similar to choose your own adventure. The student starts writing a story and then choose different options for middles and endings.


Math

MathBits: is devoted to offering fun, yet challenging, lessons and activities in secondary (and college level) mathematics and computer programming for students and teachers. Created by two mathematics teachers.

MathBits Notebook: Online Study Resources covering PARCC including Common Core and NGSS.

Math is Fun: Geometry, Algebra, Games, Worksheets, Activities

Mathopolis: Math games and questions to test and train your brain

PurpleMath


Sciences

Goconqr: Go to Start Now It's Free, Accept the Terms and Conditions, Log in with your GCSD Account, Choose "study", enter your grade level and select any subject. Create mind maps/concept maps, flash cards, and flow charts.

Spanish

TourBuilder with Google: Allows learners to create visual tours throughout the world using Google Earth, Google Maps, and Google Street View. You can add images, videos, locations, and text to tell a story, discuss and solve a problem or for anything you can dream.