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SCORM is a set of technical standards for e-learning software products. SCORM tells programmers how to write their code so that it can “play well” with other e-learning software. It is the de facto industry standard for e-learning interoperability. Specif
SugarSync: Free Cloud Storage
Excellent sync capabilities, with easy to use features. Free storage! New sign-ups: My referral email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Teach With Portals
Here is that place where you can sign up to receive for free the educational collection of Portal 2 and its Puzzle Maker through STEAM for SCHOOLS, the school-friendly version of our game distribution service; access lesson plans and unique puzzles; and j
is ‘the librarian of the internet.’ It provides research-screened sites “connected through original narrative, providing users with information on each site before they even click on it.” FindingDulcinea provides web guides, which outline practices for
Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
Covers many topics in e-learning, like how to create your own PLN (personal learning network), Tech Skills, Blooms Taxonomy for digital learning, leading change, critical evaluation, and more.
Resources for Students
A blog with links to resources that have been specifically chosen to support students in working smarter.
The International Society for Technology in Education
Online courses, and resources. Be sure to view the NETS (Digital-Age Skills for Learning, Teaching, Leadership, and Teacher Preparation). The NETS have served as a roadmap since 1998 for improved learning and teaching. They help measure proficiency and s
The Internet Time Alliance
Giants of workplace learning. "The Internet Time Alliance helps our clients understand and embrace complexity and adopt new ways of working and learning. We have learned that complex problems require different thinking and innovative solutions."
focuses on the current issues and advancements in K-12 classroom technologies. Webinars and white papers. It the newest assessment tools, applications and platforms available to K-12 students and schools. Read reviews of products currently used in the cl
Top 100 Tools of 2012
Here is a Top 100 Tools for Learning List as voted for by 582 learning professionals worldwide.
Food and Science Links and Resources
Scientific Inquiry & Education – NSTA Position Statements
Scientific inquiry is a powerful way of understanding science content. Students learn how to ask questions and use evidence to answer them. In the process of learning the strategies of scientific inquiry, students learn to conduct an investigation and col
Free photo editing tools and templates to create, modify and share images, (like photos, logos, presentations, audio tracks, podcasts) & more. Teams can collaborate on multimedia projects. Works directly in Google Docs.
Google Apps for Education
Resources for optimally using Google Apps (Docs, Draw, Calendar, Mail, Sheet, Forms, and more) Google Apps is free (and advertising-free) for students, faculty, and staff at qualifying educational institutions.
Training in Google Apps
Resources for optimally using Google Apps (Docs, Draw, Calendar, Mail, Sheet, Forms, and more) Google Apps is free (and advertising-free) for students, faculty, and staff at qualifying educational institutions. It offers shared documents and synchronous c
Engrade is the #1 gradebook and LMS on the Internet, providing over 15,000 schools and 300,000 teachers with a free and flexible gradebook, attendance tracking, lesson plan builder, and much more. Google Apps Integrated.
My #1 recommendation for online grade books; in a way, this is the anti-gradebook. Mastery/standards-based report cards. They thought of everything. JumpRope, if you read this, I'd be happy to come work with you. Respect.
Free Gradebook and Lesson Plan Software.You can manage your classroom, track student grades, create lesson plans, mark attendance, view reports and more! There's iPad Accessibility too!
ThinkWave Educator: free online grade book
ThinkWave Educator is a free, easy-to-use, online grade book. ThinkWave saves time by automating grade calculations, organizing assignments and generating detailed reports. Google Apps integrated.
BrainPOP creates proven and award-winning educational resources including animated movies, interactive quizzes, activities, high-interest readings, and more. Students can explore hundreds of standards-aligned Science, Math, Social Studies, English ..
Instructables: e-Books or e-Pubs
'Pro' Membership is required to download, but you can still view the Instructables on the web if you don't mind ads. Several fascinating titles of DIY subjects with some of the best projects Instructables.com has collected.
Scitable is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science. Scitable currently concentrates on genetics and cell biology.
Graphic Blogs: Teacher and Student accounts available.
Web Based Collaborative Note Organizers for Project-Based Learning
This is what we all needed! Padlet is a tool for collaboration. Create boards, and invite participants to stick up comments, images, links, and files. Padlet is web-based and free--with paid options for schools or companies offering more control.
MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. A repository of multimedia lessons, learning materials, guest experts, and more.
The National Repository of Online Courses
The National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) is a growing library of high-quality online course content for students and faculty in higher education, high school and Advanced Placement.
Oregon Healthy Kids
Healthy Kids provides no-cost, low-cost and full-cost health coverage options for uninsured Oregon children and teens up to 19 years of age. Coverage lasts for one full year and covers all health needs, including doctor visits, dental care, vision, mental
Portland Public Libraries
offer many services besides the loaning of books. Public libraries now commonly offer e-books and digital audiobooks for rental by download. The Multnomah County Library’s site has a research tool with a large...library... of periodicals, databases, and
Pinterest is a social networking web clipping and cataloguing service. It is being used by educators to collaboratively collect resources for student projects.
Digication is an e-Portfolio tool for students to showcase and share their work online with their family, friends, and teachers. Google Apps integrated.
Ask for Kids- a search engine
A search engine built for typing questions in, getting answers out. Boolean is Better, of course...and is a learned skill. Until then, this is a good tool to make searching more accessible.
Kid friendly, reviewed articles. Search a reviewed library of resources for research
EasyBib is an intuitive, dead-simple online bibliographic management tool. It's the most popular tool of its kind, used by over 20 million students from high school to college. Google Apps integration.
A kid-friendly search engine designed by librarians. Subject based, safer search for academic purposes.
"ThinkTank is designed to help students develop a Research Organizer (a list of topics and subtopics) for reports and projects. Based on the subject assigned, the students can refine it by choosing from a variety of suggestions.
Criteria for Writing IEP Goals
An annual goal is a statement(s) of what a student with a disability can reasonably be expected to accomplish in a year's time or the duration of the IEP. This article takes you through a questioning process and gives criteria for writing appropriate edu
Neat site! This is a great resource for RTI. Features probe-generators (for CBMs/progress monitoring), behavioral and academic intervention supports and resources.
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law and Advocacy
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
New Literacies and 21st-Century Technologies
The mission of the International Reading Association is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide. This link takes you to their position paper on 21st Century Literacy.
As U.S. education policy increasingly forces schools toward scripted curriculum and standardized tests, Rethinking Schools provides an alternative vision of schooling, based on the creative commitment of teachers and grounded in students’ daily lives. Ret
Make and play games, learn to code... These are fun learning modules for all ages!
IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement: If this, then that. We call 'this' the Trigger, and 'that' the Action. Together, it is a Recipe. Triggers, like having a photo of you tagged on Facebook, set off res