Middle (6-8)

WatchKnowLearn

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50,000 free educational videos that have been categorized and rated for K-12 education.  Use the directory or search for videos by subject and age level. For all grade levels. 

Math Open Reference

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An open reference math textbook that uses interactive tools and animations to engage students.  Common core aligned.  Includes plane geometry, coordinate geometry, solid geometry, trigonometry, and calculus. For grades 6 and up.

Kids' Zone Create a Graph

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Simple graph making tool.  Select a design, enter data, label, preview, print, and save.  Help and examples tabs and tutorial available. For all grade levels.

Illuminations: Resources for Teaching Math

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Designed by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), this website includes over 100 virtual manipulatives, applets, and games for teaching and learning math.  Also, includes over 600 lesson plans. For all grades.

VocabAhead

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Vocabulary words defined and explained in videos. For all grade levels. 

Shahi

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A visual dictionary that includes definitions, examples of word in a sentence, and photos from Flickr, Google, and Yahoo.

Windows to the Universe

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A website for learning about the Earth and space sciences that includes documents, images, movies, animations, and data sets that explore the Earth and Space sciences. This is a great site for teaching and learning science because it is written in three reading levels:  beginner (elementary), middle school (intermediate), and high school (advanced). These levels can be chosen by using the upper button bar of each page of the main site. For all grade levels.

Art Beyond Sight

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An art education website for people with visual impairments that combines online learning experiences with an extensive collection of teaching materials, networking and community building tools, and an advocacy and grassroots forum.

DCMP (Described and Captioned Media Program)

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4,000 free-loan described and captioned media titles to provide equal access to communication and learning for students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. 

Readability

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This simple tool gets rid of distractions on a webpage so that students can focus on the text.  Available as a chrome, android, iPad, or iPhone app. 

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