Art

Hopscotch

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With the Hopscotch iOS app, coding is made easier. No typing or tricky syntax. Just drag blocks of code with your finger and play with what you make instantly. Also, users can make many things like their own games such as a new version of Geometry Dash, or a journey to outer space, create digital art. The possibilities are limitless. For grades 6 and up.

Airpano

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Have you ever wished you could take your students on a tour of some far away place? With Airpano, you can tour, drone style, 360-degree views of over 2,000 places all over the world for free. For all grade levels. 

Annenberg Learner: teacher resources and PD across the curriculum

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The Annenberg Learner site is a collection of over 400 resources ranging from lesson plans, videos, professional development opportunities to online interactives for students and teachers alike. The inventory can be filtered by grade level, K-12, and subject: math, science, social studies, language arts/literature, arts, and foreign language. The lesson plans are not overly detailed and are standards-based. For all grade levels. 

Picto4me

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Picto4me for Google Drive allows you to create, edit, play and share communication boards straight on the Google Drive. It is the easiest online application for designing communication boards, and the integration with Google Drive is pretty slick: 

1) Create new boards directly from the "Create New" menu, 

2) Edit board just by clicking on them, 

3) Share boards as you share any other Google Drive document

4) Play the boards using switches, mouse, camera or keyboard

5) Give natural voices to your pictograms

Little Bird Tales

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Create a free digital story by incorporating photos, videos, text, and voice recording.  You can also create or upload your own artwork.  Includes hundreds of lessons tied to common core standards which teachers can utilize.  Share via email.  Also available as an iPad app. For grades 6 to 12.

Storybird

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Build stories using amazing art and your words with this free tool.  Teacher accounts provide a safe environment to create unlimited student accounts, create assignments, and share and grade student creations.  Students can read and write stories at school or at home on any device. For grades K to 5.

PicLits

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This creative writing site allows you to choose a picture and drag and drop words that capture the story of the picture.  Great creativity exercise for students to inspire story or poetry starters.  For grades 6 to 12.

Open Yale Courses

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Open Yale Courses provides free introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The courses are fully developed courses with lessons for a whole course and video lectures accompanying the lessons. A wide variety of topics are covered spanning from English to Art to Science. 

ToonDoo

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Easy comic-creating tool.  ToonDoo was created as a new way of expression for those who don't know how to draw.  Create free comic strips by dragging and dropping or clicking. For all grade levels. 

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