Reading / Language Arts

Storybird

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“Storybird lets anyone make visual stories in seconds.”  Students can integrate artwork from various illustrators and animators around the world to inspire and guide their writing.

Storyline Online

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Storyline Online is a nonprofit program that streams videos of celebrities reading aloud stories. Each book includes supplemental curriculum developed by a credentialed elementary educator, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners.

Pixton

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Pixton allows students to make their own comics, using drag and drop objects and people. It is free, and a creative way for them to explore writing.

Internet4Classrooms

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 Collects grade-level, supportive online games that are aligned with common core standards for math and language arts. Also includes science and social studies content that is not common core aligned.

Draw

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A flowchart and other diagram maker (like concept maps). Free and easy to use. It can also be easily exported or imported to go along with Microsoft or Google software.

Filippity

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This allows you to create jeopardy like quizzes. This would be great for test reviews.

Watch Know Learn

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This tool has various videos that quickly sum up several different topics in history. The website is separated into categories.

Annenberg Learner

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Annenberg Learner is a great resource for a variety of teaching subjects and lesson plans regarding science.  Teachers can use the videos, lessons, projects, and experiment ideas in their classroom.

FluentU

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Fluentu puts language learning into an immersive, real world context using actual movie trailers, music videos, news stories, lectures, etc. created in the native language. Available in Chinese, Spanish, English, French, German, and Japanese, users report that it makes learning a language fun, engaging, and effective.

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