Resources

OpenEd

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OpenEd provides useful formative assessment tools, videos, lesson plans, and features for teachers to individualize instruction per student for free. This one, technically speaking, is another of that growing breed--freemiums, BUT shockingly most of the bells and whistles are free. For all grade levels.

JeopardyLabs

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JeopardyLabs allows teachers/students to make jeopardy games for free. If you don't want to make one, you can use one of their templates to get you half the way there or borrow one of those others have made and shared on the site. Also a bonus, no registration is required!

Quizlet

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Quizlet offers free online flashcards, games, and quizzes aimed to help students study. Students/teachers can make their own, share, or borrow what others have made all for free. You can add images like maps or audio recordings to enhance the cards/quizzes/games. Teachers can also track the progress of their students. For all grade levels.

American Association of School Librarians: Best Website for Teaching & Learning 2014

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The American Association of School Librarians reviewed web sites and apps and selected the best, most utilized by teachers, sites and apps. They are broken down into six catagories based on basic implementation and purpose. Some truly wonderful resources are included here. At the bottom are previous and current years' selections archived.

Known Stream: 16 Online Tools to Making Your Wrting Better

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Known Stream is a blog site and in this blog, Erin Richey highlights 16 online tools to aid writers and wield their keyboards more effectively. The sites/apps vary in their focus and tools they offer. For all grade levels.

Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

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The Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language provides links to resources specific to language classroom context, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and te Central States Conference on the Teaching fo Foreign Language. For all grade levels.

Educause Review

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Educause Review is a higher education online journal for IT applications in higher education. In this article, "Using Mobile Learning Resources in foreign Language Instruction", is data results showing teachers and students' interest in integrating technology in the language classroom environment. Also, there are useful digital resources suggested near the bottom of the article. For all grade levels.

Santillana Plaza: Spanish Classroom Blog

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This site collects best practices from veteran teachers and posts them. Filters allow you to select grade levels, K-12. Articles, strategies, suggested readings, and more are avaialable here. Also, previous blogs are archived and kept available for scanning for specific resources. For all grade levels.

Mississippi Foreign Language Association

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The Mississippi Foreign Language Association has a database of other online sites with useful collections of digital resources for foreign language some of which is interactive web 2.0 and lesson plans. For all grade levels.

FL Teach: Foreign Language Teaching Forum

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FL Teach is a site designed by Foreign Language teachers aimed to collect online resources batched according to an application, as well as language. There are also some ESL resources too. The languages supported are wide ranging from the commonly taught Spanish and French to less often available courses like Portuguese. For all grade levels.

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