Cross Curricular


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SpicyNodes is a web-based tool that promotes understanding in a logical, visual way through interactive, 21st Century graphic organizers. Begin with an outline of information with images, website links, etc. and allow SpicyNodes to create an interactive map of that information. For all grade levels.


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MyStudyBar is a downloadable app for those who need help studying and is especially good for those faced with literary challenges such as Dyslexia. For all grade levels.


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LearningGamesforKids offers free interactives aimed to improve or extend student learning on a wide range of topics from keyboarding skills games to songs on speed and velocity.  For grades K to 8.


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Thinglink is an interactive that lets you create interactive images to load on blogs, sites, forms, etc. Students can diagram cells, add locations to maps, define aspects of famous artifacts such as the Declaration of Independence. Teachers load the images and the students can complete it with more images, texts, audio or video files and share it. For all grade levels.

SEN Teacher

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SEN (Special Education Needs) Teacher offers free printables and interactive downloadables geared for all children but with a focus on those with special needs. Concepts taught range from learning time to more abstract concepts like cause and effect. For all grade levels.


Screenshot for Education offers for free fun, learning-based games and activities and lesson plans for all grade levels and subjects. The online games are focused on K-2, but the downloadable activities are for all grades. For all grade levels.


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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.


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ClassTools is a collection of interactives based mostly on extension of lessons taught. Make-it-yourself activities of all sorts such as timelines, diagrams, fakebooks for historical figures, to treasure hunts based on google maps, there are many playful activities and games to extend learning on lessons already taught. For all grade levels.


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This site is great for motivating students who thrive on achieving stickers, points, stars-or in this case, digital badges, a twenty-first-century digital reward for a job well done. A teacher account can be connected to a school account where awards on a larger, school-wide scale may be given as well. For grades K to 8. 


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