Resources

 G Suite & Chromebooks

ASV eLearning Website: [Website I created with great resources on G Suite and Chromebooks]

Art 

Google Arts & Culture: [Explore museums and artworks from around the world at incredible zoom levels]

The Art Zone:[Interactive Art you can make online]

Brainstorming

Inkseine:[brainstorming tool]

Freeplane[mindmapping tool]

Bubbl Us:[online brainstorming tool]

Eyeplorer:[share a large visual intro to concepts, pulling from Wikipedia]

Visuwords : [see a graphical display of related words based on the term you enter *Displays adult vocabulary, if entered!]

Diagrammr: create fast, simple concept maps from sentences — no membership required (have STUDENTS collaborate!)

Gliffy: create detailed concept maps, flow charts, and more. Great to share on IWB (have STUDENTS collaborate!)

Tag Galaxy:  Visual search engine using Flickr images

Communication

Web conferencing[free online web conferencing]

Tinychat:[online chat and video conferencing]

Poll Everywhere[online polling/ voting]

File Conversion Tools

Zamzar:[free online file converter]

Irfan View:[enables batch file conversions]

Prism:[video converter program]

Keepvid:[converts Youtube URLs to video download files]

English/Language

Our Story:[Create a story with timeline with photos]

Story online:[Well known stories read by actors from the Screen Actors Guild]

Stories of the Dreaming: [Listen to stories of the Dreaming read by Indigenous people (Australian Museum)]

The Literature Project: [texts of many classic literary works to use on the IWB or copy/paste into IWB software]

Triptico Word Magnets and more: [make and SAVE your own interactive word magnets and other tools to work with on IWB] (Requires a DOWNLOAD and install to use this free tool, so you need to prepare in advance!)

Vocab grabber: plucks vocabulary from a passage you paste in, providing an on-screen view of context clues. St could pre-analyse a passage from other web pages to help with learning terminology

Myths and Legends Story Creator:

Tutpup[Spell Aloud Game]

Crazy Limerick Game: [made by Year 4 children]

 Early Learning Literacy: Guided reading and Interactive Literacy Games

General

Smartboard Revolution:[Smartboard resources]

Smart Exchange:[more Smartboard resources]

Sparkle Box:[FREE teaching resources for Early Years and Primary teachers.]

Topmarks: [educational search engine]

Kahn Academy:Free online collection of more than 2,600 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics and computer science.

Luidia’s Web Resources:Luidia’s Web Resources include reference materials, lessons and activities, primary source documents, maps, images, simulations, video, and software tools.

Oswego:Create your own Interactive Games

E-Learning for Kids:They offer free, best-in-class courseware in math, science, reading and keyboarding

CrickWeb: 206 free educational interactive resources for Primary Schools.

Teaching Resources for Literacy & Numeracy

Kidz Clix:Online Interactive Games and Tools for Kids

Interactives:Strategies, content and activities in a range of learning areas

Geography/HSIE

Google Earth:Fly to any place around the world, see 3D buildings, imagery & terrain.

Geography:Maps & Quizzes

Google Wonders Project: From the archaeological areas of Pompeii to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Google’s World Wonders Project aims to bring to life the wonders of the modern and ancient world.

Graphic Creation Tools

Shape Collage tool: [free software to download, creates photo collages]

Jigsaw Planet: [use your own photos to create, play, save and share interactive jigsaws]

Banner making site:[tool allows you to dynamically construct a banner with graphics and text]

Picasso Head: [Picasso face creator]

Kerpoof:[create graphics, characters, movies, etc.]

Monoface[Random face generator]

3D text generator:

XTimeline:[Create or access animated timelines]

Voki:[avatar creation site]

Scratch: [create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art]

SAM Animation: [Stop-motion animation software for students and teachers]

Graphic Editing Tools

Best list of Online Photo Editing Tools by Larry Ferlazzo

Be Funky: [BeFunky lets you apply photo effects, enhance, edit pictures and photos, great cartoonising effects.]

Artrage: [easy to use painting package]

GIMP:[image manipulation program]

Pixlr: [online image editor]

Graphic Slideshow Tools

Photo Story 3: [a photo presentation program for Windows]

Google Image Slideshow: [generates online slideshows from Google Images search results, ensure that you choose “Strict” under the Safe Search options under Advanced Search]

Image loop:[Online slideshow, allows you to upload and animate a series of photos]

Prezi – An alternative to PowerPoint:

Animoto:[creates video slideshows]

Maths

A maths dictionary for kids: [an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students]

Timeline generator:[a place to create, share and discuss interesting timelines]

Timeline maker: [generates timelines, allows you to select a number of events and add event date and descriptions]

Big Calculator:

Stopwatch and Countdown Timer:

Random Number Generator:

Online Maths Tools: Crickweb primary interactive resources

Angle Measure:

What’s my Angle?

Hit the Button – Number Skills Game:

Maths Playground: Videos about all types of maths topics

Teaching Time: Interactive analogue clock with digital translation

Teach Mathematics: Choose the topic, game and level of student

Testing Mathematics: Choose a year level, a topic, and then a lesson

Science

Planetarium[interactive star viewing website]

Eyes on the Solar System: [3D environment based on NASA mission data]

Zygote Body: [virtual body systems]

Queensland Museum Resources:

 Science photo library:

ARKive:[Collection of videos, images and information focusing on animals in their natural habitat]

Physclips:[Animations of kinematics and dynamics processes in physics]

E-Skeleton project:[Interactive online environment that facilitates learning about learn about skeletal anatomy]

We Choose the Moon:[interactive space mission launch]

BBC Science Clips:  [aimed at ages 5-11]

Freezeray: [High School science/technology interactive tools]

Physics Games: Online Physics based games

Science Animations:Flash animations for teaching/downloading

Circuits:Electric Circuits

Quizzes

Quiz Buzzer:

Quiz Boxes: [create your own jeopardy style games]

Webcams/Virtual Field Trips

Timesquare: New York

Pyramids in Egypt:

Beachcam: North Bondi

San Deigo Zoo: Pandacam

National Parks by National Geographic: for iPad and iPhone

Creatures of Light: App for iPad. Nature’s Bioluminescence offers a close look at some of the extraordinary organisms that produce light.

Google Maps Streetview Highlights: Explore world landmarks, discover natural wonders and step inside locations such as museums, arenas, restaurants and small businesses with 360-degree images on Google Maps with Street View.

SmartBoard Tools & Resources

Tutorial for SMART Notebook:[4.38Mb Notebook file on how to use the software]

Notebook Basics Learning Resource: [PDF – Whiteboard Basics Learner Resource]

SMART Exchange[Find online lesson plans for your SMART Board and Connect with Teachers]

Smart Notebook Express:[View, save and interact with SMART Notebook files online, at no charge]

Smart Notebook Online Training:[Tips, tricks, tutorials and training]

Creating SMART Notebook Files: [PDF – 112 comprehensive pages on the topic]

The sites listed in this document may be used on your computer, without a projector, or they can be used on the interactive whiteboard, from your computer.

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