Online Resources for Teachers
ABCya: Educational games for grades PreK through 6 that will keep kids
Buffalo Museum of Science - Check out the Virtual Science Fair
Canva – Create or use templates for poster, invitations, flyers, webpages, etc.
Class Dojo - Build classroom communities with parents and students.
Common Sense Media - Provides lessons for Digital Citizenship and updates on new technology
Crayola at Home Learning – Creative lessons, activities, and ideas from Crayola
Desmos – collection of engaging math activities and tools
Edpuzzle - Standardize the way K-12 teachers deliver their video lessons and allow students to access personalized video learning safely.
Flipgrid – Students and teachers can record short, authentic videos based on your topics. Free accounts to sign-up with existing Microsoft email (school account)
Free Open Educational Resources: Presented at the National American Association of School Librarians Conference, November 2019
GeoGebra: online math tools for graphing, geometry, 3D and more
Interland: Helping kids to safe explorers of the Internet
Kahoot - Create, share and play learning games or trivia quizzes
Loom – Capturing video to provide online lessons and communicate with students
Nasa For Kids: Exploring outer space
National Geographic Kids: Offers a chance for students to explore the world using games, videos, stories, and exploration
Newsela: curated collections of news stories appropriate for student audiences, organized by topic area and grade level
NY Times Learning Network: teaching resources based on New York Times content
Padlet – Make boards, documents, and webpages that are easy to read and fun to contribute to (perfect for collaboration), free for 30 days
PicCollage: The app provides a canvas to bring photos and videos together with creative elements and templates that evokes the craft of handmade scrapbooking in a digital space.
Quizziz - Free gamified quizzes for every subject to play in class and at home
Quizlet – Online flashcard hosting website: Helpful for studying terms, making games and more
Screencastify - Record, edit, and share videos
Screencast-o-matic – Record, edit and share videos
Seesaw – Online learning platform where teachers and students can post work and communicate understanding.
- bioGraphic – collection of pictures and videos of wildlife in nature
- BioInteractive – classroom resources
- Explore - free access nature livecams
- PhET Interactive Simulations – game-like environment for students to learn through exploration and discovery. Good for Math skills
Ted-Ed: lesson builder for any TED-Ed animation, TED Talk or YouTube video
Venngage – Free infographic maker
Virtual Tours Museums, Zoos, Aquariums and Amusement Parks: Article on tours available online
Wakelet: Curation resource tool. Save organize and share content from across the web. Can be shared via Teams
Weather Wiz Kids: Having fun with weather
YouTube: Videos for education and entertainment
Zoom: Video Conferencing Software; allows students, parents, faculty, staff, and administration to meet for classes, conferencing, and meetings.