Internet Tools

Web for Teachers from HPR-TEC

 

External LinkWeb for Teachers Home

Web for Teachers contains a number of useful tools provided free by HPR TEC. Several highlights below.

External LinkRubistar

Rubistar is a rubric creation tool with a variety of project templates.

External LinkPBL Checklists

PBL Checklists creates checklists for student projects in English or Spanish.

External LinkQuizstar

Quizstar creates online quizzes (multiple choice, T/F, short answer). Requires registration (free)

Discovery School

 

External LinkDiscovery School

Discovery School has several useful resources. Several highlights below.

External LinkKathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

Categorized list of sites for teaching and learning.

External LinkBJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

Lots of links to homework help sites.

External LinkPuzzlemaker

Create a large variety of puzzles to print out.

General Educator Stuff

 

External LinkMEL Internet

Michigan electronic Library - "Best of the Internet" Selected by Librarians

External LinkEduhound

"Everything for Education K12" - another good general site.

External LinkScholastic Tools

Scholastic's teacher tools - quizzes, lesson plans, web pages and more.

External LinkApple Learning Interchange

Exhibits and ideas for lessons and use of iLife tools.

External LinkTechTeachers

Good educator resources and ideas from Meg Ormiston.

External LinkTechnology Tips for Classroom Teachers

Good educator tips, handouts, and ideas from Marilyn Western.

External LinkLearning Page

Collection of instructional material to download and print. Requires registration (free)

External LinkPersonal Educational Press

Create free educational worksheets, flashcards, games etc. to print.

External LinkTeachers Net

Another example of a general teacher site - includes chat rooms, lesson plans, "printables"

External LinkEnchanted Learning

Very interesting site - especially for K-8 with lots of activities and printouts. Honor system.

Reference

 

External LinkRef Desk

General reference center with incredible variety - many teacher applications.

External LinkWikipedia

Wikipedia is a free-content encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

External LinkInteresting

Has some interesting history and art stuff.

External LinkNationmaster

a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations.

External LinkFact Monster

Kid oriented general reference center with games and quizzes & homework help.

Fun

 

External LinkFun Brain

Lots of fun games - can also create quizzes, etc. Requires registration to create ($)

External LinkWaterford Press

Games and activites from Waterford Press - mostly science.

External LinkBrain Pop

Short movies & quizzes on health, science, technology, etc. Membership ($)

Language Arts

 

External LinkWeb English Teacher

Lots of ideas and resources for English/ Language Arts/Journalism and Media.

External LinkChildren's Book Authors

Index to Author and Illustrator sites.

External LinkRead Write Think

Lesson plans, resources and student materials.

External LinkReader's Theatre

Web site links for Reader's Theatre resources.

Math

 

External LinkHotmath

Math homework help for popular high school math textbooks.

External LinkMath Stories

Elementary and middle school math word problems. Membership ($)

External LinkShodor Education

Interactive Math & Science modeling tools. Look at project interactivate.

External LinkPractical Money Skills

Lesson Plans, games and calculators for students, parents & consumers

External LinkMath.Com

Homework help, games and tools.

Social Studies

 

External LinkMichigan Historical Museum

Teachers' Stuff from the Michigan Historical Museum

External LinkXpeditions

National geographic's teacher resources area.

External LinkEducation Place Outline Maps

Lots of pdf outline maps to print - from Houghton Mifflin.

External LinkWorld Atlas

Maps, clip art of maps and flags, and map tests as well as other geography stuff.

External LinkAtlapedia Online

Full color physical & political maps - Registration required ($)

External LinkMapquest

The first of many map sites for trip planning etc.

Science

 

External LinkNASA SpaceLink

Descriptions and links for NASA's education programs.

External LinkThe Space Place

From NASA - online activities

External LinkAccess Excellence Resource Center

Great science and math resources for teachers - including visuals and homework help.

External LinkScience Master

Science learning web site with lots of pictures & other free stuff - Registration required (free).

External LinkCornell Math & Science Gateway

Great set of links to sites with resources and materials in secondary math & science.

Calendars

 

External LinkWebCalendar

Web based calendar tool - Requires registration (free)

External LinkCalendars Net

Free online web calendar hosting - Requires registration (free)

External LinkCalendar Server

Publish your event calendar on the web - Requires registration (free)

External LinkAssign A Day

Teachers create calendars for classes - from 4teachers - requires registration (free)

Temporary

 

External LinkInternet Educator Explorations

Temporary site for Teacher workshops.

External LinkMAME 31

Temporary site for MAME 31 workshops.