TEACHER INDUCTION

Quiz Sites and more for you and your students

http://www.thatquiz.org
An online assessment tool for teachers of all subjects and grade levels.
  • A skills site for students, especially useful for math practice and testing.
  • Math teachers. Science teachers. Language teachers. All kinds of teachers.
  • Students all over the world, at home and at school.
All users have access to all of the tests without registration. There is no reason for students to register, since the additional features are only useful for teachers. Registration is free and teachers who register receive complete record-keeping of student grades. They have access to more precise test-generation tools, can create single tests with questions from different categories, can create matching and multiple choice questions, and can access a public test library.
http://quizlet.com/features/
Create flashcards for your students.
Choose from five different learning modes:
  1. Familiarize Mode gives you a taste of the material before diving in.
  2. Learn Mode is the most powerful study mode, keeping track of your scores, retesting incorrect answers, and letting you pause and resume study sessions.
  3. Test Mode is the most versatile study mode, supporting short-answer, matching, multiple choice and true/false testing, or any combination. It also scores your answers with easy-to-read corrections.
  4. Scatter is a fun matching game which lets you drag and drop questions and answers with your mouse while racing against the clock.
  5. Space Race is the ultimate video game study simulation. Racing the clock, you type in answers to questions flying overhead before they evade your grasp.
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LANGUAGE ARTS - READING, WRITING, SPELLING, VOCABULARY
Vocabulary Video
http://www.wordahead.com/Home/tabid/37/Default.aspx
Hear the word, see the word, watch the video! A smart way to build vocabulary.
SpellingCity
http://www.spellingcity.com/
Input spelling words for your students.
Inkless Tales http://www.inklesstales.com/
Stories, Poems, Games , and More
Try the animated alphabet or the mathematical Mother Goose.

STORYONLINE

Children’s stories read by members of the Screen Actors Guild.
http://www.storylineonline.net/

ONEMORESTORY
http://www.onemorestory.com/
One More Story is an online library of the best of children's classic and contemporary literature. Through a simple point and click process, children can choose a book, see the illustrations and have the book read to them whenever they want.

STORYCOVE
http://www.storycove.com/
Story Cove folktales come from a variety of cultures and places. They share timeless values and simple, universal lessons. Listen, watch a movie, lesson plans, one-on-one activities.

Electronic Reading Logs & Vocabulary
http://www.readinglogs.com/index.php
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Starfall
Phonics for Pre-k—1st Grade
http://www.starfall.com/

Schmoop Study Guides for Literature, History, Civics, Music, Biography, Poetry
http://www.shmoop.com/


FREE RICE is an online vocabulary game which also helps humanity.
http://www.freerice.com/
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SAVE THE WORD challenges you to use words that may soon be extinct. Adopt the word to your vocabulary. http://savethewords.org/

http://www.hippocampus.org/
Hippocampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials. Some of the courses included physics, biology, algebra, US History.

CREATE A FREE WEBSITE AND BLOG IN MINUTES
http://www.weebly.com/

CREATIVE VISUALS

Go Animate - http://goanimate.com/

Your stories plus cool cartoons make great cartoons.

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