Online Resources

Learning in Hand and Tony Vincent
Learning in Hand is an educator's resources for mobile learning. It was started in 2002 as part of Tony Vincent's classroom website. At first focusing on Palm handhelds, Learning in Hand now covers podcasting, iPods, iPod touch, iPhone, iPad, and netbooks.

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Animoto provides an array of tools for creating videos in your classroom. Browse some of the features of our all-access pass below then check out individual case studies to see how others are already using us.

Apple K-12 Learning
Apple helps schools engage students with a 21st century digital learning environment that mirrors the way they live - and increasingly would like to learn.

Castle Learning (School Island)
Castle Learning Online supports classroom instruction through content-related review assignments, practice sessions and benchmark testing. Includes over 50,000 field-tested questions supported by defined vocabulary, reference tables, hints and reasons for correct answers in math, science, social studies, English and foreign languages. Core courses for grades 3-12 are correlated to standard curriculum.

Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC)
The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) supports and advances education through videoconferencing and other collaborative technologies. A nonprofit, CILC offers access to quality professional development and student educational content, as well as consulting and technical assistance. This helps schools leverage technology to improve educational outcomes, while saving time and money.


Enchanted Learning
Enchanted Learning, LLC produces children's educational web sites and games which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment.

Explore the World of Earth Science
Visualizations and investigations on the site were designed to build students' knowledge of Earth Science concepts described in the textbook, and to raise student awareness of Earth as a system of interconnected components and processes.

Interactive Internet Resources for SMART Board

iPod/iPad Apps - Google Doc prepared by Model Schools

Kids Zone Create a Graph

Graphs and charts are great because they communicate information visually. For this reason, graphs are often used in newspapers, magazines and businesses around the world.

Kim Korner
Here you will find ideas for use in the classroom. I was a middle school language arts teacher for 16 years, so most of the ideas are geared toward this level. However, most teachers have become adept at modifying other teachers' ideas for use in their own classrooms. I am now a high school language arts teacher for English as a Second Language students. This will become the new focus for additions to Kim's Korner for Teacher Talk. However, all of the original content will remain.I hope you find some ideas you can borrow and adapt for your classroom.

Leveled Books Database  

This interactive database allows you to search for books that have been leveled using either the Reading Recovery or Guided Reading methodologies.

Microsoft lesson plans for students and educators  

Find new ways to enhance student learning through technology. Use the search tool below to find lesson plans and how-to articles for your relevant subjects, grade levels, and products. You can also browse the links below to find a sampling of the lesson plans from Microsoft by subject that cover grades K-12.


Muse is a social utility that connects you with Internet2-enabled technologies and educators in your region and around the globe. Learn how next-generation Internet applications are being used everyday to inspire educational excellence.

NCES Kids' Zone  

The NCES Kids' Zone provides information to help you learn about schools; decide on a college; find a public library; engage in several games, quizzes and skill building about math, probability, graphing, and mathematicians; and to learn many interesting facts about education.

Reading A-Z  

Reading A-Z offers thousands of printable teacher materials to teach guided reading, phonemic awareness, reading comprehension, reading fluency, alphabet, and vocabulary. The teaching resources include professionally developed downloadable leveled books, lesson plans, worksheets, and reading assessments.

SmartBoard Resources (Interactive)  

Lots of Smart Board Resources for the primary teacher. These Smartboard Resources are highly interactive and useful for teaching in the elementary and primary grades. These Smart Board resources have sound and animation and interact with the teacher to make an interactive lesson for primary student.

Teachers Net  

At Teachers.Net, we recognize that education is a fundamental factor in an individual's prosperity, happiness, contribution to society, and impact on the future. Teachers.Net recognizes the vital role teachers play in education and the betterment of our culture. We also appreciate that teachers are rarely recognized or compensated adequately for their contribution and dedication.In support of the calling, Teachers.Net was founded on four principles: 1. To allow our teacher-users contribute the content and direct site development 2. To utilize the Internet to harness the collective intellect and wisdom of the worldwide teaching community 3. To minimize costs to the greatest extent possible through automation, and 4. To never charge teachers for using our resources.

TeqSmart Educator Resource Center  

Explore how the SMART Board is the perfect tool to help create more collaborative and student centered classrooms by supporting some of today's most effective instructional frameworks, models, and tools.


Two Way Interactive Connections in Education (TWICE) is Michigan's organization for videoconferencing in K-12 education. TWICE promotes and supports collaborative connections for the benefit of all students.

Web 2.0 Tools  

Web 2.0: Cool Tools for Schools.

Teacher Software Links

Testing Adobe Spark