- Bingo Card Generator
Create Bingo cards in no time with the Bingo Card Generator. Use the
Bingo Card Creator to create Bingo games to review any topic. In the
boxes provided, enter any word list and choices for free space, card
size, and number of cards to make. When finished, choose the "Generate
Bingo Cards" to print.
Achieve the Core
Find lessons and materials
to jump into Common Core. Whether you are already a Common Core whiz
or just a beginner, this site will help you. Search the site by selecting
subject area, grade level(s), and your role/position. Modules include
a facilitator’s guide, a video, and hands on activity with discussion
ideas. Content includes both ELA and Math. Some lessons can be found
(in ELA) that also incorporate science and social studies. Search
by individual grade level or by elementary, middle school, or high
- Make a Calendar
The site assists students with creating a calendar for the current month.
Throughout the process, students review vocabulary for the month, days
of the week, and how to properly write the date. They have the opportunity
to view various holidays and to add their own special days to the monthly
calendar view. Teachers and students can print out the current version
of the month in two formats: a full month view and a full month view
with assessment questions at the bottom.
- Sharp Brains
This site offers some traditional and not so traditional mind stretchers.
The general topic areas include How Your Brain Works, Attention, Memory,
Pattern Recognition and Planning, Visual Workouts, Visual Illusions,
Language and Logic, and others. Some of the activities are quick (less
than a minute) while others require more time. The activities could
be used in many subject areas; there are language activities, math,
general logic, and even some for physical education.
- New Teacher Helpline
Let's say you're a newbie who's nearing the end of your first year,
and you still have questions -- maybe even some doubts about your future
in the classroom. You might want to grab a few minutes (hard as that
can be) and check out Scholastic's "New Teacher Helpline."
The Scholastic board seems to be well populated, with responses coming
both from other visitors and from a savvy moderator who is also a full-time
teacher. The range of participants is K-12, but heavier on the K-8 end.
For a sample, take a look at the post "Bad Teacher?" and the
- Tech Teachers'
Digital Filing Cabinet
This resource has numerous links to Curriculum Resources and Integrating
- Rubric Maker
This handy online tool allows you to create customized rubrics "on
the fly" for any subject or project. You can print the rubrics
directly from the website. You choose the age level (primary, elementary,
middle, or high school) and input the name of your rubric. Then a blank
rubric appears for you to fill in the details. The blank rubric includes
space for the criteria, plus a range to rate (gradations) the quality
of the students' work. There are also ready-made rubrics you can print
out. The website provides explicit direction about how to use the website
(they are in PDF).
- PowerPoint Palooza
This site contains nearly 200 PowerPoint slide shows focused on history
lessons, particularly at the middle, upper levels or advanced placement
level. These presentations range in size from a dozen or so slides each
to over 145 slides. You can save them, modify them, and use them in
- SAT Math
Help students prepare for the math portion of the SAT with this collection
of more than 125 video lessons, interactive practice modules, timed
quizzes, and tips on taking the test. The FREE site, created by a math
teacher and SAT instructor, is excellent for independent, self-paced
- SAT Prep
Help students prepare for the vocabulary section of the SAT with this
interactive practice test. More than 3,000 multiple choice items, organized
into 21 groups, are included along with a database browser that enables
students to display and print the questions and correct answers.
This visual dictionary available in English, French, German, Spanish
and Italian is a great site for primary through high school foreign
language students. Visitors can choose a topic, view the associated
words and pictures, and then test themselves using the activity links
on the left side of the page. Interactive practice options include flashcards,
fill-in-the-blanks, "stinky spelling" (fix the mistakes),
and more. This would be an excellent site for the foreign language teachers
to check out. The activity links provide a fun way to get some additional
Subtitled "It's OK to be Smart," this site offers a collection of games,
puzzles and activities designed to challenge active minds. The 2 minute
quizis a lot of fun.
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