Sites Shared in Class


Alternative Texts
The Why Files - real-world science articles
California Department of Education Recommended Literature List - a searchable database of books for children and teens
Mathematics in Art & Architecture - resources
Rader's Biology 4 Kids
Rader's Chem 4 Kids
Rader's Advanced Math
Rader's Physics 4 Kids

Pre-Reading/Building Background
Flickr - online photo sharing/searching


Flickr Storm


Memorial Art Gallery
Animoto - make simple quick videos to build background

Motivational Posters - use with quotes, essential or guiding questions
Google Video
YouTube
TeacherTube

During Reading/Note Taking
Note-taking Video

Post Reading


VoiceThread (VoiceThread Best Practice Examples)
Slideshare
Scribd
Prezi - (PPT alternative)
Wordle (wordle ideas)
Survey Monkey
Photostory
Bubblr - create comics
Bubbl.us - concept mapping software


Online Book Creation/Publishing
LuLu
Tikatok
Tar Heel
Bookemon

General Resources

Social Bookmarking Tutorial (delicious)
Virginia Standards of Learning Reading Strategies for Content Area Teachers
Wendy's Del.icio.us account
Songs for Teaching