This section includes a robust list of websites containing resources for educators, administrators, and students. Resources for educators include free online e-learning tools, interactive teaching programs, and tools to help teachers integrate technology into their classrooms and curriculum. Resources for students include a free goal setting and tracking tool, educational games, and internet safety and responsibility.
20 Digital Learning Activities
Edudemic provides a list of things to get students excited about digital learning.
101 Smart Goals
101 SMART goals is a goal setting and goal tracking tool. With the application it's easy to privately create your life list and manage your goals online. With a simple interface and intuitive design, this is a great productivity tool for school.
2EPUB allows teachers and students to convert PDF, doc and other types of documents and books to ePub format, the standard format for ebooks, supported by almost every reading device including iPad, iPhone, iPod, Sony Reader, BeBook, Nook, Kobo. This simple program (Windows only) makes it really easy and quick to convert content to an E-reader.
This is a site that works to help teachers integrate technology into their classrooms by offering online tools and resources. It is easy to locate online resources such as ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, rubrics and classroom calendar.
ABCya.com is a free educational website for elementary students to learn through games and activities. The educational games are developed to be interactive to provide children with lessons on subjects such as math and language arts while also introducing basic computer skills.
actDEN (Digital Education network) is a resource for online learning that provides seven software tutorials and seven online classes. actDEN offers up to date information and interactive features that encourage students to participate in the online community.
The Alliance for Educational Excellence is dedicated to understanding what students need and providing it for them; they have provided resources to help understand learning in the digital age.
Provided by the Sonoma County Office of Education, here are links to sites that provide multimedia learning tools without copyright laws prohibiting their use.
Big Brown Bear Software
Big Brown Bear Software provides free interactive teaching programs (ITPs) designed to increase literacy. In addition, the website provides tying resources for visitors to learn how to type.
At CODE, there are plenty of free resources that provide information to teachers, volunteers, parents, etc. to learn about coding and how to teach it to students of all ages.
CodeHS provides training and information to students at school or at home to learn how to code correctly.
After signing up for this free website, anyone can learn how to code better! Here, students can learn and practice how to build websites and web pages, something that can give them an edge in our technology driven culture.
Creating Blogs and Websites
This page is where you can find resources related to presentations about creating effective blogs and websites to complement instruction.
Here, anyone can get the help they need to understand the digital world. There are tools, tips, and tricks to promote digital literacy for all.
Here, parents, teachers, and students can find plenty of resources for improving digital literacy in the classroom and in their own lives.
Region 4 provides resources and a conference for enhancement in digital learning.
As part of ExcelinEd, Digital Learning Now supports digital learning initiatives in the classroom to provide students with the knowledge and equipment they need to be successful in the future.
PBS provides information about digital learning for students, parents, teachers, and administrators since technology has become part of our children’s everyday life.
edshelf is a directory of websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs that are rated by parents and educators for parents and educators. Edshelf makes it easy to find the right educational tools for specific needs.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is a website that provides resources on educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators. The website provides free teachers guides on how to better integrate technology into his/her teaching and developed in a simple step by step process.
EduClipper is a digital clipboard for educators filled with new content from users every single day. It's the perfect resource for educators looking for that special something to add to their lesson plans.
Edudemic aims to connect teachers, administrators, and students with technology to be successful in the classroom. The site is community based that focuses on resource sharing to promote the marriage of academics and technology. Edudemic has a plethora of topics that range from how to's to infographics that anyone interested in education can access.
In this article teachers can find useful apps to implement teamwork and collaborative learning in their classrooms among their students.
EduTecher currently provides links to thousands of web tools and provides concise information on how these tools may be useful in the classroom setting.
The videos in the playlist in the article will give you a primer on how to use some of the features on Twitter, and then a few ideas of the possibilities for teaching and learning with the social media tool.
Enchanted Learning produces free K-12 educational material that is published online. The website is updated almost daily to provide resources that encourage academic curiosity and enjoyment.
The William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is constantly doing educational research and they provide engaging articles for educators about the digital world and its relation to education today.
iLearn offers new sites for K-12 and suggestions for how best to integrate them into the classroom. All of the posts are accurately tagged and easy to search on iLearn. Kelly is an excellent resource of new goodies for teachers of all levels to check out.
Intel gives information to teachers about how to incorporate technology into the classroom and find which technologies will work well in their classrooms.
Interesting ways is a community blog where educators can share the ways they implement different technologies into the classroom.
This provides resources about how to incorporative digital learning into the classroom and tips on how to overcome any challenges teachers may face upon using technology.
Teachers and parents are given access to thousands of videos that help students learn subjects they are having difficulty with.
Learn Zillion is a learning platform that includes video lessons, assessments, and progress reporting. Each lesson highlights a Common Core Standards in either math or language arts for grades three to nine.
The Learning Accelerator is committed to helping educators seamlessly integrate technology into the classroom and implement blended learning successfully.
Little Bird Tales
Little Bird Tales is committed to fostering a love for reading, writing, and concern for the environment. The website allows users to use digital story building by uploading artwork and recordable voice features.
Dreamspark is a free software for windows users that helps students learn how to develop software and boost their technology skills.
Mindomo Mind Map
Mindomo’s interactive map provides you with an interactive tool to discover e-learning resources for schools, teachers and educators.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) provides resources to help parents and caregivers use technology to support development. The website provides research, webcasts, and examples to create effective learning at every stage during early childhood.
Office of Educational Technology
The Office of Educational Technology (OET) is under the US Department of Education and develops national educational technology policy and advocates for digital learning. OET provides a wealth of research, reports, projects, and other resources to provide educators with ways to customize and improve learning through technology.
Padlet is an Internet application that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put any content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on the page, together with anyone, from any device. It can be used to ask questions, get answers, and provide feedback both inside and outside the classroom.
PBS LearningMedia provides free membership for educators to access to thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources. The website hosts videos, games, audio clips, and more to deepen students' appreciation for academic subjects.
Students can create interactive stories, games, and animations to share with everyone on this website. Teachers and Parents can be involved as well, helping students creativity and aiding in their learning of digital storytelling and programming.
Techie Teacher Tips
Techie Teacher Tips is an online resource guide developed by a teacher to provide resources for other teachers to integrate technology into their classrooms. The website provides blogs, SMART board resources, mobile learning, and even ESL tech tips.
Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership
Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership was created by the Santa Cruz County Office of Education to develop a repository of technology related resources and professional development for school administrators. Administrator 2.0 is an interactive community that allows anyone to post a question or discuss a topic and then receive input from administrators across the nation.
Verizon Wireless provides free professional development to educators who want to learn more about the way they can implement technology into their classrooms and lesson plans.
Wall Whisher or Paper for the Web, gives you a blank page that can be used to ask questions, get answers, and provide feedback both inside and outside the classroom.
Webonauts Internet Academy
Webonauts Internet Academy is a web game for PBS KIDS GO! that gives children between the ages of eight to ten the opportunity to have fun while exploring the information world of the web. It teaches children media literacy as well as internet safety and responsibility.