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UMapper / GeoDart Game

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GeoDart Game GeoDart is a geography trivia game where users answer geographical questions by placing darts in the correct locations on the map. With the UMapper platform, you can build your own GeoDart game for any locale and use any questions on any map!

UMapper / GeoDart Game

Vocabulary Online Gallery

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Vocab Online Gallery presents a collection of sites students may use for exploring words and interacting with vocabulary.Vocabulary Online Gallery
Audio Owl is a great service for locating and listening to free audio books. Audio Owl catalogs public domain recordings of books that are in the public domain. Because the recordings are in the public domain anyone is free to download, listen to, and share the recordings. Audio Owl has arranged hundreds of recordings into an easy-to-browse collection. You can browse the collection by genre or search by title, author, or keyword. If you choose to browse by genre, Audio Owl presents all of the titles in a visually appealing display of book covers.
AudioOwl - Children - Free audio Books - Download mp3 and iPod format today
This website provides...

1. ABC'S

2. PHONICS

3. TOPICS

4. CRAFTS

5. STORY PATTERNS

6. NURSERY RHYMES

7. FLASHCARDS

8. TEACHING EXTRAS
KIZCLUB-Learning Resources for Kids
This is a community for teachers and students interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative project ideas. Make sure you post an intro in the forum!

The Global Education Collaborative - Helping Teachers and Students Reach the World
A search engine that provides results colored coded based on readability levels
Twurdy Search - Search for Readable Results

ZoomIt - AWESOME!!

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If you do ANY presentations, this is a must for all your computers!!!!! Here is a link to a great tutorial on how to use it:

http://janeknight.typepad.com/pick/2009/10/zoomit-v4.html

ZoomIt v4.1 By Mark Russinovich Published: October 21, 2009 Download ZoomIt (267 KB) Introduction ZoomIt is screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. ZoomIt runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable hotkeys to zoom in on an area of the screen, move around while zoomed, and draw on the zoomed image. I wrote ZoomIt to fit my specific needs and use it in all my presentations. ZoomIt works on all versions of Windows and you can use pen input for ZoomIt drawing on tablet PCs. Using ZoomIt The first time you run ZoomIt it presents a configuration dialog that describes ZoomIt's behavior, let's you specify alternate hotkeys for zooming and for entering drawing mode without zooming, and customize the drawing pen color and size. I use the draw-without-zoom option to annotate the screen at its native resolution, for example. ZoomIt also includes a break timer feature that remains active even when you tab away from the timer window and allows you to return to the timer window by clicking on the ZoomIt tray icon.
ZoomIt
Arcademic Skill Builders are research-based and standards-aligned educational games that offer an innovative approach to teaching basic academic skills. We incorporate features of arcade games and educational practices into fun online games that will engage, motivate, and teach your students.

Arcademic Skill Builders: Online Educational Games

Link to Learning K-8

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Link to Learning

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Place Spotting is a website of geographic riddles. Place Spotting is based on the Google Earth platform. Place Spotting users can create their own geographic riddles or try to solve riddles created by others. The search feature on Place Spotting lets users search for riddles based on level of difficulty, language, region, or creation date.
placeSpotting.com | The online map game | solve
Classtools.net allows you to create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! No signup, no passwords, no charge!
ClassTools.net: Create interactive flash tools / games for education

Treasure Hunt Google Earth

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In this treasure hunt you will become familiar with Google Earth and the Modern Seven Wonders of the World. You will work with a partner and use Google Earth and the Internet resources listed to answer the research questions that follow. When you have finished, answer the Big Question that asks you to combine a lot of what you learned through the treasure hunt into a "big picture."
Treasure Hunt Google Earth
  1. A creative, dynamic, and innovative digital outlet that captures learner's excitement for online creations, keeps learners engaged in course content, and makes teaching and learning more fun.
  2. A private and safe platform, monitored directly by teachers. Teachers control all the activities of their learners.
  3. A valuable teaching tool that integrates diverse core subjects including math, science, history, art, photography, music and more for individual learner portfolios, unique alternative assessments, and differentiated instructional activities.

Glogster - Poster Yourself | Text, Images, Music and Video
Create multimedia timelines. Timelines can be embedded on websites & blogs.
TimeRime.com - Make your own timeline!

Xtranormal | Text-to-Movie

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Create movies from the text you provide.
Make 3D Movies for Free

Xtranormal | Text-to-Movie
The mission of the Skype an Author Network is to provide K-12 teachers and librarians with a way to connect authors, books, and young readers through virtual visits.
Virtual Author Visits in Your Library or Classroom - Skype An Author Network
These daily news podcasts from the BBC could be an excellent resource for anyone teaching current events. To keep kids reading, you could have them read the scripts while listening to the podcasts.
BBC - Podcasts - World News For Children
Opening the collections of nine national museums and galleries.
Webquests

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