spider_cartoon.jpgPicture_5.pngThanks for visiting my ICE Breakout Session! The following links are here for you to look at, share, reflect on, and decide if any or all could impact your teaching which will in turn impact student learning. As with any web resource or site, it is recommended that teachers preview all online content before sharing with students; content may change before your very eyes! Although some of these sites are of educational value, there may be ads on the pages. I am not endorsing any product or service that may appear on or linked from these sites. If at anytime you find a site that has changed in content or has lost it's educational value, please do not hesitate to email me at traymur@gmail.com. Or, if you have a site that you would like added, contact me too!

  1. Kids Click http://www.kidsclick.org/ Web search engine for kids

  2. Cognitive Strategys http://www.unl.edu/csi/index.shtml Strategy instruction and lessons

  3. Coloring 2.0 http://www.crayola.com/coloring_application/ My Crayola's NEVER did this!

  4. Using Flip Video Cameras in the Primary Classroom http://www.pre-kpages.com/flip_video.html Ideas, testimonial, sample video

  5. Bios 4 Kids http://www.biography.com/bio4kids/index.jsp Informative and fun series for children ages 8-12 telling of lives from historical figures to contemporary icons.

  6. ToonDoo http://www.toondoo.com/Home.toon Welcome to ToonDoo! Create your own comic strips, Publish, Share & Discuss

  7. Teacher Tube http://www.teachertube.com An online community for sharing instructional videos

  8. Kid's Health http://kidshealth.org/ Sections for parents, kids, and for teens. KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health; it's fun!

  9. Spelling City http://www.spellingcity.com An online spelling program for home or school. Great home-school connection.

  10. Pete's Powerpoint Station http://www.pppst.com/index.html Free presentations and activities for teachers and kids in .ppt format

  11. Copy right issues in the classroom and beyond http://www6.district125.k12.il.us/staffdev/Copyright.html> >
  12. Presentation Zen: Where can you find good images? http://presentationzen.blogs.com/presentationzen/2006/01/where_can_you_f.html> >
  13. Flickr: The Commons http://www.flickr.com/commons/ Shows you hidden treasures in the world's public photography archives

  14. Digital Directions http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2009/01/21/03techlit.h02.html Tech literacy confusion article for teachers

  15. CrickWeb.UK http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ Free interactive resources and activities; interactive; across grade levels and curriculum areas

  16. Apple Learning Interchange http://edcommunity.apple.com/ali/index.php Educator created lessons, resources, movies, images, special content

  17. Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/clf/index.htm K-2 / 3-5

  18. Exploratree http://www.exploratree.org.uk/Free online libriaries of thinking guides and concept maps

  19. Twitter http://www.twitter.com Twitter in Education http://clifmims.com/blog/archives/187 Twitter in Plain English http://www.commoncraft.com/Twitter> >
  20. Awesome Highlighter http://www.awesomehighlighter.com/ Lets you highlight text on a web page and giver you a link to the page

  21. Clipart ETC http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/index.htm Quality educational clip art

  22. Elementary Tech Teachers Ning http://elementarytechteachers.ning.com/ Share, discuss, support teachers integrating technology

  23. Chatzy http://www.chatzy.com/ Create your own free chat room

  24. Top 100 Education Blogs http://oedb.org/library/features/top-100-education-blogs> >
  25. Teacher's Technology Handbook http://teacherhandbook.memphis.edu/ Download .pdf's

  26. Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com/#General Create your own personal home page

  27. Grooveshark http://listen.grooveshark.com/ Millions of songs, listen for free.

28. Dog House Fodder for young minds http://www.dogonews.com/ Great News source

29. Weboword http://www.weboword.com/ Visual Vocabulary

30. Lovely Charts http://www.lovelycharts.com/ Online diagramming program

31. Ask Kids http://www.askkids.com/?o=0&l=dir Ask Jeeves-style search tool for kids

32. Primary source science websites and links http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/curriculum/science.htm

33. Graphic Organizers http://content.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=2983 from Scholastic

34. Storyline Online http://www.storylineonline.net/index2.html Read by Screen Actor's Guild Actors/Actresses

35. Pinky Dinky Doo http://www.pinkydinkydoo.com/ Early learning site

36. Awesome Stories http://www.awesomestories.com/ The story place on the web

37. HIP Pocket Change http://www.usmint.gov/kids/games/ US Mint for Kids

38. Online Rhyming Dictionary http://www.writeexpress.com/online2.html

39. Online Thesaurus and Dictionary http://www.memidex.com/

40. Enchanted Learning http://www.enchantedlearning.com Children's educational web sites and games; creativity, learning, and enjoyment.

41 Timesavers for Teachers http://www.timesaversforteachers.com/

42. Library of Congress for Teachers http://www.loc.gov/teachers/

43. Library of Congress Spotlight on Kids and Families http://www.loc.gov/families/

44. Science Bob http://www.sciencebob.com/index.php A great place to explore Science

45.Early Learning lessons and activities http://www.netrox.net/~labush/colrpres.htm

46. Childtopia http://www.childtopia.com/index.php 1.400+ sites for young learners

47. Teacher's love their SMARTboards http://smartboards.typepad.com/smartboard/"sharing is caring"

48. Wordle http://www.wordle.net/ Generates word clouds

49. Kerpoff http://www.kerpoof.com/ site that provides a variety of creative tools for animation, drawing, and movie creation

50. Voki http://www.voki.com/ a text to speech generator

51. Create-A-Graph http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createAgraph/default.aspx
teach kids about creating graphs and reading data

52. Skype http://www.skype.com/ providing free voice and video calling to other Skype users worldwide

53. Snagfilms http://www.snagfilms.com/ find a documentary for free

54. Google Book Search http://books.google.com/books search your favorite magazine’s content on the web

55. Images for Education http://images4education.ning.com/ NING Group digital possibilities to help learners develop 21st century multiliteracy skills through active learning

56. PBS Teachers Live http://www.pbs.org/teachers/includes/content/connect/webinar-01-09.html Free Media and Technology Webinars

57. USPTO Kids’ Pages http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ahrpa/opa/kids/index.html
Lots of creativity here!

58. Crafty Fun for Kids, Parents, and Teachers
http://www.craftyfunforkids.blogspot.com/ NING Group

59. National Geographic Kids http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

60. Timelines http://www.xtimeline.com/ search for a time line of event, person, or group

61. Google Lit Trips http://www.googlelittrips.com/ Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place

62. Day By Day http://classroom.jc-schools.net/mm/archives.htm Visit a month for a website a day

63. Cramberry http://cramberry.net/ new web application that uses flashcards to help people study, etc

64. Google Earth http://earth.google.com/ Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean.

65. K-2 Writing Interactives http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/writing.shtml

66. The Learning Curve http://saraebest.edublogs.org/2008/11/06/differentiation-with-technology/ Blog entry; Using technology for differentiated instruction

67. Read- Write – Think http://readwritethink.org/resources/index.asp
Best websites for RLA teachers

68. Mission to Learn http://www.missiontolearn.com/blog/2008/04/learning-games-for-change/ Blog entry; Educational games that are geared towards making a difference in the world.

69. PBS Teacher News Hour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/ Provides teacher unique current events and resources for busy teachers

70. elearnr http://elearnr.org The purpose of elearnr is to share links, resources and guides related to elearning.

71. Scribd http://www.scribd.com/ Uploaded documents, presentations, for sharing

72. I.N.K. Intersting Non-Fiction for Kids http://inkrethink.blogspot.com/2008/12/childrens-nonfiction-book-lists.html

73. Sqooltube http://www.sqooltube.com/ Free educational videos for K-8 students

74. WildearthTV http://www.wildearth.tv/home WildEarth Media is an up and coming South African media company delivering a high quality, entertaining and educational LIVE broadcast from the heart of the African bush.

75. Thinkfinity http://www.thinkfinity.org/ free educational resources for everyone

76. TeacherspayTeachers http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Browse/Free-Downloads
An open Marketplace for teachers

77. Teaching with Twitter http://elgg.jiscemerge.org.uk/stevewheeler/weblog/2017.html - Top 10 uses in education

78. Crossword Creator Adventure http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/

79. HIPPOCampus http://www.hippocampus.org/ multimedia lessons

80. How Stuff Works http://www.howstuffworks.com/ explains even the toughest tutorial in a very simple and easy to understand language

81. Atomic Learning http://movies.atomiclearning.com/k12/home Atomic Learning provides web-based software training for more than 110 applications students and educators use everyday. (ICE members receive an email each month with username and password

82. BrainPOP http://www.brainpop.com/ Animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students.

83.Writing Fun http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/writingfun/writingfun.html
Using text organizers to assist the writing process

84. Math is FUN http://mathisfun.com/

85. School Time Games http://www.schooltimegames.com/Social_Studies/WeekinRap.html The Week in Rap - A week's worth of current events set to rap. New episode every Friday. Social Studies rocks the house!

86. Biology for Kids http://www.biology4kids.com/

87. Math MovesU http://www.mathmovesu.com/ Students can enter a "virtual world" of math and engage with games, polls, flash cards, word problems, and factoids all centered on music, sports, and fashion.

89. Math is FUN http://mathisfun.com/

90. School Time Games http://www.schooltimegames.com/Social_Studies/WeekinRap.html The Week in Rap - A week's worth of current events set to rap. New episode every Friday. Social Studies rocks the house!

91. Biology for Kids http://www.biology4kids.com/

92. Pics4Learning http://pics.tech4learning.com/ Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.

93. FREE http://free.ed.gov/ Teaching and learning resources from Federal Agencies

94. Literactive http://www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp levelled guided readers, comprehensive phonic activities and a wealth of

95. Scholastic Teaching Resources http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/teach.jsp

96. The White House http://www.whitehouse.gov/ Updated interactive site

97. Wacky Web Tales http://www.eduplace.com/tales/ From Eduplace; like mad libs

98. Rory the Zebra http://www.roythezebra.com/ emerging readers that includes free interactive reading games, guided reading stories, songs, online guided reading stories with lesson plan resources for teachers such as literacy worksheets and discussions sheets.

99. The best, free Interactive Whiteboard Resources http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Interactive.aspx Regularly updated to save you time!

100. Historic Tale Construction Site http://www.adgame-wonderland.de/type/bayeux.php Create your own story

101. Everyday Math Center Games to support the Everyday Math program

102. TutPup http://tutpup.com/
Welcome to Tutpup, Compete in fun, educational games against other kids from all over the World!

103. Speakaboos http://speakaboos.com/
Watch/listen to fables, nursery rhymes, fairy tales, folk tales, lullabies and more.

104. Tux Paint http://www.tuxpaint.org/
Open Source Drawing Software for Children

105. Time for Kids http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/kids