Teacher Resource Links

Check out my Portaportal for many resources for teachers.  This has many links for websites for Activinspire, blogs, charities, digital learning, Edmodo, iPads in the classroom, lesson plan websites, Smartboard,


Website or Blog Creation
Blogger:  www.blogger.com
Edublogs: http://edublogs.org
Google Sites:  sites.google.com
Weebly:  www.weebly.com
Wix:      www.wix.com

Making Presentations
Creating Timelines: https://diy.org/skills/datavisionary#create-a-timeline
Prezi makes presentations look great:  http://prezi.com
Apple Keynote: http://www.apple.com/iwork/keynote
Five tools for creating timelines: http://edudemic.com/2013/05/timeline-making-appsweb-tools

5 Great Apps to Create Content
iBooks Author
iLife Suite (iMovie, GarageBand, iPhoto)
Free Website Builders
Other apps

Website Resources

Khan Academy
The Khan Academy has library of over 3,600 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice, we're on a mission to help you learn what you want, when you want, at your own pace. The Khan Academy's goal is to change education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site's online resources are available to anyone free of charge. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. 
Website: www.khanacademy.org

TED Ed Lessons Worth Sharing (website, video and downloads)

“Lessons Worth Sharing” brings together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes or less.
Website: http://ed.ted.com

Teaching Channel (website, video and downloads)

Teaching Channel is a video showcase—on the Internet and TV—of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. We have a rapidly growing community of registered members who trade ideas and share inspiration from each other.
Our mission is to revolutionize how teachers learn, connect, and inspire each other to improve the outcomes for all K-12 students across America.

Teaching Elementary School (blog, website and videos)
From the blog and website of Tim Bedley.  Hundreds of Fresh New Teaching Ideas

Tim Bedley began teaching public school in 1988. His extensive experience teaching all ages in many different settings have given him a novel approach to communicating with students. Tim's passion is not just teaching kids but training kids and educators.

Google Alerts (web search)

K-12 Email updates for any topics you request by searching the entire web.