100 free Web tools Free web tools for use by teachers and students
Read write think Lots of neat online literacy activities for K-12 students.
Start Smart : Money management for teens. REVIEW: A+ This guide will help teens "learn how to make good decisions about money, right from the start." Included is an online quiz for testing your money management IQ.
MathtrainTV : Eric is a teacher in Santa Monica and he and his students have created videos to teach math concepts
Countdown: This web site, created by the Loyola University Chicago School of Education, provides a compilation of 4-7 minute math movies teaching a variety of mathematical topics that are designed to simplify math concepts for students of all ages. All clips follow content standards established by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and are taken from a weekly hour-long show, Countdown TV, aired on a cable television network in Chicago. The general topics include numbers & operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis & probability, technology and connections. This site requires Flash and would be excellent to use to introduce a new math concept, to re-teach a difficult one or for students to get extra help at home. The possibilities are endless! Check it out!
Propos Flashcards is a site that could come in handy for teachers or students needing to study for tests. This site has an extensive collection of existing flashcards that cover a variety of subjects, ranging from chemistry to psychology. The flashcards are organized into several categories and are free of charge to anyone. Flashcard sets can also be created and edited by the user, allowing teachers to create sets for their students or for students to create sets for themselves. The interface is user-customizable down to the font size, text, and page colors. Cards can also be embedded and directly accessed from a class Web site or personal home page. All sets can also be "tagged," or given keywords that users can enter when searching for the cards they need most.
Map a Planet : Detailed maps of our planets and moons. REVIEW: A+ "Astrogeology is the science devoted to studying the origin, composition, structure and history of the planets and their moons." This site offers a global point-and-click system for exploring our moon, Venus, Mars, the moons of Jupiter, and the moons of Saturn.
Map a Planet : Detailed maps of our planets and moons. REVIEW: A+ "Astrogeology is the science devoted to studying the origin, composition, structure and history of the planets and their moons." This site offers a global point-and-click system for exploring our moon, Venus, Mars, the moons of Jupiter, and the moons of Saturn.Yellowstone Volcano Observatory