Teacher Resources

Website of the Week links:

Snagfilms is a website that offers a broad collection of free, on demand, independent films. You can find all forms, genres, and points of view including new and classic, theatrical length and shorts, domestic and global, first-time efforts and well-known award winners, as well as documentaries, comedies, dramas and thrillers.

Popcorn Maker is a free tool that allows you to put together a presentation mixing maps, text, video, audio and images from the web. After putting together the information, a link is provided which could easily be posted for students or teachers to view.

Bartleby.com is an online collection of digital books that students or teachers may find useful for class. It is a website that features hundreds of works of literature, free of charge in digital form. Books can be searched by author, subject, or title.

HippoCampus is a website filled with free educational resources for middle school, high school, and college students as well as instructors. Learners can find video presentations, worked examples, interactive simulations and test prep for Math, Science, Social Studies, and Humanities. If you are looking for materials to use for a "flipped classroom" lesson, this would be a good place to start. Students can find resources to enrich their learning or help them understand a topic more fully.

Powtoon is a free video and presentation tool. It is easy to use and a great way for teachers and students alike to present their knowledge. For an example of a simple video that created in just a few minutes, click on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiX-g8kt5LA&rel=0

SlideShare began with a simple goal: To share knowledge online. Since then, SlideShare has grown to become the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content. It allows users to easily upload and share presentations, infographics, documents, videos, PDFs, and webinars.

Bookboon is a website that specializes in free books for professional or personal development. You can browse for free textbooks, business books, or travel guides. While you will not find a textbook for every academic subject, if you are beginning to look for digital texts or supplemental material for your class, this is a good place to start.