Teacher Resources -- -- (Library Info and librarian, too)

Alliance for Catholic Education - Spiritual Resources and
Sign up to continue receiving these throughout Lent.
Catholic Schools Week -- Alliance for Catholic Education

Lesson planning templates

Math - takes you to a separate page

Archdiocese of Seattle and Library / Catalog and
Catechists Certification worksheets / Catechism USCCB

Reading -- Readers Theater and Teaching Reading - 25 best

Religion sites

BOOK lists: Beginning School, Bullying, Virtues

see also ----Advent and Lent also Liturigal Year and Mary
Balanced Assessment Technology
Copyright - Fair Use

Videos online and Music - with online software to create own

Differentiated Instruction "We are Called" song by David Haas video
Internet safety issues - Cyberbullying-
Parent Map lecture series
with Katie L Greer
Washington State OSPI - Standards -- https://eds.ospi.k12.wa.us/ealrs/
iPads Writing Prompts, 6 Writing Traits, and Tips from authors

Balanced Assessment


Clip art

  • ClipArtEtc - old fashion black and white - great book ones

Copyright -- and Copyright Friendly images and Sound -- list and Royalty free video and images for book trailers/reviews

Differentiated Instruction -- list of links to Using Technology for Differentiation -- iLearnTechnology

iPads -see -iPad apps for school.com with elementary school grouping and free Ipad apps

Internet Safety Issues -- Social Media tips

Lesson Planning templates


Readers' Theater - Power of Readers Theater

Teaching Reading - 25 best


Technology - bookmarked by Barb from ALA Best Websites for teaching and learning and/or from iLearnTechnology and/or Free Technology for Teachers / -- also list of EdTech tips

Videos and music online - and create own - and free -- AND St. Joseph Media Server

Create Own (from ALA Best Websites for teaching and learning - AASL) - others from Free Technology for Teachers

  • Animoto.com - Create a video in five minutes no kidding! Using Animoto, educators and students can create videos that contain photos, graphics, music, text and more!
  • AudioBoo - record audio online or mobile iPhone app
  • Blabberize - make own video with cut mouth movements
  • Content Clips.com - find and organize multimedia clips to quickly assemble simple web-based teaching activities and presentations - National Science Digital Library
  • CoSketch.com - multi-user online whiteboard designed to give you the ability to quickly visualize - sketch- and share your ideas as images
  • Creaza Education - video and audio editing, cartoon creation, mind mapping tool
  • JayCut.com - free online editing, need to register
  • Masher.com - free - with video clips from the BBC's Motion Gallery and Rip Curl video, a large music library, an effects library, and a good selection of video player skins.
  • Memoov - free - create animated video up to 5 min. in length
  • Our Story.com - create timeline
  • Primary Access - online tool for students and teachers to combine text, visual, and sound elements, which are then combined to convey information about their chosen historical event or time frame - digital movies - search under "community" for examples of subjects, time periods, etc.
  • Ripple.com - read stories online
  • ScreenCast-o-Matic - to create my screencast videos -- CAVEAT - won't work on Chromebooks - Snagit for Chrome is a good option
  • SlideSix - add narration to slideshows directly through the Slide Six website.
  • Storyboarding
  • StupFlix - similar to Animoto - see also Schwup
  • Voice Thread - The end of the boring slide show! VoiceThread allows users to share images, documents, and videos with added narration by the authors and others.
  • We Video
  • Wordle.Net - creat word map image -- se also Tagxedo -- to make into pictures
  • Xtranormal:motivational animation - create own with preset figures and backgrounds - just type in dialogue
  • ZimmerTwins - students can create a story from scratch or complete one of the "cliff hanger" story starters.

Online videos

Writing -- Youtube - Kid President, writing letter to Santa with Nick Hornby


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