With Prezi, you can create, edit or present anywhere, anytime from your mobile device. http://prezi.com
Click on the link to download Dropbox. Dropbox is a website that holds your files and allows you to access them from any computer or smart phone. It is a GREAT alternative to keeping up with a jumpdrive. http://db.tt/8And3c2h
Evernote allows you to access your notes from any computer or smartphone with Internet access. http://www.evernote.com
Symbaloo is a website that helps you organize favorite websites you have bookmarked on different computers. With an account you can access your bookmarks from everywhere with any device and share your online resources with others. While basic Symbaloo is free, they also offer premium accounts for educators. http://symbalooedu.com
Blogger is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video. http://www.blogger.com
WordPress allows the user to create a free website or blog. It offers free, customizable,mobile-ready designs and themes. http://wordpress.com
You can use ZipGrade to provide instant feedback to your students by scanning their test or quizzes with your phone or tablet. https://www.zipgrade.com/
PBS Learning Media allows access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
The Educator's guide to Copyright and Fair Use is a complete online resource that teachers, administrators and school staff can visit each day to find high-quality and in-depth original content. http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr280.shtm/
Permission Click is on-line Digital Permission Slips and Payments Collection For Schools. https://www.permissionclick.com/
www.commonlit.org/ Great reading passages and tools for teacher use.
www.commonsensemedia.org/ improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
FOR STUDENTS and PARENTS:
Pell City Public Library http://www.pellcitylibrary.com/
Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in the ever changing world of technology. They provide education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children. Some of the resources you will find are movie reviews, book reviews, game reviews, and recommended movie lists.
Homework Alabama offers free homework help every day from 3:00 PM until midnight. http://www.homeworkalabama.org
Quizlet lets you create your own flashcards, tests, study sets, etc. to use as study guides, track your progress or compete with your friends. https://quizlet.com/
Use Alabama Maps to research historical, contemporary, aerial and interactive maps. http://alabamamaps.ua.edu
Online Newpapers allows you to search local and international newspapers offered on-line. http://www.onlinenewpapers.com
Research information on careers using the Occupational Outlook Handbook http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
For help on writing speeches you may find http://www.americanrhetoric.com useful.
How Stuff Works is an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works. http://www.howstuffworks.com
Turnitin.com is a recommended site to make sure you have not plagiarized your work
This Goodly Land: Alabama's Literary Landscape encourages the reading of Alabama literature by spotlighting writers with an Alabama connection. alabamaliterarymap.lib.ua.edu/
Visit The Scholastic Store online for books and educational materials. http://store.scholastic.com/
For help with phrases go to http://www.grammaruntied.com/?p=1875
Help with clauses may be found at http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=adjective-adverb-clauses
http://quia.com/quiz/1314532.html has been recommended for help with lit devices
Quia.com, http://quia.com/rr/482059.html, also has information about literary elements
Eyewitness to History is an index of eyewitness accounts from ancient history through the 20th Century. http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com
The National Geographic includes information about geography, archaeology, and natural science. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
For an interesting way to connect to history visit The History Channel at www.history.com
At www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/european-explorers.htm you will find interesting facts and information about famous European explorers from the Elizabethan Era.
Biography.com captures the most gripping, surprising and fascinating stories about famous people from the past or present. www.biography.com
Enchanted Learning produces K-12 educational material covering a wide range of topics. http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/indexd.shtml
The website Famous Explorers will be helpful when researching for the Famous Explorers assignment.
Useful for teachers and students, Phet Interactive Simulations provides virtual labs and simulations for physics and chemistry. For a simulation on gravity and pendulums that allows students to vary the gravitational force and note its affect visit https://phet.colorado.edu/
Video clips, interactive games and a subscription to Science World is available at http://scienceworld.scholastic.com/
Science 360 Video immerses visitors in the latest wonders of science, engineering, technology and math. http://science360.gov/files/;jsessionid=6C042BBB0F1B5553605AB984EC4BD530
Coolmath.com is a fun way to practice math skills. http://www.coolmath-games.com/
The Art of Problem Solving has math discussions, forums, videos and math competition information. www.artofproblemsolving.com
Patrick JMT are math tutorials with clear to understand math videos. www.patrickjmt.com
By visiting Alabama Public Library Association webpage you can find several valuable resources, including homework assistance. http://statelibrary.alabama.gov
Alabama Virtual Library, or AVL, is a wonderful research site for students to find information on many different subjects. http://www.avl.lib.al.us
The World Book Encyclopedia Online may be found at
The Encyclopedia of Alabama is a website offering information about Alabama.
For educational free digital, searchable resources visit ALEX at http://alex.state.al.us
Citation Machine will help you make a bib card or works cited page for your research. http://www.citationmachine.net
Easy Bib provides citation, note taking, and research tools that are easy-to-use and educational. http://www.easybib.com/
For information on MLA in-text citations visit prezi.com/jjdjlerriurb/beginner-mla-style-in-text-citations/ by Kat McNally, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xHS4dBvRtA by Charles Porter OR
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/20090701095636_747.pdf by Purdue Online Writing Lab