A collection of presentation tools, websites, and videos from both the Har-Bur and Lewis Mills Learning Center.
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While you don't necessarily want your head in the clouds, it's a great place to store your digital content. A single free account provides up to 4GB of storage for your documents, photos, and videos. Cloud storage lets you access your content on any computer/tablet where DropBox is installed. A free app is also available via iTunes & Google Play.
Cut down on your need for flash drives by creating documents, spread sheets, and slide presentations in Google Drive. It's free, although a gmail address is required.
While it looks like Facebook, chances are pages are filled with more intelligent and insightful comments, or at least we hope! This free source provides a social network to students in an educational context. This is an easy way to continue a class discussion outside of class by posting questions, images, videos, or attach documents for students to view and comment on any time.
This is a great alternative for students who do not have PowerPoint at home. It is a feature of Google Drive with many of the same features of PowerPoint and Keynote. A gmail address is required for use.
Visually engaging and an interesting alternative to the traditional, linear slide show presentations.
Please be sure to meet with Vanessa Hinman before using this tool. Region 10 Schools have a subscription, so you are able to create a class account for free. This program goes beyond PowerPoint, allowing students to create and present interactive slide shows. Features include uploading photos and video, recording a narration to accompany each slide, and the ability for students and teachers to post comments and questions on others presentations. Take a look at some examples.
BrainPop Free Stuff
Access a variety of free videos and activities.
Design a cell phone or assist in a knee replacement surgery are just some of the options students can chose from on this site offering free science and math games and activities
Sign up for a free account to access Khan Academy's online videos and courses.
Search a free portion of the national NBC News video archive. Each video connects to the Common Core standards and some offer accompanying lessons and discussion questions.
Stream full length movies and documentaries for free.
Teacher Training Videos
Curious about flipping your classroom or learning how to use Prezi? View video tutorials to familiarize yourself with new technology for your classroom.
It's YouTube for teachers by teachers! Search videos and lesson plans by subject and grade level.
Teaching Channel: Inspirational Teaching Videos
Offers professionally produced videos of teachers sharing their lessons and best practices for a wide variety of topics and grade levels.
Watch Know Learn
Thousands of free educational videos to use in your classroom.
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An online newspaper created especially for students. Articles from a variety of topics around the world are featured in an English and Spanish version. This is a free site, although a teacher login is required.
Newspapers From Around the World
This site provides links to major newspapers from eight different countries, including Canada, France, and Spain.