HOUR OF CODE
Google Chome Apps
- Padlet- Collaborative bulletin board
- Weebly (Blogs)- Website creation and blogs (drag and drop format)
- Animoto- Animated slideshow with images and audio
- Kahn Academy- Videos of math lessons
- Screencastify- Screencastify is a simple video screen capture software (aka. screencast recorder) for Chrome.
- WeVideo- WeVideo makes video editing easy for everyone and accessible from anywhere.
- XtraMath- Math Fact Fluency Practice
- Front Row- Math and Literacy Practice
- MangaHigh- Common Core Math Practice
- JMath Page- Math Fact Fluency
- Fact Practice- Self correcting fact families
- Quick Flash Fact Practice
- Math Playground - Multiplication Fact Practice
- Infuse Learning- Teacher created assessments with immediate feedback
- Audioboo- Record your own voice
- Vocaroo- The premier voice recording service
- Socrative- Real-time questioning
- Ten Marks- helps you reinforce math skills and drives success for every student.
- Book Flix- Listen to stories online
- Time Toast- Creating Timelines
- Haiku Deck- Simple, visually strong presentation tool
- Thinglink- Add information, video, links and audio onto a digital image
- Popplet- Mind Mapping/ Thought Bubble Generator
- Character Scrapbook- Analyze the characters in any book.
- Prezi- Creating presentations
- PowToons- Create animated videos and presentations
- Smore- Flyers
- WeVideo- cloud-based collaborative video creation platform.
- Animoto- short, video maker
- Stupeflix- the easiest way to turn photos, videos, music and texts into beautiful videos that tell meaningful stories.
- *Book Recommendations*
- Mr. Shu Reads- Exploring Children's Literature through Book Trailers
- Book Release Calendar
- Anderson's Mock Newbery Candidates-
- I Love Libraries
Resources and More
Ankeny Community Schools District Website
- Heartland AEA Online Resources
- kidrex.org- A safe search for kids, by kids.
- kiddle.co- Visual search engine for kids, powered by editors and Google Custom Search
- Safe Search Kids-The Google Search Engine where the Safe Search is always on.
- Google Junior- Our mission is to simply provide a safe Google search for the innocent minds of future generations!
- Kids InfoBits
- CultureGram- Get a kids eye view of daily life in countries around the world.
- NewsELA- Current event articles leveled by Lexile.
- Time for Kids Online- Current event articles
- Wonderopolis- I wonder why... articles about interesting topics
- DOGO News- Current events
Pictures and Sound
- Pixabay- free online images
- Creative Commons- a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools
- Soundzabound- royalty free music library which meets all the licensing and technology requirements needed for education.