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Best for Teaching Vocabulary: Flocabulary www.flocabulary.com
Both rooted in research and aligned to state and national standards, Flocabulary presents a variety of lesson plans across content areas. What makes it so special? Each lesson is presented in rap form! Find videos, vocabulary games, reproducible and more.
Best for Online Classroom: Google Classroom www.classroom.google.com With a suite of a number of education tools, Google Classroom has revolutionized the way so many teachers manage their classrooms. It allows teachers to distribute, collect, and manage
Best for Video Clips: TeacherTube www.teachertube.com
TeacherTube is the best source for instructional videos in a safe environment. From enlivening math with teacher raps to sharing table manners videos with parents, TeacherTube has it all.
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This site not only offers an overview of the Common Core State Standards, but also provides a thoughtful framework for how the standards were determined and what we can reasonably expect students at given grade levels to achieve.
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Best Cultural Connections: OneWorld Classrooms www.oneworldclassrooms.org
OneWorld's mission is to increase cultural understanding between classrooms through the arts and technology. Programs for students include the K-12 Global Art Exchange and Classroom Conversations with the World. The website also has a blog and provides other educational resources.