Author Archives: Todd Cherner

Interactive Spelling Bee by Annenberg Learner

Free! Interactive Spelling Bee by Annenberg Learner provides users with practice spelling activities. To begin, users must load the website and then click their desired grade level at the bottom of the screen. Next, the website will ask for users to input their name, and then it will load the practice exercises. At this point, text along with blank spaces ...

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Padlet

Freemium! Padlet is a collaborative bulletin board that allows users to post and share a variety of content. To begin, users must register with the website, which will also provide them with an overview for using Padlet. After registering, users are brought to the dashboard where they can create their first Padlet by clicking the “+ Make A Padlet” button ...

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iBiome-Ocean

iBiome Ocean is an in-depth exploration into the oceans. After launching the app, Professor Bio provides an overview about oceans that includes information regarding the animals that live in oceans, what the oceans provide humans, and climate change’s impact on oceans. After the overview, users begin to explore the ocean’s different biomes – the Coral Reef, Tide Pool, Kelp Bed, ...

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Metric Conversions

Free! Metric Conversions is a multifunctional calculator that allows users to convert imperial units to metric units and vice versa. To begin, users must first load the website and then choose the conversion they wish to make. Potential conversions include Celsius to Fahrenheit, Kilometers to Miles, Pounds to Kilograms and several more. To make a conversion, users simply need to ...

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Zip Board

Freemium! Zip Board allows users to capture and annotate the web and zip files. To begin, users will need to register with the website. Next, they will be provided with a tutorial before creating their first project. To begin a project, users must click the “Create New Project” button on the left side of the screen. Next, they will be ...

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Vocabulary.co.il

Free! Vocabulary.co.il contains dozens of simple word games. To access the games, users will first need to load the website and then choose the type of game they wish to play from the menu on the left of the screen. The games for that category then load and users can choose the difficulty level of the game based on the ...

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Education.com

Freemium! Education.com provides users with a database of games for math, reading, and writing. With the menu on the left side of the screen, users can click the “Games” option and then sort the games by grade level and subject area. Education.com then reports the corresponding games and users can select the one they wish to play by clicking it. ...

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Bounce: A Web-Tool For Annotating the Web!

Free! Bounce is a web-based tool for annotating and making notes on websites and images. To begin, users must launch the Bounce website and either enter in the URL for a website or upload an image. Next, Bounce will load the website or image. Users can then create boxes over the elements of the website or image they wish to ...

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PBS Kids’ Phonemic Awareness Skill Games

Free! PBS Kids’ Phonemic Awareness Skill Games offers a variety of learning activities that target phonemic awareness. After loading the website, users are to select one of the five games. Each game focuses on an aspect of phonemic awareness, which includes letter sounds, letter isolation, and letter blends. After selecting a game, a brief introduction is provided that explains what ...

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CodeCombat

Freemium! CodeCombat is a game-based approach to teaching coding. To begin, teacher users must register with the website and create a class. Once created, teachers can click the “View Class” option and invite student users by sending them the class code or providing them with a link. Student users will then need to register with the website. Once they are ...

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