Educational Websites to Utilize in the Classroom for Grades 4-12

At a recent principal’s meeting, the Web 2.0 presenter showcased some fabulous online resources that any 21st century educator could utilize to enhance classroom instruction.

This site includes multimedia components and visual displays for presentations.  *Very user-friendly.

Present information to students integrating a multimedia format.

Identify real-life connections between words and their use.  *This is a great tool…words with videos!

This is a site where students can retell stories to demonstrate an understanding of concepts.

This is an A-M-A-Z-I-N-G site for teachers to utilize really grades 2 on up.  Students can create animated cartoon strips by utilizing a combination of drawing, dictating and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events. This site also has a homework component…great vocabulary builder and speaks to the visual learner.

Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings or events in a story or drama. *neat site

Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

Great virtual dissects to utilize in class with students.

Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.

Add drawings to displays and stories.

This is just a few of the many resources available online.  I will post some more here next week as Unlock the Teacher continues to find ways to share the good!

We would love to share some of your sites, so please email us or send them in via a comment. 🙂


May we continue to seek knowledge in all things,


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