Tools and Resources

Tools and Resources  

Virtual Field Trips/Video Conferencing

ClipArt, Photos, and Videos
  • Pics 4 Learning
    Copyright free photos for educators to download, listed by topic
  • Teacher TV
    Educational programs
  • Vital New York
    Video in Teaching and Learning for New York State Educators: sign up for a free account to personalize your collection
  • Awesome Clipart for Educators
    Clipart, coloring pages, and worksheets for educators
  • Clipart ETC
    Over 58,000 clipart images for educators and teachers
  • Teaching ClipArt Library
    Around 3000 basic clipart images geared towards language learning.
  • Behold
    Search for images that are free to use, and or modify
  • KidsClick!
    Have your students search for digital media: photos, video, sound

Process (Teaching Style)
Collaboration Tools/Resources


    Search for educational technology tools to assist your students
  • Keep and Share
    Share files, Calendars and photos for free. The site also icludes a To-do List
  • Google Docs
    Create and share your Text documents, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Surveys, and more.
  • Print Friendly
    Make ANY webpage more accessible for printing

Text to Speech and Speech to Text
  • Natural Reader
    Free text to speech download for both mac & pc.
  • ReadPlease
    Free text to speech download for pc users.
  • Spoken Text
    Set up a free demo account to upload PDF or Word documents
  • Dragon Dictation
    Text to speech software for your handheld device

Web 2.0 Tools

Product (Assessment)
  • Poll Everywhere
    Sign-up for free: Create Polls and surveys for instant student response through computers or cell phones
  • Todays Meet
    Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sh
  • Prezi
    Power Point on steroids!
  • Prezi: Step-by-step Tutorial
    Tutorial on the basics of Prezi
  • 280 Slides
    Compose presenations online, without downloading software. Share, download to Power Point, or upload to the web.

Teacher Tools
  • Student Progress Monitoring
    National Center on Student Progress Monitoring
  • Engrade
    Manage your classroom and connect with students: create grade books, quizes, and more
  • Rubistar
    Create your own rubrics online to access from anywhere
  • Quizlet
    Greate study tool: Create, collaborate, and even sync to mobile divices
  • Classroom Architect
    Experiment with your room layout using these online diagrams
  • RTI 4 Success
    National Center on Response to Intervention: Great tools and resources

Model Schools Services and Events

Teacher Resources on Differentiation with Technology