•  General Educational  

     
     
    C-MAPP
    Start here! WCPSS houses curriculum here - and many pages feature links to digital content.
     
    A safe online community that connects students and teachers from over 200 countries and territories. Site offers projects for collaboration and instant language translation.
     
    Pre-made worksheets to accompany video viewings. Has a lot of content for Discovery Ed videos.
     
    Lots of content in many subject areas - all for free!
     
    Combining art with data - lots of infographics about a variety of topics.
     
    Select items from lists to generate “students will...” statements.
     
    Spreeder
    Helps students improve reading speed and comprehension.
     
    Lots of digital resources for educators, including printables, literacy strategies, and more.
     
    Fun from their collection - enables you to virtually view lots of things!
     
    Connects students and teachers with professionals who work in STEM careers.
     
    Timelines that put historical events into perspective.

    Common Core Explorer
    Search for content aligned with CC standards using this free service.
     
    Over 16 million resources, including lesson plans and videos.

    ck12.org
    “Online text books.” Features a variety of lessons and content, focused mainly on Math and Science.

    EdShelf
    An AMAZING collection of useful educational tools, content, and apps. Features reviews and a breakdown of which platform (web? iPad?) the tool can be used on.
     
    Curiosity and imagination lead to learning. Great for lesson / conversation starters.
     
    Invite a book author to speak to your class through video conferencing software such as Skype or Google Hangouts.
     
    Invite a guest speaker or take a virtual field trip using Skype or Google Hangouts.
     
    Each question in an OpenEd assessment has an instructional resource attached to it that is hand-picked to target that exact learning objective. Students take quizzes, then play videos/games to address knowledge gaps whenever they miss a question! 
     

     Arts

     
    Thousands of works of art by students from across the world.
     
    Paint or alter photos to match the style of some of the great world artists.
     

     Social Studies

     
    Students can explore the world around them with the resources on this site.
     
     
    Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
     
    A vast library of historical maps that have been recently digitized.
     
    Compare maps side-by-side, using a variety of data and historical overlays.
     
    Google Cultural Institute
    Explore stories and cultures from around the world through a variety of media, including 360 VR content.
     
    Geography game! Get a 360 view of an area from Google and try to guess where that location is on a map.

     

     Science

     
    Interactive simulations of science concepts.
     

    Sponge Labs

    A global science community with all sorts of teaching tools.
     
    Lots of science resources, including an iPad app that shows the science history of our planet.
     

     Language Arts

     
    6th Grade EL Resources
    A compilation by WCPSS educators of useful resources for the new 6th grade Language Arts curriculum.
     
    Get students writing with these great writing lesson ideas.
     
    Tons of links to great resources.
     
    More links to great resources.
     
    Short animations that define words.
     
    Help your students improve their grammar and writing skills. Create assignments and quizzes without doing any grading. Target Common Core skills using your students’ interest. Provide students with unlimited help whenever they need it. Track growth using color-coded heat maps.
     
     

     Math

     
    Matching Math Tasks to Digital Tools
    Handout that's a collection of links
     
    Lots of Math resources, aligned with CC.
     
    Interactive Math tools and content.
     

     CTE, FACs, & Technology

     
    Students can learn all about coding with this computer/technology resource site.
     
     
     

     Physical Education / Health

     
    You don't have to be athletic to get healthy - this site helps you with it!
     
    Free health related resources.
     
     

     Professional Development

     
    WCPSS Office of Professional Learning
    Learn about what's going on in our district with PD. This is an INTRANET link, only available from campus computers.
     
    Developed to help teachers reach out globally. Suggestions about projects that stretch across the globe.
     
    A wealth of resources, from Common Core to PD videos. You might also be able to catch them on PBS TV - check your local listings.
     
    Instructional Technology advice and support from WCPSS Instructional Technology.