Students can access a wide variety of reliable information through the paid subscriptions provided by GHS.
Led by Alan November and based in Marblehead, MA, November Learning equips teachers and administrators to motivate students to own their learning and make global connections by using effective technology and implementing rigorous assignments.
A great reference site for students that helps to produce proper citations and Bibliographic entries. Use the link "Noodletools Express" near the bottom of the Noodle Tools Homepage to start creating source citations.
Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. The result: visually captivating presentations that lead your audience down a path of discovery.
The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use.
Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit community website that uses definitions, timelines, maps, illustrations, and articles to present ancient history in a very accessible way. The aim of this site is to promote ancient history, and to make it freely accessible for everybody. The website is built by the ancient history community, and every item is reviewed for quality.
John Green teaches you the history of the world in 40 episodes of Crash Course. A good youtube site that allows students to review key ideas in World History prior (or after) to closer examination in class.
The Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site's resources are available to anyone. It doesn't matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy's materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.
Smarthistory.org is a free, not-for-profit, multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional art history textbook. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker began smARThistory in 2005 by creating a blog featuring free audio guides in the form of podcasts for use in The Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Soon after, we embedded the audio files in online survey courses.
Turnitin provides originality checking, online grading and peer review to prevent plagiarism and engage students in the writing process. Turnitin encourages best practices for using and citing other people's written material and offers instructors ways to save time and improve their feedback on the writing process. The service offers a complete web‐based service to manage the process of submitting and tracking papers electronically, providing better – and faster – feedback to students.
The RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) is an enlightenment organization committed to finding innovative practical solutions to today’s social challenges. Through it's ideas, research and 27,000-strong Fellowship it seeks to understand and enhance human capability so we can close the gap between today’s reality and people’s hopes for a better world.
ClassDojo is a classroom tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily. It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators. Better learning behaviors, smoother lessons and hassle-free data - and its free!
iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials.
Coursere is a social entrepreneurship company that partners with the top universities in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for FREE. They envision a future where the top universities are educating not only thousands of students, but millions. Their technology enables the best professors to teach tens or hundreds of thousands of students.
The History in an Hour series is a bestselling series of e-books and apps that summarise key areas of world history in digest form, with each title taking no more than sixty minutes to read. On this site you will find information about all the titles along with extracts and interviews with some of the authors. This is history for busy people – concise, authoritative, well-researched and entertainingly written for a quick and informative read.
The mission of the Community Idea Stations is to use the power of media to educate, entertain and inspire while delivering high-quality training and resources to the educators, students and families of Central Virginia. Stemming from this mission, Classroom Clips was created to assist parents and teachers in finding on-demand media to support their students’ instructional needs.
YouTube EDU brings learners and educators together in a global video classroom. On YouTube EDU, you have access to a broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches and everything in between. Come here for quick lessons from top teachers around the world, course lectures from top-tier universities, or inspiring videos to spark your imagination.
Created with the goal to provide a free online school, CosmoLearning (CL) is an educational website committed to improve the quality of homeschooling, teaching andstudent excellence, helping educators and self-learners alike anywhere in the world. Designed to work as a free homeschool and organized according to traditional curriculum standards, CosmoLearning provides video lectures, courses, documentaries, books, quizzes, lecture notes and much more.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along with two annual conferences -- the TED Conference in Long Beach and Palm Springs each spring, and the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh UK each summer -- TED includes the award-winning TEDTalks video site, the Open Translation Project and TED Conversations, the inspiring TED Fellows and TEDx programs, and the annual TED Prize.
At Big Think, they believe that success in the future is about knowing the ideas that allow you to manage and master this universe of information. Therefore, they aim to help you move above and beyond random information, toward real knowledge, offering big ideas from fields outside your own that you can apply toward the questions and challenges in your own life.
Freerice is a non-profit website that is owned by and supports the United Nations World Food Program. Freerice has two goals: Provide education to everyone for free. Help end world hunger by providing rice to hungry people for free.
The Zimmer Twins is a site devoted to kids and creative storytelling. Since 2005, the Zimmer Twins has invited children to create and share their own animated stories. The Zimmer Twins is the brainchild of Jason Krogh the founder/director of zinc Roe design. Jason set out to create an online tool that would let kids use their imagination and exercise their storytelling powers. Jason teamed up with creative director Aaron Leighton, who developed the characters and set out the visual style of the project.
A useful and basic instruction manual for how to make "Google" more of a useful tool for students. Helps in providing specific ways to simplify research.