Archive for the 'Wellness' Category

Games for Change: Spent

Spent is an online game that helps students realize the struggles of living in the real world with minimal resources. The game provides a series of scenarios for which students have to make choices. The player starts out with $1,000 which is supposed to cover expenses for one month. The amount changes based on decisions […]

Read More... is an educational site appropriate for grades K-12,  produced by ETV in South Carolina.  It contains interactive sites, videos, images, audio files and more that are easily searchable by grade level and subject.  The site also offers Collections and resources for teachers.


TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing is the TED site created for education.  It contains an extensive library of short, engaging videos and lesson plans covering a wide array of topics.   Teachers can create their own lessons related to the videos using tools available on the site.


Smithsonian Learning Lab

Smithsonian Learning Lab is a portal for accessing the digitized resources available from the Smithsonian museums.  It contains over a million images, recordings and texts, which are all easily searchable.  In addition to their own primary source sets, the Smithsonian Learning Lab allows teachers to create their own collections of resources.  Teachers can also set […]


Amazon Inspire

Amazon Inspire is an online marketplace of free teaching resources for grades K-12.  These resources have been uploaded by educators as well as by Amazon’s education partner organizations (Newseum, EdLeader21, state education departments).  Anyone who has shopped on Amazon’s website will immediately be familiar with the user interface.  Teachers can search for resources by grade, […]


Chronicling America

Chronicling America is joint venture between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.  The Chronicling America website offers viewers access to over 10 million digitized newspapers printed between 1836 and 1922.  (Copyright laws prevent them from archiving more current newspapers.)  The Library of Congress created this helpful video with ideas for […]



Diffen is an interactive online tool that allows the user to compare two things.  Did you ever wonder what the difference is between jam and jelly?  Just type the two terms into the text boxes and you’ll get a whole page of information of both jam and jelly.  Many of the pages also include images […]


What the World Eats

What the World Eats is an interactive site created by National Geographic Education that graphically compares the diets of people around the world.  It contains pie charts that show either the number of calories or grams eaten in six food categories:  Sugar & Fat, Grains, Produce, Dairy & Eggs, Meat and Other.  It also contains […]


Organ Translate 2

Organ Translate 2 is an interactive game for learning the organs of the human body.  After learning the various organs, users can play the game of trying to place the organs in their correct location in a given amount of time.



BrainRush is a website that allows teachers to create interactive activities for their students.  Activities are created using built-in templates:  Cards Template, Buckets Template, Sequences Template, and Hotspots Template.  The Cards and Buckets games allow you to add images and audio.  Teachers can create classes and add their students to assign activities.  To get a […]