Reading Resources for Parents and Teachers

Your next best book

Finished an awesome book and confused what to read next ? Try these links to find your next favorite book !

Online Story Books

Audio Books 

Bring the library to your Home

Parents , want to start a home library ? Here’s a list of books that you could start with :

Sources for copyright free content :

Images/Videos:

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Music:

Youtube channels:

Resources for teachers:

 1)Gooru

Target audience: Grades: K-12

Gooru is a free, educational sScreen Shot 2016-02-02 at 9.52.12 AMearch engine for online resources and lesson plans in science, math, social studies and language arts. Teachers and students can search for and curate collections of multimedia resources, digital textbooks, videos, handouts, games, and quizzes.

3) Knowmia

Target audience:Grades: 4th-12th

Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 11.04.11 AMKnowmia is a web location that features short video lessons from teachers around the globe. The lessons cover a wide range of topics, having trouble teaching a difficult subject or concept Knowmia is here to help.

2)Sutori

Target audience: Grades: 3-12

 Sutori, formerly known as HSTRY is a multimedia timeline creation tool that will work on your laptop, Chromebook, iPad or tablet. Students can interact and comment on peer timelines. Use a variety of media to highlight important biographical, historical, or literary events in chronological order. Add in video, images, audio, and text to the events these engaging timeline.

4) Code

Target audience: Grades K-1

Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 11.08.53 AMCode is  a non-profit educational foundation whose goal is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn how to code. The first step in learning to code is to participate in the “Hour of Code,” where K-12 students and their teachers learn that coding can be fun. Code.org provides an integrated computer science curriculum as well as professional development opportunities for educators.

5)Vocabulary

 Target audience: Grades: 3-12

Screen Shot 2016-02-17 at 11.11.14 AMDon’t assume that Vocabulary.com is just another digital flashcard site. This innovative site uses an adaptive learning system to help users learn the most essential English words needed in academic and business environments. Users quickly begin building their vocabulary knowledge as the adaptive learning system questions, reviews, and leads users to word mastery.

6)Flipgrid

Target audience: PreK to12

Flipgrid is an online video discussion platform  that can be used in classrooms to encourage students to voice their opinions and to express their ideas. This easy to use application gets even the quieter students to open up and express their thoughts without the fear that often holds them back from expressing their views in front of an audience.

 

 

Teacher Resources Source: American Association of School Librarians

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