ROOT WORD FLASH CARDS WOOT WOOT!

http://quizlet.com/549069/root-words-flash-cards/

Mad Mad Mad LIBS

http://www.itsamadlibsworld.com/index.php?edition=14

Read books online with tumblebooks.  Each book has the text and audiobook to follow along!  I LOVE TUMBLEBOOKS!

http://www.tumblebooks.com/tumblereadable/home.asp

Here is a site to help you with more grammar practice. Flex those brain muscles!

http://www.roadtogrammar.com/

Here are some free books available online

http://pagebypagebooks.com/title.html

Merriam Webster Visual Dictionary

http://visual.merriam-webster.com/

Learn new words and feed hungry people in need!

http://www.freerice.com/

Animoto allows you to make videos quickly and easily from images, sound files, music, and video clips.  

http://animoto.com/

udacity is a free, easy-to-use audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. You can use Audacity to record live audio; create podcasts; edit MP3, or WAV sound files; cut, copy, splice or mix sounds together; or change the speed or pitch of a recording.

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Cover It Live is a synchrous online microblogging tool. You can use this for real-time exchange of ideas among multiple users on multiple computers. Conduct polls and see results in real-time.  

http://www.coveritlive.com/

No Photoshop®? No problem! The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a free, open-source alternative to pricey software. GIMP is suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction.

http://www.gimp.org/

Part poster, part web site, part video, and all creativity, Glogster is a kind of interactive collage. Video, images, and music can be uploaded and customized. Glogster has many cool features. You can create your own posters, promote your Glogs on the Internet or browse the Glogs you like. You do not need to register to create a Glog, but doing so allows you to use some of the features of the site.

http://www.glogster.com/

Don’t just grab a screenshot…add a highlight, underline, annotation or narration to your screen captures. Leave your movie on Jing’s server or move it to your own. Even upload to Facebook with a single click. Great for posting “how-to” information on visual screen tasks-like showing someone how to log in to a site or how to use iTunes, for example.

http://www.jingproject.com/

NetTrekker delivers student-friendly search results screened by educators to ensure that search results are relevant, accurate, and appropriate. The user interface has elementary, middle, and high school versions. Users can use the “Read Aloud” feature to hear words, sentences, or entire paragraphs. Results of searches can be saved for future use.

http://www.nettrekker.com/us/overview

Post your ideas in a new crazy way!

http://www.wordle.net/

A totally new way to do graphic organizers!

http://www.xmind.net/

Forget everything you know about powerpoint, and make a prezi.

http://www.prezi.com/

another creative way to present

http://www.voicethread.com/

This is a framework for digital storytelling

http://www.inms.umn.edu/elements/index.php

Instead of google, use this to search for pictures

http://search.creativecommons.org/

A national teen magazine, book series and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, phots and forums!

http://www.teenink.com/

Written by teen women for teen women

http://www.teenvoices.com/