November 2014

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Code.org

Code.org encourages all students from K-12 to learn computer science. The site is also an integral component in participating in the Hour of Code initiative that takes place every December.  Teachers can create an account and then register their students. It is recommended that students under the age of 13 receive parent or guardian consent.… Read more Code.org

Bing Images

Bing Images – search graphics and images to use in your projects, including those that are in the public domain. Search for an image by keyword, then use the drop down menus to further select images based on size, type, layout and also by license. Images in the public domain can be used and modified… Read more Bing Images

Citelighter

Citelighter is an engaging online platform designed to support students as they tackle the much-maligned research paper. Students simply sign up, download the Citelighter toolbar, create a project, and then move on to their preferred search engines. As students select articles from the Web, the toolbar follows them; when they’ve found a useful excerpt, students need only… Read more Citelighter

StudyStack

Studystack – Millions of students have used StudyStack to memorize information. StudyStack’s community of students and teachers has shared millions of flashcards. Studystack enables teachers to quickly enter data once and have a dozen different activities created for their students to memorize facts. It could be flash cards, matching, hangman, crosswords and many more. It… Read more StudyStack

Codecademy

Codecademy – provides an online interactive platform for taking coding classes. Students under 13 need parent permission. Approved for middle and high school use. Teachers register for a school account. From this page, click on the Pupil Dashboard section, sign up with CCPS email address and check the box agreeing to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy after reviewing… Read more Codecademy