Symbaloo allows you to create a curated set of websites that you want your students to use. It works as a desktop - websites can be added or removed,so that students can go to pre-screened sites or sites that offer relevant and valid research.
Quiz operator allows you to develop an on-line quiz. Once created, students can download an app and answer using their devices. The program allows as many answers to your quiz as you want,and an unlimited number of questions. You can create a quiz and distribute it to a select group for answering. You can see each player's score and create an individual report for them. This could be used in conjunction with the iPad app Socrative.
Allows you (or your students) to create infographics posters using supplied templates (if required) and graphic designs. Pictures and graphics can also be uploaded, meaning you are not limited to what is provided. Simple to use, once you get the hang of it.
"Think of it like a multimedia friendly, free-form, real-time wiki." By starting a wall, you can have students post anything on it - for example"Use the word of the day in a sentence". Students can post their sentences and you can comment on them.
From the Piclit website: "A “PicLit” is a combination of words placed on an image to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture. It can be a caption, a sentence, a story, a paragraph, a poem, a rap, a quotation, lyrics from a song, and more." The site was originally designed to inspire would be writers, but could be used for creative inspiration in any field.
Goodreads allows you to set up a private book club for your class. Only your students can join, so that privacy is maintained. Students can list and tag the books that they have read according to individual tags or class tyags can be developed.
Requires Google Earth to function. Presents the geography for a number of novels, so that there is some visualization to go with the story. Since individuals can post their own "trip", there are varying degrees of professionalism
This website starts with the image and asks students to write the story that goes with the image. Images are already on the site and students cannot upload images. Students can use on their own or they can invite a collaborator or two to join them. Stories can stay private or can be published for everyone to see. It can also be copied and sent out without being published.
This site has a commercial focus, but has provided an educational site. The idea is to post a picture and link videos, website links and anything else that might help students create a "knowledge piece".
Science NetLinks "is a project of the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs of the American Association for the Advancement of Science." This website presents science lessons linked to grade level, as well as science e and facts. Note that lesson plans are linked to American standards.
The NSTA is "dedicated to improving science instruction and increasing public awareness of science education." This is an American based organization that requires a paid membership to appreciate the full value of the website. However, you can register to receive emails that provide knowledge links and lesson plans. The website provides book titles and reviews, as well as other classroom resources that will add value to the teaching of science.
Part of Youth Canada's Science program, Smarter Science is a framework for teaching and learning science in grades 1–12 and for developing the skills of inquiry, creativity, and innovation in a meaningful and engaging manner. The program was developed and tested in Ontario. The website offers links, resources and engagement opportunities with other science teachers.