The Michigan eLibrary (MeL) eResources is a collection of quality online information selected and evaluated by librarians. eResources include a variety of topics related to health and wellness, business, government, controversial issues, current news, and more. Materials provided are created for a variety of reading and learning levels.
Goodreads is a website and app that allows users rate, review and keep track of the books that they have read. Readers can also use the site to find book recommendations and reviews, see all books in a series and discover all items written by their favorite author or lists of items in their favorite genre.
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and are provided as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Resources include: - Writing and Teaching Writing - Research - Grammar and Mechanics - Style Guides - ESL (English as a Second Language) - Job Search and Professional Writing
Khan Academy provides expert-created content and resources for numerous subjects and levels for free. Subjects include math, test prep, science & engineering, computing, arts & humanities, economics & finance, and college, careers, & more.
EDpuzzle provides free interactive video tools-to allow a teacher to show students a video clip while while having them answer questions embedded in the video. Provides ready-to-use video lessons to engage learners. Perfect for blended and flipped K-12 classrooms.
Wolfram Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers- not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.
PlayPosit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities.
Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st Century Learner.
The Best Apps for Teaching & Learning is a recognition honoring apps of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.