Instructional Web Sites

PARCC Computer Based Samples

Greg Tang

A great math resource.

Scribble Maps

In addition, to being able to draw with Scribble Maps you can:
  • Add Custom Images / Overlays
  • Place Text
  • Place Markers
  • Create custom widgets
  • Export to Google My Maps.
  • Export to Google Earth.
  • Save as KML/GPX/JPG
  • Create 3D JPEGs and Widgets
  • Send Maps to Friends
  • Print


Wordle is an app for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.
Core Stand
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Find books on exile levels

Search for books by Lexile level and author


Classic stories (audio)


Search by Skill


Engaging activities  (Recommended at ISBE conf)

My Vocabulary

Vocabulary mastery, written and verbal Latin and Greek roots (Recommended at ISBE conf)


Vocabulary lists by grade level including game cards and links (Recommended at ISBE conf)

Achieve the Core

Constructing text dependent questions
Reading Rockets
Writing Fix

6 Traits of writing lessons using traits
National Writing Project

NWP- Writing Rubric Template

Moby  Max

Complete K-8 Math and ELA Curriculum