Important Websites

Use this page to access all of the frequently used websites in Mr. Alexander's class. 

General Websites 

Create interactive presentations, workshops, and meetings

A simple way to make digital books online – on Chromebooks, PCs, iPads or tablets. Create. Read. Publish.

Free gamified quizzes for every subject to play in class and at home. 

Grammarly is an online grammar checking, spell checking, and plagiarism detection platform.

Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that supercharges reading engagement and learning in every subject.

With its simple interface, Naraview offers you the opportunity to create a learning journey.

Baamboozle is a game-based learning platform that brings engagement and fun to millions of players every year at school, at work, and at home.

Edulastic is a platform for personalized formative assessment for K-12 students, teachers and school districts.

Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons.

Create snazzy designs in seconds with flexible, cloud-based tool.

Hemingway App makes your writing bold and clear.

Parlay puts your students and their unique perspectives at the heart of learning, and gives you the data that you need to help them grow.

Adobe Spark is the perfect free educational tool to bring creativity into the classroom. Students can easily create reports, presentations, posters, and more.

StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

The collaborative and cloud-based lesson delivery software for interactive whiteboards and interactive displays.

The world’s most popular and easy to use comic and storyboard creator.

Quizlet is a mobile and web-based study application that allows students to study information via learning tools and games.

EdPuzzle is the perfect tool for allowing students to watch and engage with videos while the teacher gathers data throughout the lesson.

Gimkit is a game show for the classroom that requires knowledge, collaboration, and strategy to win.

Teach and assess listening using the award-winning Listenwise program. Collections for English. social studies, science, and current events.

It turns learning words, terms, and definitions into a game that’s not only fun and intuitive, but also completely customizable by teachers.

Flipgrid is where social and emotional learning happens! 

Padlet is an application to create an online bulletin board that you can use to display information for any topic.

A new tool for teaching geography. A fun and engaging tool to teach students about geography, culture and critical thinking!

Portfolios make it easy to give students choices. Empower reflection on learning over time and help students create something they’re proud to share with others

Save, organize and share content from across the web

PenPal Schools is a website that allows classrooms and students around the world to work together on collaborative projects that connect to every school subject.

Google Classroom is a free web service, developed by Google for schools, that aims to simplify creating, distributing, and grading assignments in a paperless way.

Blooket is an exciting new take on the modern classroom review game. It aims to match action with education to create the ultimate learning experience!

Teachers create a formative assessment, students respond using their devices, and the teacher sees individual student responses in real time.

Kids Discover is an award-winning educational publisher of high-interest, nonfiction products for kids.

Create a customized pack of interactive and printable activities in just one minute.

ELA

CommonLit delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12.

Students read and analyze a wide range of texts in genres including poetry, novels, plays, biographies, nonfiction narratives, speeches, and films. 

An online literacy platform that helps students overcome the barriers to reading for depth.

Quill provides free writing and grammar activities for middle and high school students.

NoRedInk is an online web-based language-learning platform designed to help students in grades 4-12 improve their writing skills and ACT/SAT scores. 

The leading digital library for kids offering unlimited access to 35000 of the best children’s books of all time.

A Simple word game. 

Math

GeoGebra is an interactive geometry, algebra, statistics and calculus application, intended for learning and teaching mathematics and science from primary school to university level.

Discover Mathigon, the Textbook of the Future. Learning mathematics has never been so interactive, personalised and fun!

The engaging, curriculum-aligned math platform loved by over 50 million students, teachers and admins. No cost, ever.

In a recent study, students were over twice as likely to meet grade-level standards with Khan Academy. Districts across the country are partnering with us to ensure all their students succeed.

At Desmos, we’re on a mission to help every student learn math and love learning math. We accomplish this goal by building dependable products and meaningful partnerships.

High-quality educational resources for teachers and students. Excellent math tasks, videos, lesson plans, and problem-based curriculum modules.

Science

INTERACTIVE SIMULATIONS
FOR SCIENCE AND MATH.

Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12.

NOVA Labs is a free digital platform that engages teens and lifelong learners in games and interactives that foster authentic scientific exploration.

Students build, share, receive pro feedback with awesome engineering site.

Middle school students get to design and test solutions to actual safety problems.

Superb multimedia tools and lesson plans help kids explore biology through real-world examples.

Interactive STEM activities. Bring out the inner scientist in all your students with our scientifically accurate models and activities.

History

iCivics works to ensure every student in America receives a quality and engaging civic education and graduates from high school well prepared and enthusiastic for citizenship.

The WDL makes it possible to discover, study, and enjoy cultural treasures and significant historical documents on one site, in a variety of ways. 

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation’s record keeper. 

Big History Project is a free, online social studies course that emphasizes skill development as students draw mind-blowing connections between past, present and future.

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