Language Arts links.

GCF Learn Free

GCF Learn Free is a site put together by Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC.  It covers basic math and reading, along with technology and job skills.  It by no means covers everything, but it does contain over 250 videos and 750 lessons.  If you are looking for some games or videos to help reinforce some basic […]

Word Dynamo

Finally  – some help with vocabulary!  Word Dynamo offers thousands of lists of vocabulary words in English, Spanish and Latin at all grade levels.  For each list, you can do a match game, work a crossword, use flashcards or hear the word spoken and match it with its definition.  There are even lists to help […]


BrainRush is a great way to lean anything that requires some memorization, from the times tables to parts of speech to dates of the American Revolution.  Each game is set up to practice a skill until it is mastered, quickly and efficiently.  There are hundreds of games on all kinds of topics and if you […]


If you just can’t bring yourself to pay the money for the Discovery Education Streaming, or if you just want to try it for a few months, take a look at Cosmeo.  It is a pared-down version of Discover Streaming.  It still has 30,000 videos and 150,000 reference articles, along with pictures, math tutorials and […]

BBC Bitesize

BBC’s Bitesize site has a whole British plethora of learning material.  Here’s a little key to help you navigate: KS1 – ages 5-7 KS2 – ages 7-11 KS3 – ages 11-14 GCSE – ages 14-16 TGAU – only if you speak Welsh Standard Grade and Intermediate 2 – High School in Scotland Otherwise, just browse […]


LearnZillion is another site like that allows you to set up classes and assign curriculum, etc.  But, like, its hidden jewel is the online content it offers.   Sign up for free as a teacher and then you can decide if you want to use all the class management tools.  Or, you can […]

Read Write Think

Read Write Think has some of the best online interactive tools for writing that I have seen.  Story maps, graphic organizers, and poetry tools among many, many others.  They also have mobile apps, lesson plans, printouts, and an “on this day” in literary history.   Covers K-12 and totally free.


HippoCampus has been around for a while.  I’d heard about it many times, but it just came back onto my radar.  Wow.  I’m going to have to go back and put more stuff in my lesson plans for next year!  There’s a lot to see here: videos, simulations, interactive lessons.  They cover Math, Science, Social […]

SAS Curriculum Pathways

At the risk of overloading you with too much information, I give you SAS Curriculum Pathways.  SAS provides interactive resources in Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies and Spanish for Middle School and High School.  The resources range from interactive, virtual labs to investigations using primary source documentation to web research projects.  Many projects require […]


Do you have a tween/teen who is just obsessed with games and gadgets?  Have you ever thought “If I could just tap into that interest, and use it for education, my job would be soooooo much easier”?  I think this every day.  And now I have Educade.  I thought I was all the bomb when […]