Definitions of Resources

  • This page is designed to provide definitions for the integrative learning links that I have provided for you the educator or learner on the homepage.  

    Just click on each icon and you will be transferred to that webpage.  

    The top, left hand links are created by Symbaloo and can be changed at any time.  If you would like a website to be included, email me and I will accommodate your request.  

    Lets start on top, in the middle:

    Photos for Class:  Download appropriate photos for projects.  Ability to cite the photos on a bibliographic document

    Bulldog:  Main site for the Morrisville School District 

    SAS:  Standards Aligned System.  Gather state standards for classroom instruction.

    W:  Mr. Greenwood's Wordpress Blog:  The Starving Librarian 

    BCIU:  Main Site for the Bucks County Intermediate Unit

    Participate Learning:  Browse resources and collections, by grade, category, and common core.

    BOTTOM MIDDLE:

    Bucks County Library System:  The consortium of libraries in Bucks County

    OWL:  Citation guide provided by Purdue University

    6 ABC:  The webpage of Channel 6 Action News WPVI

    Morrisville Free Library:  Webpage of the Morrisville Boro Library

    Courier Times:  Webpage of the local newspaper, Bucks County Courier Times


    RIGHT HAND SIDE:  

    Goodreads:  An online reading community.  Ability to read and post reviews.  We have an account at Morrisville set up, so ask Mr. Greenwood for the access.

    Tinkercad:  A website that is dedicated to engineering, an easy 3D auto cad design program

    DK Find It Out:  A subject-driven website that serves as a free databases to all material from curricula.  Videos, fun facts, and quiz options included

    Common Sense Media:  Lessons and information geared towards digital citizenship and online bullying.  

    Story Map:  A vehicle to address the skills on story mapping, and literacy elements

    Teach Your Monster to Read:  For the younger learners...mini games to assist in the development of early reading skill sets.  

    Make Beliefs Comix:  Create a three window comic strip using thought balloons, characters and settings

    Site of the Week/Great Websites (smiley face):  Websites to use for instruction...subject tabs

    Safari Montage:  Video on demand for the classroom.  (Provided by the BCIU, follow the instructions for access)

    Prezi:  Highly effective production tool for projects.  This is like Power Point but energized.  The user has the ability to zoom in and out of slides.  Free tool.

    Tumblebooks:  Provided by the Allentown Public Library.  Interactive story time

    Power Library:  Provided by the Commonwealth of PA.  A wide collection of databases that are topical in nature, as well as interfaces that support grade level research.  Must have a public library card to access.

    Voki:  A design website that allows the user to choose an avatar from an extensive database.  The user will be able to attach a voice recognition to the avatar, along with accessories and clothing.  Great for projects!  

    Wordle:  Create a word-based collage.  Must have JavaScript enabled.  Chrome does not support Java. Use Firefox or Internet Explorer

    Easelly:  A synthesis tool where the user can create a bulletin board

    EBSCOhost:  Provided by the BCIU.  Ask for access.  Professional development collection database plus other research oriented platforms for students

    Storify:  Use social media to craft new learning by attributing stories into new learning pieces


    LEFT HAND SIDE:

    Weebly:  Create a free website

    V (Vocabulary):  Craft vocabulary lists

    Phet:  Interactive simulations, derived from science related subject matter

    Quizizz:  Create quizzes for the classroom

    Bookopolis:  Build a community of readers.  Explore new books.  Create a bookshelf.  Share with others.

    Human Anatomy:  Learn about the body with 3D designs

    Time:  Time For Kids magazine

    Canva:  Create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations, etc.

    EIE (Engineeering is Elementary):  A website that teaches elementary aged students about engineering

    HSTRY (History):  Craft history timelines.  Interactive.

    National Geographic:  National Geographic for Kids magazine