The Character Tree, which provides online video lessons on character development, is offering a free video lesson on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Khan Academy, a free website aimed at promoting self-paced instruction, houses thousands of academic videos that are baked into guided, adaptive instruction.
Digital Civics Toolkit is a free, teacher-facing website with lesson plans for exploring and fostering modern civic engagement and participation.
“By giving students the ability to create their own vehicles, test their skills, and refine their product, we provide hands-on learning opportunities that let students explore and discover,” said Shai Goitein, CEO and Founder of POWERUP Toys.
Even with the flashing lights of the fire apparatus showing in the video, we can visit the remains of the Cathedral of Notre Dame via this Digg video.
"District 99 chose IXL because it allows our teachers to provide grade-level practice, while also delivering individualized support for each student at their own level," said Mary Mycyck, Director of Mathematics at District 99.
Writing Exercises Children’s Section offers various prompt tools that can be used for creative writing exercises.
The Educreations iPad app makes it simple for students and teachers to create a multi-page presentation or lesson that can easily be shared with other students, teachers, or parents.
The folks at TED also have a platform for students and teachers. It’s called TED-Ed, and you’ll find lots of short videos, resources and discussion questions for your classroom.
The most important part of the shifting one's instruction to an inquiry learning cycle approach is challenge of "Calling Students to Adventure", engaging them by strategically sparking their curiosity.