Below is a list of ELA tools. If you have any questions, please contact me.
- NoRedInk Grammar practice used to mean endless workbooks that offered little in the way of help and even less in the way of engagement. Because of this, grammar work was usually relegated to bell ringers or other “filler” time slots in the educational day. is seeking to change that. Through engaging online tutorials and interactive tasks, students actually start liking grammar. Or, at least, don’t despise it as much. There are also tracking reports on the back end so teachers stay informed.
- Free Library: Over 4 million free periodicals and books.
- Wordle: Free, cool looking word clouds
- Little Bird Tales - A wonderful free site for digital storytelling that allows kids to record and narrate their story.
- Bembo’s Zoo – An exciting way to learn the alphabet
- Tagxedo – Turns groups of words into artistic, engaging word clouds
- StoryBird – Quickly create a collaborative story
- Cube Creator is a virtual alternative to that project. It also has options for mystery writing and story element study. Then you can just print them out and hang them around the classroom. They really make a better graphic organizer than a worksheet.
- Wordia – Games and activities for vocabulary fun
- VisuWords – An online graphical dictionary
- Conjugation – A fast and fun conjugation engine
- Museum Box – Build an argument or description by filling a virtual museum box with resources
- Acapela – Set text to audio with fun characters and backgrounds
- Bubbl – Create virtual brainstorms and mind maps