Wordnik has the look and feel of a traditional dictionary with a twist. Along with the definition of a word, students see images related to the word, hear related sounds, and even see tweets with the target word highlighted.
Providing a “virtual internship” experience at a fictional television news station, Toolwire’s Writing Games challenge high school students to review, practice, and demonstrate writing skills in authentic workplace scenarios.
Some schools, makerspaces, and fabrication labs have introduced a freeonlineblock-based program called BlocksCAD, which isspecifically designed to help elementary-aged children create 3D printable objects while learning math and programming.
Get the Math mixes video and web interactivity to help middle school and high school students develop algebraic thinking skills for solving real-world problems. The multimedia mathematics challenges are presented in the context of the “real world” scenarios of fashion design, videogame design, music production, restaurant management, professional basketball, and movie special-effects production.
The Global Oneness Project offers freemulticultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school classrooms. From a Yup’ik man in Alaska teaching his grandson to fish, to Mongolian nomads struggling to preserve their way of life, these valuable stories situate day-to-day events within a larger, historical context.