Dictionary.Com - free online dictionary that allows students to practice vocabulary using virtual flashcards. Teachers can track student mastery on vocabulary and grammar concepts.

English Language Arts Common Core Standards - Official site for the ELA common core standards

ELA Appendix A - Common Core Standards resources: research supporting the standards

ELA Appendix B - Common Core Standards resources: text exemplars and samples of tasks

ELA Appendix C - Common Core Standards resources: samples of student writing

ELA Common Core Curriculum Map - Created through a grant funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Very comprehensive resource.

Google Docs Create and share your work online and access your documents from anywhere. Manage documents, spreadsheets, presentations, surveys, and more

Google Lit Trips This site is an experiment in teaching great literature in a very different way. Using Google Earth, students discover where in the world the greatest road trip stories of all time took place

Ietherpad EtherPad is the only web-based word processor that allows people to work together in real time. When multiple people edit the same document simultaneously, any changes are instantly reflected on everyone's screen. The result is a new and productive way to collaborate on text documents, useful for meeting notes, drafting sessions, education, team programming, and more.

Read Write Think - reading, writing, and thinking strategies

Story Bird students can create stories for online publication

Theater Books Cambridge School Shakespeare offers an active approach to teaching the plays, enabling students to inhabit Shakespeare’s imaginative world in accessible and creative ways. Treating each play as a script to be acted, explored and enjoyed in the classroom, they are essential additions to every school library.

Thesarus.com - free online thesaurus. For a small fee, upgrade to visualthesaurus.com, and utilize semantic mapping tools.

Type With Me - use this online tool to collaborate and co-edit papers.

Vocab Ahead- Vocabulary learning tools for all levels, including SAT prep

Voice Thread - use this tool to provide oral feedback to student work

Wall Wisher is an online notice board maker. Discussing a new idea? Taking notes? Giving feedback? Voicing opinion? See how othereducators are using Wallwisher

Wordle a tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends. See how othereducators are using Wordle

Writing Fix - use this tool for prompts and writing help for teachers and students

Zoo Burst- Use this tool to have students create 3-D pop-up story books