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Language Arts

When you are creating lessons or projects for your students, you can use some of the following tools to help them understand concepts that are difficult for them.

Babel helps you learn new languages and phrases online at your own pace.
Beanbag enables students and parents to find tutors without a middleman.
Gramlee lets you check for grammar, punctuation, spelling on any website emailed to you.
myhappyplanet is an online community for people who are passionate about learning languages.  Practice speaking with a native speaker. Learn more about other cultures.
readthewords - a free text to speech. Choose from 15 voices, and post on your project or turn into a podcast.
WordSift - create a tag cloud from any text. You can mark, drag and drop vocabulary words for discussion. Visualize the words and find images and videos.
GeoGame Geocube is an attractive online resource about Geography. Geocube is based on the principle of the Rubik Cube with six faces and 54 topics. It is a virtual and easily accessible website which is available online for free. Move the Geocube around with your mouse and explore the faces and topics.Geocube provides an accessible way to read, see and watch what Geography is and geographers do.

Writing Fun by Jenny Eather uses text organizers to assist students with the writing process.

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