Bulldog Cyber Cafe

This page is created as a resource of available free websites that are accessible via district internet.  These links will change periodically. Additional sites can be found on the left listed by Content Area.

 
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 Favorite Freebies

Channel One News - breaking national news for teens, music, sports, etc.
Pdf to Word - Ever wanted to convert a .pdf document into a .doc?  This website allows you to upload most .pdf documents, converts them into .doc and will send them via email
PBS Kids - website hosted by the Public Broadcast Service which includes interactive games, online books such as Clifford, etc.
 RealPlayer - Video player that will play many media types and will also convert them
Thinkfinity - student interactives can be searched by resource types, grade levels and subjects
 Scholastic Interactive Whiteboard Activities - wonderful free resources that include Language Arts, Social Studies, Science & Math and Learning Games & Teaching Tools
 PocketMod - PocketMod is a small book with guides on each page. These guides or templates, combined with a unique folding style, enable a normal piece of paper to become the ultimate note card
 Gradecam -  Website which allows teachers is online software that allows teachers to scan grades directly into the gradebook that they are already using

Vocabulary

 Free Rice - vocabulary website which allows you to show vocabulary by content area.  The website will donate ten grains of rice to the World Food Programme for every answer correct.  The questions increase in difficulty.  Content areas include art, chemistry, english, geography, language learning and math. 
 Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary - free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english dictionary, Medical dictionary and much more
 Snappy Words - Visual online dictionary which creates an interactive visual.  It also draws connections to associated words
 Tagul - Creates tag clouds using words.  Registration is required but there is no cost associated
 Tagxedo (k-12)- Creates word clouds 
 Visuwords (K-12) Create graphic organizers for individual words
 Wordle - Generates word clouds from text.  The word clouds may not be copied but can be posted to a gallery

Presentation

 Animoto - upload photos and create an animated slideshow
 Prezi - Interactive presentations that zoom can be viewed online.  These presentations are a great tool to use instead of the usual slide show.  
Storybird (K-12) users write their own text and insert their own pictures to create a story
 Voicethread (K-12) presentations that allow for picture upload and voice recording