By the IRC Educational Media Committee
Take a moment to review some of the Literacy Links provided by the IRC Educational Media Committee to help Illinois educators in today's classrooms. These links and past links will be available on the IRC Website under "Literacy Links" on the homepage.
Tes Teach is a great way to create web-based interactive multimedia lessons, projects and presentations with this tool that is similar to Pinterest. Explore already created lessons and assessments to make learning more interactive for students.
Scrumblr is a web-based interactive whiteboard tool that allows for real-time collaboration. Sharing the link with students allows everyone to have access simultaneously to edit digital index cards for quick formative assessments, KWL charts, and many other instructional strategies.
Web 2.0 Resources
PicLits is a creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire students. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture.