SMART Express: Allows you to open Notebook files on computers without SMART Notebook loaded onto them. You would download the file, email it to the student using their school email account. Students would have to save the file to their computer, then open it using the website. If you have a class website, you could also post the file there. The students will still have to save the file to their computers.

SMART Exchange: Don't reinvent the wheel. Search for ready-to-go lessons here!


National Library of Virtual Manipulatives A Database of free math virtual (digital) manipulatives

MangaHigh- Mangahigh creates exceptionally high-quality, game-based learning resources to help Primary and Secondary students reinforce their Mathematics skills in a way that is both fun and engaging. In addition to all the great resources, the service includes assessment and analytical tools that enable teachers to monitor the progress of individual students.

This lesson submitted by M. Murphy on SMART Exchange.

Harvey'sHomePage Harvey is a very creative SMART Board expert! He's got great downloadable resources on his site!

ThinkingBlocks - let's you model your math problems!

ConnectSums - interactive game where students are given an amount and must decide what coins, digits, or dice to use to make that amount.

SumStacker - interactive game where students are given three amounts and must match those amounts with coins, digits, or dice while racing against the clock.

Shape Sorter - create engaging geometry lessons involving Venn Diagrams. Many implementation possibilities!

Illuminations - NCTM website

Think Math! (Harcourt) - videos and lessons to accompany textbook. You don't have to have the textbook to have access to these resources!

Let's Tessellate! - A fun application from PBS where kids can choose shapes then figure out how to make tessellations.

Exploring Geometry - Interactive learning tools to explore 2D shapes, angles, symmetry, tessellations, circles, etc.

National Center for Education Statistics Kid's Zone

Mr. P's Math Page - Math humor, interactive games, problem of the month, poems, videos, etc. Great resource!

Chartle - quickly and easily create interactive charts

Language Arts

Online Storytime - Presented by Barnes and Noble, each month and different book and author are featured. A video showing the book while the author reads it aloud are shown. Very cool! - The site provides teachers with an online reading comprehension and methodology program as well as online training services and professional development resources.

International Children's Digital Library - this website contains children's literature from all over the world. The site includes a page for teachers with ideas on how to incorporate the digital library into your lessons. AWESOME!!

**Starfall - games, calendars, and read aloud books for early readers.

MightyBook - great site for younger grades and ESL; contains a collection of read-along activities; the story illustrations are wonderful and the words are even highlighted as they are being read. The site also provides a number of other fun activities including a museum-themed activity that explores famous artists, a collection of interactive jigsaw puzzles, search games, and even a handful of jokes.

Little Bird Tales - Capture your child's voice and imagination with our creative story building tool and share them with friends and family.

Google Lit Trips See where the characters in your stories live and get tips on how to create your own Lit Trips using Google Earth. many different Flash games to help students organize thinking and help with reading strategies

HM Tech - wiki for Houghton Mifflin resources - vocabulary presentations for each story, practice activities, etc.

Houghton Mifflin vocabulary word lists

Vocabulary Games and Resources

**Spin and Spell - Interactive spelling game for primary age kids; great for ESL students!!

Magnetic Poetry - interactive poetry games where students can create poems using "refrigerator magnets". - If you search under "Student Activities" tons of resources show up and there are icons for activities/lessons that are IWB ready. Also check out their Flashlight Readers!

Free Rice - This site is a vocabulary builder as well as an opportunity to donate food to needy countries. For every correct answer you give, 10 grains of rice are donated!

AlphaBot - word game that reinforces spelling skills. It has 3 different skill levels to choose from.

BIGbot - Synonym and Antonym game

Graph Words - this site provides webs of related words; clicking on one word will lead you to a new web; great for collaborative writing!!


Stellarium - Stellarium is a free open source planetarium for your computer. It shows a realistic sky in 3D, just like what you see with the naked eye, binoculars or a telescope. It is being used in planetarium projectors. Just set your coordinates and go.

Up Close Science (Harcourt) - videos to accompany the science textbook. You don't need to have the textbook to have access to these videos!

OE-Cake - free software download; fluid simulator (physics); great tutorials on YouTube. Download for PC Download for Mac

Science NetLinks - internet resources for science

National Geographic for Kids - As awesome and information as the magazines are, the website is even better! Lots of videos, games, and resources!

Planet Earth - video clips from the very popular Planet Earth tv series

Science Buddies - Ideas for Science Fair projects for all ages and time constraints :)

Social Studies


Mrs. Hurley's ESL Website- Not only has Mrs. Hurley gathered an incredible library of ESL resources, but she's also created an amazing SMART Board resource page containing links to many terrific sites. Most of the resources are aimed at Kindergarten through 5th grade but Middle School teachers may find a gem or too as well and it's definitely worth taking a look. (from Teacher's Love SMART Boards)


Kerpoof - Kerpoof is a free website, owned and operated by the Walt Disney Co., that is all about “having fun, discovering things, and being creative.” ESchoolNews

ELearning for Kids This site is organized by subjects and courses. It is designed for students ages 4 to 12 years old. All courses are interactive with great sound and graphics.

JigSaw Sadoku You can edit the setting to make the Sadoku puzzles as easy or as challenging as your kids need. Research has shown that these types of puzzles help in keeping your brain cells healthy!!

Longwood Central School District - lots of premade SMART Board lessons

Children's University of Manchester - great interactive games for science, history, and word study!

National Gallery of Art for Kids - great interactive art activities!

Room 108 - tons of resources for primary grades in all content areas

Manchester Gate District Resources - lots of interactive learning resources and activities

Fuel the Brain - educational resources for mainly grades K-3; interactive games and learning activities

ABCTeach - lessons created for SMARTBoards

Interactive Piano

Poisson Rouge Art Gallery - different art tools and games

Brain Pop Jr. - although you can buy a subscription to get access to EVERYTHING, there are quite a few good FREE resources here including lesson plans, games, and instructional videos.

Crickweb -194 free to use educational interactive resources for Primary Schools, 30 free to use fun games for kids aged 4 - 11, 120 plus links to free interactive, image and software resources, 16 'Flipcharts' to download and use on your IWB (interactive whiteboard).