Google Lit Trips allows students to tour the places where the characters they read about are living. This website has over 35 pre-created trips that teachers and students can download and run through Google Earth. The lit trips are easy to navigate and organized by grade level. The website also gives step by step instructions on how teachers can create their own lit trips, tips for using Google Earth and ideas for integrating Google Lit trips into your current curriculum.
YouTube's 100 Best Teacher Videos: History These videos can give your students a better insight into historical events. Learn History: This YouTube channel provides loads of videos on historical events related to crime and punishment and the American west, history, science, language arts, how-to's, etc.
This is a great site for using Smart Boards in the classroom. It contains links to other sites, resources and interactive activities to engage learners using the Smart Board. For my favorite colleagues!