Step One (for Vocabulary Instruction) Resources:

The Persuasive Image/Provocative Ad
http://www.corbis.com/
Pictures will have a watermark on them
http://www.public-domain-image.com/
Copyright free public domain images
http://pics4learning.com/
Copyright free photos
http://gimp-savvy.com/PHOTO-ARCHIVE/
Photos from NASA, NOAA, FWS (see copyright info)


The Provocative Article, Poem, Text
http://www.poems.com/
Archived for one year from publication
http://www.bartleby.com/subjects/
Anthologies of poems by E Dickenson, DH Lawrence, Louis Untermeyer, and more


The Database
http://www.census.gov/
Census information (Excel format)
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html
Fact finder census information
http://www4.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-win/wwcgi.dll?wwEvent~Storms
Storm information
http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/index.html
QuickFacts by state


Political Cartoons
http://cagle.msnbc.com/teacher/
http://www.classbrain.com/artfree/publish/cat_index_15.shtml

The Dramatic Media
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
American Memory – Am. History
http://www.picturehistory.com/
Read the licensing agreement
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/photogallery/index.shtml
NYS history
http://gimp-savvy.com/PHOTO-ARCHIVE/
27,000 free photos
http://mciunix.mciu.k12.pa.us/~spjvweb/cfimages.html
A hotlist of public domain
http://www.thinker.org/
60,000 works of art at San Francisco Fine Arts museum
http://www.si.edu/
The Smithosian
http://www.public-domain-image.com/
Free, public domain images
http://www.pics4learning.com/
Copyright free photographs
http://www.freefoto.com/

http://www.ibiblio.org/louvre/
Paintings from Paris, supported with text
http://www.nga.gov/
National Gallery of Art
http://www.archives.nysed.gov/a/photogallery/index.shtml
NY Archives photo gallery

Misc.
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/pages/listdocumentpa.html
A hotlist of many primary sources (mostly historical)
http://www.mov.vic.gov.au/ed-online/
Museum Victoria – click on “photograph album” on the lower left or other resources
http://www.kn.att.com/wired/fil/index.html
Filamentality is a site where teachers share web resources; is searchable
http://www.artchive.com/
Searchable database with artists and paintings.
http://powermediaplus.com/
Powermedia Plus is the new streaming video site that will be replacing United Streaming.
http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/by-grade.shtml
Searchable grade level and subject area content.
http://wnylegacy.org/
A digital library of historical treasures in Buffalo and the surrounding areas. Photos, Monographs, History, Maps, etc.
http://www.kidsclick.org/
Great site for students to search on different topics relating to Science, Health, Literature, History, etc.
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide
Kathy Schrock's guide for educator's. This site gives awesome lists of educational websites for teachers and students.
http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/
Large selection of photo galleries by category (eg: history, landscapes, under water etc.)
http://www.thinkfinitysearch.org
Searcy by keyword, subject, grade, and resource type (media).
www.incompetech.com
Great site for copyright free music. You can put these on your websites. Thanks Kevin!
www.freeplaymusic.com
Another great site for copyright music, search by genre or feel. You should not put these songs on your website!!!
www.archive.org
Way Back Machine, host podcasts, videos, and search for content. Check it out!!!
www.teachertube.com
Just like YouTube but for educational use in your classroom.
www.schooltube.com
Search out videos, pictures, and even contests. Thanks Carm!!
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/default.aspx
Tons of free clip art. Remember to use MS Clip Art with MS Products...

Further reading by Jamie McKenzie: www.questioning.org (search the site for "slam dunk")
or www.fno.org (lots of articles about technology integration)