I think I've shared this strategy in an earlier post, but Catlin Tucker does a good job of illustrating how to sort Google search results by reading level. This will be very helpful to students who struggle to comprehend the information they find while researching.
Love this idea! Did you know you can add picture-in-picture graphics in a video using iMovie? This is a great enhancement to student-created newscasts, book talks, etc.
Have you checked Modern Chalkboard recently for new K-5 SMART Notebook lessons?
If you're looking for fiction and nonfiction reading passages aligned to Common Core State Standards, you might want to check out ReadWorks. According to the Free Technology for Teachers blog, vocabulary lists have been added recently. And all of the ReadWorks resources are free!
Have students bring historical or fictional characters into the 21st century with fake Facebook profiles or fake text messages. Read more about these tools available at ClassTools.net.