Monthly Archives: April 2011
Pirates of the Preamble is a great website to use on the SMART Board. On this website, you are asked different multiple-choice questions dealing with the Constitution, Civil Rights, and other topics. If you answer correctly, you “collect” pieces of the Preamble to the U.S. Constitution. If you get more than four questions wrong, you … Read more
Have you seen the 1966 classic, Fantastic Voyage? That’s the movie in which a team of scientists travels in a microscopic submarine into the body of a living human being to save his life. Do you know of any tools that will allow our students to experience their own “Fantastic Voyage” without being attacked by … Read more
England’s National Grid for Learning has created an outstanding online activity to help develop descriptive writing skills. This one resource, offers a complete and comprehensive ELA lesson. Throughout the activity, there are links to Word Documents/handouts. Student tasks include; thinking about using vocabulary effectively, using their senses to create effect, planning their writing visually, and structuring their writing effectively. Launch the activity.… Read more
At the Interactive House, you can explore all the areas of a house and garden to figure out ways to save water. This is a great website to use on the SMART Board with your students to engage them in facts about Earth Day! When you are exploring this website, you can click on … Read more
On April 22 we celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day! If you are looking for a new and exciting way to teach about Earth Day you can try using Dr. Seuss’ book The Lorax.
The Lorax introduces students to the concept of conservation and recycling. If you are looking for activities and ways … Read more
For Christians around the world Easter is a Springtime holiday marking the resurrection of Jesus. Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 24, 2011. Below are a variety of resources that we hope you’ll find useful and fun.
AppleseedAnalytics.com is an easy to use source for itemized state assessment questions in ELA and Math. With the ELA and Math tests coming in early May, Appleseed Analytics is an incredible resource for teachers looking to Test prep from their SMART Boards. Choose a subject, a grade (3-8), and a Performance Indicator, and Appleseed Analytics … Read more
Summer is the perfect time to gain new skills and to brush up on your technology know-how. With Teq Summer Courses, you’ll have the opportunity to do both, while creating meaningful, interactive lessons for the upcoming school year. In addition, our Instructional Technologists will help you link your lessons to state curriculum standards and … Read more