Monthly Archives: August 2011
The Children’s University of Manchester is an amazing website. They have a wealth of topics, from Body and Medicines to The Earth and Beyond. From the Words section of the site, the Adjective Detective game helps students learn all about adjectives: what an adjective is, how it is used in a sentence, and how … Read more
The Historical Scene Investigation Project (HSI) was designed for social studies teachers who need a strong pedagogical mechanism for bringing primary sources into their classroom. With the advent and accessibility of the internet, many libraries, universities and government agencies are housing their historical documents online.
How it works: Each “open case” comes with teacher notes … Read more
BoomWriter allows you and your students to be real authors! You can write your own chapters, vote on other students’ chapters, and you can even get published!
How it works:
The teacher selects an existing story or begins writing Chapter 1 of a new story. The rest is up to the class. Your students begin … Read more
Edith Hamilton, born August 12, 1867 was most famous for her vivid expressions of Greek mythology and literature. She has been recognized as the “Greatest Woman Classicist” gaining instant success with her first publication, The Greek Way, published in 1930. In addition, Mythology, published in 1942 has remained the premier introductory text … Read more
Sometimes we want to transfer text to the SMART Notebook page but Notebook seems not to accept the text in its original form. Either the sentence order gets chopped up or the font is changed from the original. The answer to that problem is, אין הכי נמי – you’re exactly right, it’s a problem. Notebook … Read more
Speakaboos is a great site to use on the SMART Board with your early elementary students. Just visit speakaboos.com/free and sign up for access to their free resources. On the free site you have access to different stories, songs, games, and printables. They have a paid membership that will give you access to the full … Read more
Once I showed a rebbe how to “drag ‘n’ drop” text from an online (HTML) Gemara onto the SMART Notebook page and he excitedly told me that I had just saved him hours of time preparing and teaching lessons.
This procedure is in fact very easy and there are a variety of ways to accomplish … Read more
Due to high demand, we’ve added eight new dates to our list of Summer courses at our Long Island location:
August 12 – SMART Board Basics, 8:30 – 11:30 AM
August 12 – The 20 Coolest Things (that you can do with a SMART Board), 12:30 – 3:30 PM
August 17 – SMART Board Basics, … Read more
Many Jewish educators want to be able to type in Hebrew characters but may not have a Hebrew keyboard installed. If you have Windows Vista, 2003 or 2007, it almost couldn’t be any easier to install a Hebrew keyboard. If you have Windows XP, it’s very similar and also pretty easy, but you might need … Read more