Author Archives: Lany Burnett
For those of you looking for great websites to use in the classroom with your SMART Boards while teaching Judaic studies, learning about Israel, studying the correct pronunciation of Hebrew words, or investigating Jewish customs and traditions we have put together a couple of sites for you and your class to try out!
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Assessment and evaluation have never been easier. Take a look at the Downloads section of our Educator Resource Center for NYS tests that have been converted to SMART Response! So far we have posted NYS Math tests from 2006 to 2009 for grades 3-8, and NYS ELA tests are in the process of being … Read more
There are a lot of SMART Board resources for elementary, middle, and high school students, but younger students love SMART Boards too! This blog post is for you, Pre-school and Kindergarten teachers! Check out some of the wonderful interactive websites that will be sure to get even your youngest students involved in interactive learning.
Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! We think the following site is a wonderful share for today!
So, If you are looking for a great site that offers a ton of free technology resources just for teachers (come on, you know you love free stuff) check out the appropriately named Free Technology for Teachers blog. Whether you … Read more
April 2, 2009 is the second annual World Autism Awareness Day — a day declared by a UN resolution with the goal of bringing the world’s attention to autism. Visit the website for the day’s agenda and take a virtual walk for autism with Nick Jr.’s Wubbzy at his Walk with Wubbzy site.
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The Second Annual World Autism Awareness Day is April 2, 2009.
Some statistics about autism from Autism Speaks:
- In the United States, autism affects 1 in 150 children
- Approximately 60 million people worldwide are affected by autism
- Boys are four times as likely than girls to have autism
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
At the Channel 13 Teaching and Learning Conference we conducted the workshop Fun with Foreign Languages: Language immersion with SMART products, during which we took an interactive journey investigating many lands and languages. Here are some of the highlights:
You didn’t think we would leave you hanging, did you? Below is a site that is chock-full off activities, games, and lesson plans. The site has sections for students in elementary school all the way up to college, special needs students, and best of all most of it is free! Oh, and the interactivity is … Read more
As promised here are SMART Board-friendly sites that are geared toward older students.
Middle and High School
For middle school and high school students, take a look at Learning, Earning & Investing. The interactive section has a create-a-word-search section that is great for introducing key vocabulary.
As a follow-up to the non-core subject resources to use with a SMART Board, we have put together a bunch of really cool sites for all of our business/marketing/accounting teachers out there. In fact, we all clearly need to know more about money, spending, saving, and investing so these sites will work well in just … Read more