Tag Archives: Web Resources
Is stress over your SMART Board getting you down?
It’s true; sometimes even the most reliable technologies can have a hiccup here and there, and sometimes these small hiccups can result in lost instructional time.
Trying to enhance your students’ research and creative thinking skills? While there may be no such thing as a stupid question, when it comes to finding the right answer, not all questions are created equal either. A Google a Day may be just the tool you are looking for to teach your students how to … Read more
Make video games a learning activity. Sumdog has a wide selection of free numeration games and teacher tools that will keep your students engaged in math.
Sumdog’s math games cover over 100 numeracy topics, which span 10 levels of difficulty. Your students can challenge each other or you can divide your class into teams so … Read more
Have you ever noticed how your students know the words to every song, but you can’t seem to get them to recall the causes of World War I? Well there’s a way to combine music with history, and it is available by Fresh Prep! This site makes learning fun and interactive! It also provides … Read more
DropBox is a great tool for saving your files in a place that will allow you to retrieve them from any computer or mobile device (check out our webinar on organizing your computer). Sharing files with your students is as easy as giving them a link to a file in your public DropBox folder. But, … Read more
PhET provides free, fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena. This site offers a plethora of simulations of common topics that deal with the physical world. PhET enables students to make connections between real-life phenomena and the underlying science, deepening their understanding and appreciation of the world around them.
To help students visually comprehend concepts, … Read more
Calling all Art teachers! Looking for a place to display student’s artwork, or a forum to share your student’s artwork with families and school communities throughout the world? Artsonia.com is precisely this place. One of the best parts of being an Art teacher is the ability to share the work that your students have created. … Read more
September 6 is Read a Book Day and September 8 is International Literacy Day.
Book Adventure is a free site that “encourage(s) students in grades K-8 to read more often, for longer periods of time, with greater understanding.” On the site, teachers can create a class and monitor their students reading progress.
In the “Teachers … Read more
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
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