Excel / fifth grade / fourth grade / free tech resources / lesson plans / MS Excel / teacher resources / Tech Tips / third grade

Tech Tip #57: How to Create a Chart Really Fast

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. Enjoy! Q: What’s the easiest way to introduce 3rd graders to Excel charts? A: Before making … Continue reading

third grade / websites / writing

Weekend Website #94: 9 Websites to Teach Writing

Here’s a quick list of websites I use to teach 3rd graders how to write: Adventure Island Character Trading Cards Context Clues Game Context Clues Millionaire Friendly Letter Maker Identify the Main Idea Main Idea Battleship Using a table of contents Words in Context This isn’t robust enough. Please add a comment with websites you’ve … Continue reading

Geography / third grade / websites

Weekend Website #93: 24 Third Grade Websites on Landforms

Every year, third graders in my school study landforms. Here’s a pithy list of websites I’ve collected to complement this study. About Rivers Deserts Earth alerts Explore the Colorado Extreme Organisms on Earth Geography Games Geography Quiz Game Geography Reading Problems Google Earth—free download site GeoNet Game Labeling Maps Landform Detectives—cool gam Landforms make a … Continue reading