Guest post / high school / middle school technology

Weekend Website: Hunger Games

I’d like to welcome Michelle Mano as my guest blogger today. As a former classroom teacher who understands the importance of creasting a community of 21st century learners, Michelle is a strong advocate of technology in the classroom She has a great lesson plan and activities to share with you-all today, based on The Hunger … Continue reading

Kindergarten / Reading / websites

Weekend Website #119: 4 Great Website to Teach Letters

Helping munchkins learn their letters is one of the most frustrating–and rewarding–tasks in Kindergarten. Te ability to decode words leads to the vastness of the universe available through reading. If you’ve every met someone who can’t read, you know first hand the pain and embarrassment that dogs them every day in a world where literacy … Continue reading

free tech resources / social networks / teacher resources

Weekend Website #117: Co-Teaching Wikis

Last chance to join the co-teaching wikis. By the end of this month, they will be private, unviewable without a membership. Drop over and check them out: K-3 grades 4th grade 5th grade With Teaching Wikis (K-5 only), you follow along as a tech professional teaches each lesson in the SL K-5 curriculum textbooks.  Presented … Continue reading

classroom management / free tech resources

34 Categories–Over 500 Links–of K-8 Links for Your Classes

I’ve spent a good chunk of time this summer updating my link collections so they are easier to wander through and reflect more topics you’re interested in. Here are 34 categories. K-MS are also subdivided by topics with age-appropriate links. The themed categories mix all ages together. I’m not sure which is better. It’s awfully … Continue reading

first grade / free tech resources / Subjects / websites

169 Kindergarten Websites That Tie into Classroom Inquiry

These are my 120 favorite kindergarten websites. I sprinkle them in throughout the year, adding several each week to the class internet start page, deleting others. I make sure I have 3-4 each week that integrate with classroom inquiry, 3-4 that deal with technology skills and a few that simply excite students about tech. Here’s … Continue reading

first grade / Kindergarten / Parent resources / second grade / third grade / Uncategorized / websites

Weekend Website #133: Embeddable Puzzles

It’s the time of year when children are looking for entertainment and parents want something fun to keep their cerebral fires burning. Entertainment-cerebra–that’s not an oxymoron. Check this website on States, and then check out the other topics available on Quiz Factor. Continue reading

Reading / websites

42 Great Story Websites You’ll Love

Check out our latest addition of great websites–Stories. There are 45 websites for grades K-5, everything from audio to international to write your own. Enjoy! Aesop Fables—no ads Aesop Fairy Tales Aesop’s Fables Childhood Stories Classic Fairy Tales Comic Creator Edutainment games and stories Fables and Fairy Tales Fables–Aesop, beautiful Fables–Aesop, nicely done Fairy tales … Continue reading

websites

10 Easter Sites For Your Students

Many Christians celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The Easter date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the March equinox. This year, it’s March 31st. Here are some websites your students will love: Easter color-me (for Kindergarten/first grade) Easter Color Me to print or import to drawing program Easter games Easter games II Easter … Continue reading

K-5 Tech training / Reading

Read Across America Day

Many people in the United States, particularly students, parents and teachers, join forces on Read Across America Day, annually held on March 2. This nationwide observance coincides with the birthday of Dr Seuss. Here are some great reading websites for students K-5: Aesop Fables—no ads Aesop’s Fables Audio stories Childhood Stories Classic Fairy Tales Comic … Continue reading

Kindergarten / Reading / websites

Weekend Website #119: 5 Great Website to Teach Letters

Helping munchkins learn their letters is one of the most frustrating–and rewarding–tasks in Kindergarten. Te ability to decode words leads to the vastness of the universe available through reading. If you’ve every met someone who can’t read, you know first hand the pain and embarrassment that dogs them every day in a world where literacy … Continue reading

free tech resources / websites

20 Valentine Sites For Your Students

Here are some fun Valentine sites to fill those few minutes betwixt and between lessons, projects, bathroom breaks, lunch, and everything else: Valentine Sudoku Valentine mouse skills Line up the hearts Dress up the heart Valentine unscramble Valentine typing Valentine puppy jigsaw Valentine drag-and-drop Valentine match Valentine tic-tac-toe Valentine projects from Winter Wonderland Write in … Continue reading

Uncategorized

New Year’s Gift: 113 Digital Citizenship Links

That’s right. We’ve updated the Digital Citizenship Link page, in preparation for the release of K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Enjoy! Follow me Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-6 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of technology training books for how to integrate technology … Continue reading