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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.

states

Age:

2nd-5th grade

Topic:

logic games, thinking games, states

Address:

State Puzzles

Review:

There are a lot of state quizzes out there (click and scroll down to Social Studies) for students, but Quiz Factors’ States of America has a few things no others do.

  • It provides clear directions, oriented toward the challenge behind quizzes
  • It’s ad-minimal
  • I’s elegant. It makes you want to play!

These are fun puzzles to embed into class blogs, websites, wikis. What a great way to share homework with students–click the link, play the game.

Being a WordPress.com blog, I can’t embed anything with frames. You can click here to see it embedded into my WP.ORG side. Looks good!

Or click here, grab the code for yourself and embed away.

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor of a K-8 technology curriculumK-8 keyboard curriculumK-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum, and creator of technology training books for how to integrate technology in education. She is webmaster for six blogs, CSG Master Teacher, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing TeachersCisco guest blogger, a columnist for Examiner.com, featured blogger for Technology in EducationIMS tech expert, and a monthly contributor to TeachHUB. Currently, she’s editing a techno-thriller that should be out to publishers next summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.

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