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Top Ten Websites of 2012

Every week, I post a website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share with you which sites readers thought were the most helpful in their efforts to weave tech into the classroom experience. Between these ten, … Continue reading

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7 Great Labor Day Websites

You’re bbq-ing. Friends are over. Life is good. Summer is ending, but that’s tomorrow. Not today. Today is about fun. What do you do with the child who got sunburned so badly s/he can’t stay outside? Or those last fifteen minutes when the kids are hungry, tired, and completely disconnected with everything that they’ve been … Continue reading

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Top Ten Websites of 2011

Every week, I post a website that my classes found useful, instructive, helpful in integrating technology into classroom lesson plans. Some, you agreed with me about; others not so much. Here, I’ll share with you which sites readers thought were the most helpful in their efforts to weave tech into the classroom experience. Between these … Continue reading

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5 Great Labor Day Websites

I have never had so many kids interested in writing sentences, paragraphs, words than with this program. Why? Once they type their stuff in, the selected dog or cat says it–in a wide variety of crazy voices. This went viral in my classroom! Continue reading

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Weekend Website #76: 46 Math Websites for Tech Integrated Classrooms

Here’s a long list of math websites geared to fourth and fifth grade. I put them on my class internet start page and let kids pick during sponge time–those five-ten minutes between ending a project and starting a new one. A Plus Math Adding Decimals Alien Addition Angles Arithmattack Build a bug math game Count … Continue reading

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Weekend Website #53: 41 Websites for Teachers to Integrate Tech into Your Classroom

This list has a little bit of everything, and will kick-start your effort to put technology into your lesson plans: 10 Tech Alternatives to Book Reports Analyze, read, write literature Animations, assessments, charts, more Biomes/Habitats—for teachers Create a magazine cover Create free activities and diagrams in a Flash! Continue reading