Posts Tagged With: tech projects

Where Would You Like to Go Today?

Are you here for a lesson plan… Tech tips… Humor? Click the category on the sidebar and you’re there.

I notice lots of readers are clicking on the pictures, hoping it’s a link to a category. I have to confess: I was unable to get the pictures to act as links. I don’t think WordPress can do that. I spent quite a while trying. I can do it if I put each picture in separately (rather than as a two-column album), but it’s difficult to maneuver. Until I solve that you’ll have to visit the Categories section on the sidebar. You’ll get a group of projects on that topic, mixed ages:

Anyone know how to make the pictures in a picture gallery act as links? Hmmm….

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Categories: Excel, fifth grade, first grade, fourth grade, free tech resources, Google Earth, homeschool, humor, internet, K-5 Tech training, Keyboarding, kidpix, Kindergarten, lesson plans, middle school technology, MS Excel, Photoshop, Publisher, Slideshows, third grade, Web 2.0, Word Processing | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

#52: Indigenous Cultures Magazine in Publisher

Create a magazine on any topic you’re covering in class using text, pictures, diagrams, charts. Add a cover and a table of contents. Continue reading

Categories: fifth grade, fourth grade, free tech resources, History, homeschool, lesson plans, middle school technology, Publisher, Tech | Tags: , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

#49: California Missions Project–in Publisher

Millions of third and fourth graders study California missions. Here’s a great project that brings it to life with some writing, lots of pictures and a dash of creativity that will excite every student.

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Categories: fourth grade, free tech resources, History, homeschool, lesson plans, Publisher, teacher resources, Tech, third grade | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment

#101: Don’t Print Homework–Email it!

By third grade, students can email their homework to you rather than turn in all those pesky hard copies. No more lost work, no more dog-ate-their-homework, no more blaming their mom. They can use their own account or a parents. Once they learn how, it is automatic–and they love doing it this way. Continue reading

Categories: email, fifth grade, fourth grade, free tech resources, homeschool, lesson plans, middle school technology, teacher resources, third grade | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments

Announcing: The Technology Lab Toolkit

also available on Amazon.com in hardcover


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Categories: digital books, K-5 Tech training, middle school technology, teacher resources, Tech | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment

Warning: Computers can be Addicting

Map from Google Earth; flag from KidPix

Map from Google Earth; flag from KidPix

Here’s a great project using the popular Google Earth and KidPix. It’s geared for K-2, but older’s OK too, especially during summer. It uses Google Earth and KidPix and takes about thirty minutes: Continue reading

Categories: first grade, Google Earth, homeschool, kidpix, Kindergarten, second grade | Tags: , , , | Leave a comment

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