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Camille Bourguignon

My name is Camille Bourguignon, and I am an ESL teacher for elementary school students.

Leading Sites for Elementary Educators » Elementary Education Degree. Today’s elementary school kids grew up in the digital age, and they love computer-based activities and learn from them easily.

Leading Sites for Elementary Educators » Elementary Education Degree

Learning and sharing online isn’t just for students though. There are hundreds of fantastic sites online to help elementary educators do their jobs as well. From educational videos to interactive games and even e-book publishers, classroom management advice, and teachable moments from teachers who blog, a driven elementary educator can find just about anything he or she needs among these 151 leading sites. The sites here aren’t listed in ranking order, as they all have different strengths and will meet different readers’ needs. They’re categorized for convenience, and every one of them is packed with great content. Many sites on elementary education do a good job of pulling together info from every class subject or just sharing advice on how teachers can work with the education system to provide the best learning experience to their youngsters. Virtual Field Trips—LDS Homeschooling in California—and everywhere!

These links feature wonderful sites that explore places in the world that you may never be able to visit in person.

Virtual Field Trips—LDS Homeschooling in California—and everywhere!

Even if you have been able to visit some of the places in person, you will still enjoy re-living the experience and sharing it with your families through the text, photos, videos and live web cameras on these websites. It is my hope that parents and children will sit down together to explore the world through these virtual field trips, whether or not they homeschool. A few of the field trips were hard to categorize. Rather than start a new category, I added them where I thought they fit best. Virtual Field Trips - Blackwell's Best. First Grade - First Grade. McGraw-Hill Wonders First Grade Resources and Printouts. McGraw-Hill Wonders First Grade Resources and Printouts. Anchor Charts. Here are some other Pinterest ideas that I have made into small anchor charts.

Anchor Charts

I don't know about you, but my classroom is limited on space to display all the charts that I would like to. I made this alphabet because I'm tired of the one in my classroom that takes up so much space. I hope this will be a better fit and give me room to display my sound cards as well. I got this idea from Pinterest a couple weeks ago. I give 1 student a copy each day instead of their regular morning work. Wanted. Anchor Charts. Most Common High Frequency Words. Myths and Legends from E2BN. Myths and Legends from E2BN. Preschool Printables : File Folder. Preschool Printables : File Folder. Animoto - Make & Share Beautiful Videos Online. Themes. Tech for Teachers.

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation. The leaders of a school or school district play a big role in setting the culture and work environment for teachers.

How Leadership Can Make or Break Classroom Innovation

And when it comes to trying new things, the attitude of principals and superintendents can sometimes make or break a teacher’s willingness and ability to weave new ideas and methods into the teaching practice. In most schools, strong, effective leaders can make all the difference. In addition to setting the tone for nimble and progressive teaching that’s geared towards what students need most, school leaders can also find ways to integrate technology in smart ways that work on the same goals.

And they can help to remove roadblocks when necessary. “A key leadership role is to try to build a shared vision for blended learning,” said Eric Williams, Superintendent York County School Division in Virginia. Williams also tries to model blended learning for his staff, to help them get acclimated to an idea that didn’t exist throughout most of their careers. Related. Countries.

Science Resources.

Teacher Resources for Science

General Science Resources. Other Science Stuff. Techy Stuff. Grammar. Movies and famous people lesson plans. Page Design Peter Snashall Copyright 1999 ESL Lessons for Teaching Movies/Theatre <span><a target="_blank" href="/search.html">Search</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/PreIntermediateLessonPlans.html">Past, Present,Future</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/describingplaces.html">Lifestyles/cities/houses</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/futuretenselessonplans.html">Plans/Predictions</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/complaintsandrequestslessonplans.html">Complaints/Requests</a> | <a target="_blank" href="/interculturalcommunication.html">Intercultural Comm.

Movies and famous people lesson plans

Differentiation & Technology. Game-based blended learning & classroom response system.

Digital Storytelling with the iPad

Digital Story-Telling. Educational Songs & Children's Music from Songs for Teaching® Creation tools. ESL Classroom Fun Teaching Tools - Game Count Down timers. Free ESL/EFL Online & Classroom Games ESL Games World is the ultimate English learning fun lab with lots of interactive exercises for teachers and students of English.

ESL Classroom Fun Teaching Tools - Game Count Down timers

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Reading Comprehension

News. ISTE - International Society for Technology in Education - Home. "Anyone, anyone" teacher from Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Curriculum Guides. Featured Curriculum: Understanding News Media The goal of Understanding News Media is to help young people think critically and act responsibly as they navigate communication media.

Curriculum Guides

The features and graphic organizers were created for middle school students but with modification could be used by younger or older students. Courtesy of the New York News Publishers Association NIE Program. New York Times NIE Curriculum Guides These New York Times curriculum resources are made to be used with any daily issue of The Times. Teachers of English Language Learners - home. Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Library. Kids.Gov Teachers Resources.

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Teachers for Global Awareness. Details By Sharon Hill, The Windsor Star The cheery yellow background of the quilt block belies the jarring image of a man running away from his wife and children.

Teachers for Global Awareness

The woman walks leaning on a tall stick, and in Uganda where disability can be seen as a curse, she is one to be abandoned. But she is not forsaken by Windsor’s Dane Macri. He gathered the stories of northern Ugandans facing disabilities and discrimination quilt block by quilt block in 2012. “It’s just trying to give a voice to those who have a voice but their voice isn’t being heard,” Macri said this week. People with disabilities in developing countries are the most marginalized, he said. Educational Resources. Google Drive. How to find a theme. Teaching voice. Learning outcomes Goal Students will develop effective voice by using sensory detail in their writing. Objective Students will analyze model sentences from literature to find sensory detail. Students will emulate model sentences to begin shaping their own voices. Teacher planning. Videos and Audios. WatchKnowLearn - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students. WIDA.

TransACT Communications, Inc. ABC alphabet and Phonemic Awareness Practice for Kindergarten, ESL (EFL), Preschool & Special Education. 10 Free Reading Tests for Students in Grades 5 Through 9. Introduction As noted above, I am offering 10 free reading tests on this page. All of them are short--students can complete them in about 15 minutes or so. I have found that shorter tests bring certain advantages. Once everyone is finished, papers can be exchanged, checked, and returned for instant feedback. This allows time for students to ask questions about items they missed or to find out why their own answers were incorrect. A second advantage is that all of these tests can be copied one per page--a savings in copier paper. Please note, however, that a few of them DO have a second page. In the very near future, I will be adding several reading tests that are longer--students will need the majority of a standard class period to complete them.

Word Clouds for Kids! ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit each month, playing over 1 billion games last year.

Apple, The New York Times, USA Today, Parents Magazine and Scholastic, to name just a few, have featured ABCya’s popular educational games. ABCya’s award-winning Preschool computer games and apps are conceived and realized under the direction of a certified technology education teacher, and have been trusted by parents and teachers for ten years. Our educational games are easy to use and classroom friendly, with a focus on the alphabet, numbers, shapes, storybooks, art, music, holidays and much more!

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Common Core & NC Essential Standards

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