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Kids Discover - Nonfiction Products for Children ages 6 to 14. A Grid on Our Earth - An Exploration on Map Grids, Layers of Learning. Maps, Then and Now The first maps made of our earth weren’t very accurate at all.

A Grid on Our Earth - An Exploration on Map Grids, Layers of Learning

They were mostly drawn from imagination. The European maps from these medieval times are called mappae mundi (meaning “cloth of the world”) and they really weren’t intended to be used for finding your way around at all. They were more like medieval encyclopedias that were used to illustrate stories, show directions, and tell about species of animals, other races of people, and plants from places near and far. Mapmakers of their day really couldn’t have made the accurate maps we use today because we rely on satellite imagery that wasn’t available all those years ago. Take a look at this mappa mundi. “MAPPA MUNDI in JEAN MANSEL La Fleur des Histoires. Our world maps today are incredibly accurate, except that we still have difficulty depicting a round earth on a flat piece of paper without skewing parts of it. Map Grids Use this printable map of the world and glue a 1/8″ wide piece of ribbon to the equator.

English Language Resources for English Teachers. My Oatmeal Kisses: Top Educational Websites for Kids. Technology is pretty amazing!

My Oatmeal Kisses: Top Educational Websites for Kids

There are lots of wonderful ways to help our child practice the skills they are learning in school. Often times with some of these great educational sites our children don't even know that they are learning at the same time! It's also a great way to motivate kids to do their homework, have them do their reading and math first and for a reward they can play an educational game...tricky! A friend of mine asked me for some recommendations on some other educational websites, so you know me, I went crazy and found a bunch. I spent many hours digging through cyberspace to find and test out the following educational game sites. Just bookmark this page, and every time you want to use a new site you can come here to find it quickly. 1.

This site has lots of great language arts games. 2. Hello! 3. Here's a wonderful site c/o one of my readers! 4. Well after I posted this list on Monday I found an phenomenal site on Wednesday! 5. Wo this is another great site. 6. 7. 8. E-learning for kids. Elementary Resources. CLIL Resources / Recursos AICLE.

English: Portals and Encyclopedias / Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Technology, etc / Natural Science, Biology, etc / Physical Education / Geography, History, Literature, Art, Philosophy, etc.

CLIL Resources / Recursos AICLE

Classroom language / lenguaje para el aula. Ancient Civilisations, History, Key Stage 2 - Interactive Whiteboard Resources. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for KidsFlash Recommended if you are looking for information on the Ancient Egyptians or Ancient Greeks.

Ancient Civilisations, History, Key Stage 2 - Interactive Whiteboard Resources

Iron Age CeltsFlash A site with animated cartoon-style games and stories aimed at 7 - 11 year olds. It is about the early Celts. The fact file includes photographs of Iron Age objects. Indus ValleyTablet friendly. Science: Life Processes and Living Things. Home. GCSE Bitesize: How did life start? Abcteach: Printable Worksheets for Teachers, Common Core, Smart Board. English Listening Comprehension - Museums & Art Galleries in the UK. ESOL Courses - Free English Lessons Online.

Science. Kids Discover. Interactive sites for education. Themes - Thematic units and activities for all content areas and seasons. Activity Search. ICTmagic. Britannica.com. Hwb. Interactive Learning Sites for Education - Home. Site Guide: How to use esl-lounge.com. Welcome!!

Site Guide: How to use esl-lounge.com

Esl-lounge gives free access to hundreds of ESL lesson plans and materials that can be used for communicative English lessons in the classroom. The emphasis on this site is on communication. The majority of resources are geared towards getting students talking. CLIL Resources / Recursos AICLE. Primary Resources - Free teaching resources, lesson plans, teaching ideas & worksheets for primary and elementary teachers. Free lesson ideas, plans, activities and resources for use in the primary classroom. CLIL Risorse. TUTTOPROF. Inglese: CLIL Risorse. Animal Life Cycles. © Contributed by Leanne Guenther Animals that Grow Up (Simple Life Cycle): Most animals including fish, mammals, reptiles and birds have very simple life cycles: they are born (either alive from their mother or hatched from eggs) they grow up These animals have three stages -- before birth, young and adult.

Animal Life Cycles

The young are typically similar to the parent, just smaller. KS2 Science. Finding out how you move and grow.

KS2 Science

Can you label the human skeleton? When you've finished move onto the animal skeletons. Do you know which groups living things belong to? GCSE Bitesize - Homepage. Fun Facts for Kids on Animals, Earth, History and more! All About Animals for Kids - AnimalsTime.com. Topmarks Education: teaching resources, interactive resources, worksheets, homework, exam and revision help. Annenberg Learner: About Us.

Advancing Excellent Teaching in American Schools Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools.

Annenberg Learner: About Us

This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. It is part of The Annenberg Foundation and advances the Foundation's goal of encouraging the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. Annenberg Learner's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Freerice.com. Kids' Games, Animals, Photos, Stories, and More. Children's Books from Usborne Publishing. BBC Bitesize - KS1 Geography - Africa Class Clips. Learning Objects. I learning objects (sinteticamente noti come LO dal relativo acronimo) costituiscono particolari tipi di risorse di apprendimento autoconsistenti, dotate di modularità, reperibilità e riusabilità, che ne consentono la possibilità di impiego in contesti diversi.

Learning Objects

Il L.O. si configura quale intersezione nodale di due percorsi di ricerca non paralleli: quello delle tecnologie per la didattica utilizzate ed utilizzabili nella didattica, con connotazione prevalentemente tecnologica, e le tecnologie didattiche che identificano invece un settore interdisciplinare di riflessione sui processi didattici. MrNussbaum.com. Sheppard Software: Fun free online learning games and activities for kids. Learning Games For Kids.

Play Games for Teens.