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Group conversations around images, documents, and videos. What do you think about Windows Vista? by Nitesh. Elemtechideas - home. Pyp literacy. KS1 Bitesize Games - Literacy(English) Ideas to Inspire. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Literature Unit. 100 Awesome, Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers. The Internet can be a scary place for elementary teachers.

100 Awesome, Free Web Tools for Elementary Teachers

On one hand, you want to share the Internet as a wonderful tool with your students, but on the other, you worry about safety and helping them find the most useful resources without getting lost on the information superhighway. Because of this, we’ve put together a listing of some of the best sites for elementary teachers and students online, plus a few tools to help you keep everything together. Organization & Collaboration Save your bookmarks, collaborate with colleagues, and stay in touch with parents using these web tools. Search Engines & Directories Make use of these search engines and directories that offer the best of the web. Google Google is known for its useful web tools, but did you know that a lot of them have incredible applications for elementary education? Templates & Lesson Plans These simple tools will make your job just a little bit easier.

Research & Reference Games Reading & Writing Math & Science Arts Online Libraries. Mrs. Cunningham's Website!: Halton District School Board. Mrs. Tong's Virtual World: Halton District School Board. Maple Grove School Web Site. BBC Learning - Open Lab. For those who don’t know me, I’m a researcher for BBC Research & Development.

BBC Learning - Open Lab

For the last fifteen months I’ve been on attachment with BBC Scotland learning about how R&D interfaces with production divisions. Prior to my attachment I worked closely with Ian on Backstage events such as the Edinburgh Un-Festival and Over the Air so now I’m back in the fold I’ve been asked to work with a small team on the closedown and migration of BBC Backstage. A few weeks have passed since the announcement that Backstage is due to close. It’s taken a while to get up to speed but recently we’ve really started to get a clear idea on what we need to do to close down Backstage in a way that preserves its legacy and continues to support its community. Here’s a brief rundown of what we’ve been up to. At the moment we’re working our way through the current website to working out which projects are still live. To help commemorate Backstage we’ll be producing a retrospective ebook at the end of the year.

Mrs. Cunningham's Website!: Halton District School Board. Literacy websites. Apps for Literacy Support. This Apps for Literacy list as been updated and moved to a new permanent location on our website, The list will be regularly updated at this new location.

Apps for Literacy Support

Mobile learning tools, such as the iPad and iPod Touch, are devices that allow learning to occur across contexts and environments. These tools are convenient in that they are accessible from virtually anywhere, allowing the user not to be tied to a certain location to be able to access learning programs. Like other forms of E-learning, they also afford responsive ‘just in time just in need’ access and opportunities. The use of mobile learning tools supports the implementation of differentiated learning materials and instructional practices into a learning environment, ensuring that all learners are able to access the same content within a truly inclusive environment. This is particularly the case in relation to literacy. Links Setting up an iTunes account without a credit card (available only for free Apps) Anita’s blog on Education. Pyp literature.