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Pre-K Interventions - Symbaloo. About this webmix : Intervention ideas and resources to help parents, teachers, and school support staff working to enhance developmental skills of preschool students. last updated at: Aug 22, 2014 8:12:46 PM Literacy Skills - Strategies Common Core Alignment Beginning Letter Sounds NAEYC positions RTI - Early Childhood Phonological Awareness Developmental Milestones RTI Early Childhood - Video Letter Games Online - PBS Online Stories & Activities Data Keeping - Calendars Early Learning Topics Reading Tips - Parents Phonemic Activities Online Games - Pre-K True Positive Reinforcement NC DPI - Early Years Letter Sounds Activity - Vid..

Building Vocabulary - Parents Language Building - Parents Behavior - Child Care Resources - Paren.. Symbaloo-ers that viewed the webmix above, also viewed: Six Scaffolding Strategies to Use with Your Students. What’s the opposite of scaffolding a lesson? Saying to students, “Read this nine-page science article, write a detailed essay on the topic it explores, and turn it in by Wednesday.” Yikes—no safety net, no parachute, no scaffolding—they’re just left blowing in the wind.

Let’s start by agreeing that scaffolding a lesson and differentiating instruction are two different things. Scaffolding is breaking up the learning into chunks and then providing a tool, or structure, with each chunk. When scaffolding reading, for example, you might preview the text and discuss key vocabulary, or chunk the text and then read and discuss as you go. With differentiation, you might give a child an entirely different piece of text to read, or shorten the text or alter it, and/or modify the writing assignment that follows. Scaffolding and differentiation do have something in common, though. So let’s get to some scaffolding strategies you may or may not have tried yet. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Trying Something New. Teaching Kids NewsHow to Use This Site (Grades 2-8) - Teaching Kids News. On TKN you’ll find original news articles on topics that are timely, relevant and intriguing.

They are written for an elementary and intermediate school audience (grades 2-8) and can be used easily by kids, parents, and teachers. How to use the articles Teachers TKN was born from the desire to teach balanced literacy in a meaningful way. We provide teachers with a current events resource ideal for shared, guided, and independent reading lessons. Our Curriculum Connections section at the bottom of each article includes Writing/Discussion Prompts, Grammar Features, and a Reading Prompt (inspired by the Ontario Ministry of Education curriculum) that will allow you to connect with your students and problem solve real life issues without hours of planning! Print them off or use them online, or on your class’s projector or smart board. Parents You have at your fingertips an astonishing tool that will support your child’s literacy. Kids TKN is an online newspaper written for you! Phonics Lessons - West Virginia Reading First. Fine Arts Curriculum Standards - Tennessee Department of Education.

Fine arts curriculum standards include separate sets of standards for each of the four arts: dance, music, theatre, and visual art. Each set of standards is based on the national standards for that art area. Each has grade level standards for K-5, cluster standards for grades 6-8, and course level standards for grades 9-12. Working from the national standards, teams of educators in each area developed the state standards including Grade or Course Level Expectations (GLEs or CLEs), Checks for Understanding, and Student Performance Indicators (SPIs).

There are no statewide assessments in the arts at this time. However, assessment in the arts classroom is essential to ensure student progress and growth toward becoming a well-educated person in today’s society. Each of the courses addresses all of the standards for the specific art discipline. Format For each standard, the standard is stated with its number. Following the GLEs and CLEs, are the Checks for Understanding. Additional Resources. Music Education with AudioCubes - STEM School. Posted: Sunday, July 01, 2012 Celine from Percussa AudioCubes, a reader of the STEM School Blog, recently brought the phenomena of AudioCubes to my attention. An AudioCube is a wireless smart block capable of sensing your fingers, hands as well as detecting each other's position and orientation. "They have built in colour lighting, and communicate with your computer, telling music software where they are.

The music software can then play back different sound files as well as compose music semi-automatically depending on the location of the blocks. " Dr. Gregg Cannady, a music teacher at the STEM Magnet Lab School in Colorado, submitted a video of AudioCubes being used in the classroom. Check out the video, and listen to what teachers and parents are saying about the STEM Magnet Lab School. Science Passages for Reading Comprehension. Introducing K-5 Comprehension Units. Classroom Resource Search Results. This site was created for first grade students (and their teachers) and truly has something for every classroom. The site offers links to activities in math, science, social studies, language arts, creative arts, and a reference library. Some of the subject areas only offer one or two activities, while others offer countless topics (see math and language arts - wow)! The topics vary greatly and include a poem creator, letter blends, alphabet, shapes, short and tall, matching words with numbers, place value, number recognition, number sentences, money, time, the sea, animal habitats, maps, signs, U.S. presidents, flags of the world, continents, and more!

Some links are highly interactive, while others are simply an online quiz. This site does have some advertisements, but they are not distractive. This site requires Flash. Tag(s): habitats (64), money (167), place value (47), poetry (209), presidents (111), time (124) In the Classroom. Teachers With Apps - Because Not All Apps Are Created Equal. Anybody can learn | Welcome to the Oak Ridge Schools Website :: Oak Ridge Schools. Amazon Deforestation: Timelapse. PowerMyLearning Educational Games & Learning Activities for Kids. Technology Resources Binder. LearnZillion. EduClipper. English Language Teaching.

Project Based. OER Commons. FREE - Federal Registry for Educational Excellence | FREE – Federal Registry for Educational Excellence. FREE Features These features originally appeared on the features blog. The features highlight resources and ideas related to holidays, awareness months, anniversaries and seasonal topics. January February March April May June July August Back to School: 7 Ways to Help Kids Transition Back to the Classroom September October November December About FREE Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) offered a way to find digital teaching and learning resources created and maintained by the federal government and public and private organizations.

FREE was conceived in 1997 by a federal working group in response to a memo from the President. Technology has made it increasingly easier to find information from government agencies or with custom search tools, like FREE Disclaimer The U.S. Welcome to the Oak Ridge Schools Website :: Math Apps for iPad. 12 Of The Best Math iPad Apps Of 2012. Digital storytelling. DigitalStorytelling. “I know only one thing about the technologies that awaits us in the future:We will find ways to tell stories with them.” Jason Ohlar Presentation brought to you by American TESOL!

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*How A Short Love Story was Created *Chiarastella- Stop Motion Film by Raffaella Traniello's class Chiarastella from Raffaella Traniello on Vimeo. *How Chiarastella was Created *How to create stopmotion claymation films using PowerPoint by Maryna Badenhorst. Featured Tools/ Websites from the Presentation! *Creaza - Create comics, make movies, edit audio, and more! *Storybird. Tool exploration. Websites. Elementary. Math Flashcards. Teach Your Monster to Read - Free Phonics Games for Kids.