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Fifth grade students are getting ready to read the book “ Jamestown” by Gail Garwoski . A stirring story of survival set against the backdrop of the founding of the first permanent English settlement in the New World. In 1606, King James I granted a charter to a group of London businessmen known as the Virginia Company to establish an English settlement in North America. In 1607, 104 men set sail aboard three tiny ships on a voyage to a new land. What they found became the first permanent English settlement in the New World-Jamestown. Among the brave adventurers who made the journey was a young boy named Samuel Collier, the page of famed Captain John Smith.
I'm often asked if I know of any games for subject "x," "y," or "z" for a particular grade level or age group. My answer is usually yes, but I need to search my archives. Therefore, I've gone through my archives and dug up many of games that I've mentioned over the last four years that are still active online. Consider this my humongous list of educational games. 1.
San Diego State University • Spring 2010 If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a picture of words worth? Quite a bit, actually. By creating what's called a "word cloud", you can capture the essence of a body of text. You can notice more easily what words are important in it and use this bird's eye view to make comparisons between different texts. The word cloud you see to the right of this paragraph was created in Wordle , a free tool with lots of applications in education.
0 Comments October 23, 2010 By: Tech Learning Blog Staff Oct 23 Written by: 10/23/2010 10:02 AM ShareThis (Michael Gorman) Welcome to a post that covers those other ten Word Cloud Generators and some are pretty amazing!
Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates and/or follow me on Twitter . Info on how to contact me is on the About page. Thanks for visiting! A word cloud is an attractive way of visualising a large chunk of text in a more pleasing way.
We are proud to announce all of the winners of this year’s Edublog Awards! Well done to all the winners, nominees, those that contributed nominations, voted, and participated! Here’s a link to the recording of the live ceremony!