Thank you for Signing up Kiz Phonics - Membership Plans With the following membership plans, you get full access to our online materials. Don't see your plan? No Problem. NUMBERS, ALPHABET, FESTIVALS 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 ABCya.com 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!
What Is Your Learning Style? What Is Your Learning Style? This quiz asks 24 questions and will take less than five minutes to complete. Try not to think too hard -- just go with your first thought when describing your daily activities and interests. By the end, you may have some new insights into your learning preferences. TSLessons Building Bridges With Technology Technology-Supported Lesson Plans New! Now Available: Technology-Supported Lessons OnlineView the complete presentations demonstrating effective technology integration methods in a variety of K-12 content areas. My Montessori Journey: Free Downloads One of the questions I get most frequently from parents of my students is, "Is s/he playing with the other children?" I realize that a major reason that many parents send their children to preschool is to prepare them for kindergarten. A large part of that preparedness is what we often refer to as "socialization." As I have mulled over this question and how I tend to respond to it, I was inspired to write this post about the many aspects of socialization.
Play to Learn Preschool: Spelling our Names Recently we posted some of the ways that we help our preschool students practice writing their names. Writing is not the only thing we do with names, though! Another important activity is learning to spell our names. We sing lots of songs and rhymes with our names, and these are 10 of our favorite ways to practice them during centers: Name Puzzles
Hands-On Apps for Diverse Learners Using games to teach can increase student engagement and add meaning to learning. Hands-on apps give children the ability to mix tactile play with a digital experience. Thanks to augmented reality, more and more apps in the market blur the line between digital and analog. For example, Bloxels, new from Pixel Press, uses color-coded blocks that can be scanned in with an iPad camera to create a video game level. Computer & Internet Lesson Plans, Computer Ideas, & Internet Activities, Teacher Resources, educator, education resources, printables, worksheets, thematic units Email Lesson Plans Contents Time 7 days: this will be completed in 7 days: the first 3 days will be used for planning and gathering information the next 2 days will be meeting with groups of students to discuss and preparing information for submittal. … Subject:
20 Science Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers I’ve been sharing a lot of simple science experiments for kids on my facebook page lately, and the response from you guys has been terrific! Wow! You really love your science, don’t you? Well guess what! I’ve rounded up a whole bunch of my favourite science activities for fodders and preschoolers for you. Curriculum and Instruction - Student Center Activities, Grades 2-3 - Student Center Activities, Grades 2-3 Frequently Asked Questions about the K-5 Student Center Activities. Introduction During the spring 2004 Florida Reading First school site visits, staff from the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) determined that teachers may benefit from classroom materials that would be immediately useful in implementing independent student center activities. In 2004-2005, a team of teachers at FCRR reviewed current research, collected ideas, and created materials for use in kindergarten and first grade classrooms. These Student Center Activities, Teacher Resource Guide, and accompanying Professional Development DVD (K-1 Project) can be accessed at
Rainbow Dyed Daisies I love daisies. Their sweet summer faces always delight me as they freckle the fields. I thought it might be fun to use that daisy white as a palette for a rainbow of colors. My littlest and I really enjoyed watching them change color over time. Creating Pictographs in Excel Creating Pictographs in Excel For this activity you will be creating a pie and a bar graph with pictures. The picture files can be downloaded below. Click on the link and select open to open the zip file. Ocean in a Bottle with 3 Simple Ingredients Make an ocean in a bottle with 3 easy ingredients. It’s a fast, easy and fascinating science experiment for toddlers and preschoolers! I love making homemade toys for the hooligans.
Fire Safety 10 Tips for Fire Safety Alfy's Picks for Fire Safety - Don't forget to click on the three tabs at the top for other activities, lesson plans, and links. Big Red Fire Museum - See pictures of antique fire equipment here! Boots, the Fire Clown - There's a lot of activities here, but the music is annoying!