Busy Bee Kids Printables Play and Learn 40 maps that explain the world By Max Fisher By Max Fisher August 12, 2013 Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to. So when we saw a post sweeping the Web titled "40 maps they didn't teach you in school," one of which happens to be a WorldViews original, I thought we might be able to contribute our own collection. Some of these are pretty nerdy, but I think they're no less fascinating and easily understandable. [Additional read: How Ukraine became Ukraine and 40 more maps that explain the world] Click to enlarge.
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Comics in the Classroom: 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers - 2014's Top Teaching Degrees: Compare Programs by Cost, Location, Size By Kelsey Allen Gone are the days of children sneaking comics past diligent parents and teachers watching out for sub-par literature. The comics of today not only have plenty to offer, they are gaining well-deserved recognition and awards. Take advantage of the natural affinity children have for comics and use them as a powerful teaching tool in your classroom. The following tips, tools, and resources will get you started. Understanding Benefits and Usage in the Classroom Understand how comics are beneficial in schools and ways they can be used. Eek! Resources for Using Comics in the Classroom These resources are all valuable sources of information, tools, community, and more to help you use comics in your classroom. Comics in the Classroom. Suggested Comics for the Classroom If you need a little help knowing what comics are both high-quality and age-appropriate, then check out these lists. Graphic Novels for (Really) Young Readers. Tools Comic Creator. The Chess Comic. Lesson Plan: Maus.
Färglägg Ritmallar och Pyssla The color game in preschool This is a little game we made for our preschoolers to have fun working on color recognition… First we made a little cube and put a different color on each side – red, yellow, blue, green, orange, and purple. Then we cut out 6 large circles from construction paper and laminated them… The object of the game was to roll the color cube and then stand on the color of circle that matches the color facing up on the cube… The children made up their own rules of the game as they played… The objectives of the game took on different twists and turns… The game was played on the floor and on the table… All kinds of accessories were added to the game… This would be a good example of an “open ended” game! Here are some other homemade games to check out… Make your own game mats (frog game, car game, tree game) from Teach Preschool Color matching clothespin game from Teach Preschool Bean bag game from Teach Preschool Tape Shapes from Teach Preschool Bean Bag Game from Brick by Brick What’s Missing?
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Educational App, Learning Tools, Kids Activities - iGameMom 26 Ways to Use Comics in the Classroom and 5 Free Tools for Creating Comics One of the most popular posts that I've published on Free Technology for Teachers is a list of ten free tools for creating comics online. I wrote that post three years ago. Since then some of the tools have gone offline or started charging users. Comic Master is a free tool designed for students to use to create comics in the "graphic novel style" that is popular with a lot of kids in the ten to fourteen years old age range. Make Beliefs is a free comic strip creation tool that provides students with a variety of templates, characters, and prompts for building their own comic strips. Chogger is a free comic strip creation tool that offers a good selection of editing tools. Marvel Kids invites kids to create their own super hero comic strips and comic books. Witty Comics provides a simple platform that students can use to create two character dialogues. If you're looking for some ideas for using comics in the classroom, the following Slideshare presentation from S.