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20 Great Websites For Elementary Educators

20 Great Websites For Elementary Educators
The Internet is overflowing with information for teachers. Sometimes it’s hard to know where to start searching for great lesson ideas. Who has time to sift through all of the mediocre material in order to find the truly inspirational ideas? We’ve done the sifting for you. Though we’ve divided the sites by subject, most cover the education spectrum and will be useful to every teacher. Even better, they show you how to integrate subjects, whether that’s using a writing lesson to learn about thunderstorms or finding a musical beat during physical education. Language Arts ReadWriteThink Use this site when you have a very specific amount of time to fill. Reading Rockets Have a question about teaching reading and writing? Scholastic Browse thousands of lesson plans by grade level and subject. School Library Journal This is a good resource when you have readers who are difficult to reach. Math Illuminations Inside Mathematics K-5 Math Teaching Resources Soft Schools Discovery Education Arts ArtsEdge

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Elementary Computer Activities & Games - Grade Level fourth 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!

Beat The System With This List Of 40 Free Educational Websites According to www.webometrics.info, there are more than 17 000 universities in the world, but getting a degree in many of them is quite costly. Many students around the world(and their families) get into big debts or have to work over sixty hours a week in order to afford an Education. Two thirds of the US college seniors who graduated in 2011 had student loan debt, with an average of over 27 000 USD per person. Reading those statistics I can’t stop thinking about those words from over 30 years ago:

10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship YouTube has a firm place in the current classroom. From Khan Academy’s videos to YouTube EDU and beyond, there’s a reason all these videos are finding a home in schools. In an effort to help keep the ball rolling, Google just launched a set of 10 interactive lessons designed to support teachers in educating students on digital citizenship. A topic obviously quite close to Google’s heart. Google (which owns YouTube) built the lessons to educate students about YouTube’s policies, how to flag content, how to be a safer online citizen, and protect their identities. Below is a list of lessons, and the recommended flow for delivery. Home/IWitness:Video testimonies from Holocaust survivors and witnesses What is IWitness? Over 1,500 video testimonies, multimedia activities, digital resources – the place to participate actively in learning. Connects students with the past Engages

A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about 1- Teachers Network Teachers Network provides lesson plans, classroom specials, teacher designed activities for different subjects and many other resources. 2- Smithsonian Education Welcome Browse Resources Verizon Foundation proudly partners with some of the country’s top educational organizations to provide you with the latest topics, tools and trends in education. Created by the John F.

21 Digital Tools to Build Vocabulary l Dr. Kimberly's Literacy Blog If you follow this blog, you know that I believe effective vocabulary instruction is just about the most important instructional activity for teachers to get right. For lots of reasons. Vocabulary influences fluency, comprehension, and student achievement. How’s that for starters?

7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education 7 Pillars Of Digital Leadership In Education by Eric Sheninger, Principal at New Milford High School in New Jersey As schools change leadership must as well. With society becoming more and more reliant on technology it is incumbent upon leaders to harness the power of digital technologies in order to create school cultures that are transparent, relevant, meaningful, engaging, and inspiring. Lesson Plans - Grades K-5 Skip to main content ALA User Menu A Division of the American Library Association You are at: ALA.org » AASL » AASL eCOLLAB » Lesson Plans - Grades K-5

25 Best Websites for Teachers 1. Best for Young Readers: The Stacks At The Stacks, students can post book reviews, get reading recommendations, play games based on the latest series, watch "Meet the Author" videos, and more. It's like Facebook for reading and it's safe for school, too. About EDUC115N About This Course You can now register for the current offering of this course. If you are interested in Jo Boaler's "How to Learn Math: For Students" course, the course is available here: How to Learn Math: For Students This course offers important new research ideas on learning, the brain, and math that can transform students’ experiences with math. The course is primarily for teachers and parents and others who may help students with math.

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