About Teachnology, Inc. Getworksheets.com is owned and operated by Teachnology, Inc. TEACH-NOLOGY - The Art and Science of Teaching with Technology® represents a vision that embraces the future of teaching in a world driven by technology. Our goal is to actualize this vision by offering a range of services that are designed to assist and support educational agencies in their attempt to develop the knowledge, competencies, or skills that teachers need to effectively incorporate technology in teaching. It is our mission to assist educators in their quest to meet the challenges of the Twenty-First Century Learners: The Net-Generation. Trading Card Creator The Trading Card tool gives students an alternative way to demonstrate their literacy knowledge and skill when writing about popular culture texts or real world examples. This interactive allows students to create their own trading card about a real or fictional person, place, object, event, or abstract concept. These cards are can be used with any type of book students are reading or subjects that they are studying, and make for an excellent prewriting exercise for students who are writing narrative stories and need to consider characters, setting, and plot. Specific prompts guide student through the various types of cards, expanding students' thinking from the basic information and description of the topic to making personal connections to the subject. The save capability gives students a way to work on a draft of their card and come back to it to rework and revise as necessary, and to save their finished product to share with friends and family. back to top
Homework Hub: Book Report Sandwich We've heard it all before. You can't find your homework, but you swear you just had it in front of you. Avoid the embarrassment of misplacing your report 5 minutes before you have to turn it in — and all the other following scenarios — by putting some method in the your messes' madness. You Hand in the Homework Due Nov. 11... on Nov. 12Time flies when you're having fun — especially when you're having fun instead of keeping up with your assignments. System of support (incl. PLD) System of support The navigation for the integrated system of support follows the inquiry process. The intention is to model an approach to accessing supplementary support for schools.
Phonics with sounds Click the letters, hear the sounds: Phonics Games: Which game can you do the fastest? For parents, how to teach phonics at home... (or for teachers who want results in just 5 minutes per lesson...) This is the method that was researched by Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Here are the printable 90 page pdf A4 phonics posters from the video: How To Plan a Trip In The 21st Century If you are planning to stay at a hotel, then you can use the sites mentioned before to pick the best ones for you (i.e. Hipmunk, Kayak, etc.) But if you are really serious about becoming a well adjusted 21st century traveller, then you should ask yourself - why book a hotel room when there are option like AirBnb? AirBnb helps you find a place to stay, by giving you the option to rent directly from people. You can rent a small extra room at the place of your hosts, or you can rent a full house and have it all to yourself. The rental options in each city are huge, making it sure you will always find a place that will fit your needs.
Word Family Sort This online activity is designed for beginning and struggling readers to help them recognize word patterns and learn about onset and rime. Students are first asked to select a vowel, and are then presented with a series of words to sort into short-vowel word families. Students can then print their completed word family chart and use it to practice reading the words fluently. This activity is modeled after the word family sort referenced in Small Group Reading Instruction: A Differentiated Teaching Model for Beginning and Struggling Readers by Beverly Tyner (International Reading Association, 2004). Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Recurring Lesson Sort, Hunt, Write: A Weekly Spelling Program
Sparklebox resources Other History Teaching Resources Old and new sorting cards (Ref: SB1029) A great set of printable cards showing old and new equivalents which can be used for sorting activities and to promote discussion about how things have changed from the past to the present. Includes cards with just pictures, as well as with words and pictures. Old and new A4 page borders (Ref: SB3751) Portrait and landscape A4 page borders with images of everyday objects past and present. Includes editable Microsoft Word templates as well as resizable JPG images. Websites for Kids Check out some of our favorite reading websites for kids that teach Letter Knowledge, Phonemic Awareness, Alphabetic Principle (Basic & Advanced Code), Fluency, Vocabulary, and Comprehension! We certainly recommend the use of technology to help kids learn to read. Computers offer interactive and fun ways to practice many skills essential to literacy development. The Alphabet
Disney 'Connected Learning' Aims To Infuse Games with Learning When Disney rolls something out, there's a fanfare of trumpets, a red carpet and sometimes even a glittering burst of fireworks. By contrast, the launch of the Disney Connected Learning program has been as subtle as, oh, say a green screen. Six years ago, Disney began exploring how use its considerable design, entertainment and financial muscle in the "learning" arena. It decided to try to create games that children would find genuinely entertaining that were nonetheless built on legitimate learning "goals." Over the past two years, it has quietly been refining eight games based on learning objectives in its wildly popular online site for kids, Club Penguin.
Picture Match Picture Match is designed to give new readers practice with identifying beginning-letter and short- and long-vowels sounds through a simple, fun game. Updated in 2008, the game features all letters of the alphabet. In the beginning-letter sounds section, a picture of an object (for example, a car) is displayed, and students are prompted to choose the letter that corresponds with the first letter of the word. In the short- and long-vowel sounds sections, students are prompted to choose the vowel that corresponds with the word. If students choose the correct match, they get words of encouragement and a new picture. If they do not choose the correct match, they receive an audible prompt and can then try again, choosing among the remaining letters.
Find free images online! Images are an important part of the creative side of any educators’s work. We need to make use of quality image sources that are good, free, and easy to search through. The trick is to know what sources to recommend to students. Construct-A-Word Construct-a-Word provides a simple, engaging way for students to generate dozens of different words by first choosing an ending (for example -an, -ed, -at, -op) and then adding a beginning letter or blend. When a correct word is created, the word is stored in a Word Bank where students can read and review their words. For each ending, Construct-a-Word prompts students to create between 6 and 14 different possible words, adding an element of fun and discovery. It uses animation and sound to guide students through the steps of creating words, and employs prompts that are clear and easy to master. This interactive tool could be used individually or in small groups, either in one session or across multiple lessons.
30 Ideas To Promote Creativity In Learning 30 Ideas To Promote Creativity In Learning by Miriam Clifford, opencolleges.edu.au This post has been republished from a 2012 post.