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Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Awesome Math Site for K-12

http://hoodamath.com/

Amazing Website Covers Science, Social Studies, Writing k-12 Videos, Slideshows,

This website has it all.  Free short clips of videos, games to tie into those videos, teaching tools, it is amazing and it is FREE!  It is good for any age group.

http://www.neok12.com/

Saturday, May 28, 2011

PBS Health and Nutrition Videos

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/

Wondrous Worksheet Teacher Website Review and Giveaway (EXP 6/30)

Wondrous Worksheets is a website that is designed for children from age 3 to about 4th grade. There are a couple of sections that are available for 5th grade but it is mainly a primary site.  It appears that they are expanding to include more materials for the upper grades.  You can also generate your own Math worksheets, choosing the number of problems. There are is over 800 worksheets covering the following topics:






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  • Science  

















  • Hand Writing  

















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  • Reading Comprehension  

















  • Social Studies












  • The worksheets are decorated with a child’s illustration and can be saved as a pdf.   This allows them to be printed as many times as needed.  This site is very reasonably priced.  


    THE GIVEAWAY
    I will be giving away a one year subscription to this website. http://www.wondrousworksheets.com/
     In order to be entered you have to visit their site, click on the Picture Gallery and tell me your favorite picture.  You also must be a follower of my blog.  Please leave a comment for each entry with your email.


    2nd Entry
    Submit artwork through the website and let them know I sent you.


    3rd Entry
    Sign up for my email. 



    Sunday, May 15, 2011

    Social Studies for Kids

    http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/currentevents.htm

    Reading powerpoints

    http://languagearts.pppst.com/reading.html

    Powerpoint Palooza

    Over 220 different powerpoints
    http://www.pptpalooza.net/

    Colonial History

    Colonial Williamsburg Kids Pages- Includes online exhibits, activities, videos and activities
    http://www.history.org/kids/

    Colonial Williamsburg Online Museum
    http://www.history.org/history/museums/multimedia.cfm

    School in Colonial Times
    http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/ushistory/13coloniesschool.htm

    Clothing
    http://www.scarborough.k12.me.us/wis/teachers/dtewhey/webquest/colonial/clothing.htm

    Economy
    http://www.history.com/topics/colonial-economy

    Family
    http://www.history.org/Almanack/people/people.cfm
    http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/introduction.htm

    Food
    http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodcolonial.html

    Government
    http://www.history.com/topics/colonial-government-and-politics

    Daily Life
    http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/perspectives_daily.html

    Free Slideshows
    http://www.history.org/media/slideshows.cfm

    Homework Help for Middle School and High School Math Students

    http://www.mathvids.com/

    PBS- Ancient Cultures Free Videos

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/

    Discovery Channel Free Educational Videos

    http://www.neok12.com/Animals-Wildlife.htm

    Discovery Channel Dinosaur Videos

    http://news.discovery.com/videos/dinos-dino-prospecting.html

    Math games

    http://eduplace.com/kids/mthexp/

    Creative ideas for students with special needs in Writing 1st-5th grade

    http://eduplace.com/cgi-bin/schtemplate.cgi?template=/rdg/hme/min/index.thtml&grades=k_5&alt=K-5

    http://eduplace.com/cgi-bin/schtemplate.cgi?template=/rdg/hme/multi/index.thtml&grades=k_5&alt=K-5

    Website of Graphic Organizers

    http://eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/graphorg/index.html

    Excellent resource to use with the leveled readers

    http://eduplace.com/marketing/leveledreaders/teachers_resource.html

    Saturday, May 14, 2011

    New Giveaway $25 Restaurant.com Gift Certificate 6/14

    In order to win the $25 giveaway you must be a follower of this blog.  For a 2nd entry put this giveaway on your Facebook account.  For a third entry you may Tweet about this giveaway.  Please put one post for every thing that you do.  Also post your email account.

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011

    Good Ideas for Literacy Centers

    http://hill.troy.k12.mi.us/staff/bnewingham/myweb3/literacy_centers%20Final.htm

    Math Website

    http://www.ixl.com/
    The IXL has K-8 Math material.  You can do 20 practice problems a day for free.  It allows you to choose what type of practice and what grade level you would like to do.

    Awesome Educational Games

    Awesome educational games leveled according to grade level.   Check it out!
    http://abcya.com/

    Sunday, May 8, 2011

    Buzz Light Year Refrigerator Pad (Ends 5/31)

    Official Buzz Light Year Refrigerator Pad with 100 sheets of lined paper.  It is 3 inches wide by 8 inches long at the longest point with a cut out of Buzz Light Year.  It also has a large magnet on the back.  For US residents only.

    In order to Register follow me through Google Connect

    For a 2nd entry follow me through email and just post a 2nd time.

    Awesome Science Website

    Finding good Science videos to demonstrate different Science concepts can sometimes be a challenge.  Check out these two sites they have some awesome experiments and explanations on how they work.

    http://www.sciencebob.com/experiments/videos/index.php

    http://www.sciencefix.com/

    Friday, May 6, 2011

    Awesome Website Pre-K to 8th grade Materials

    This website covers everything from Phonics, Reading, Science, Social, Math at all grades levels differientiated.  It is a high interest site focused around Garfield the Cat.  It also includes free books with vocabulary.

    http://professorgarfield.org/parents_teachers/instructions/contentbygrade.html

    Thursday, May 5, 2011

    Book Adventure

    Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children in grades K-8. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary success.  This is an awesome resource for children and parents of all ages.  Your child can earn a free Highlights Magazine subscriptions as one of the prizes.  Check it out!
    http://www.bookadventure.com/