Author Archives: Lee Hall

Word Map

This site combines Google Translate and Wikipedia to allow you to put in a word in any language and then see it translated, put on a map, and hear it pronounced. Try it. Word Map

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Word Workshop

  Make Word Wall cards, task list, word lists, flash cards, basket labels, quotes, fact cards, math word problems, bulletin board pieces, etc. using this site. It has generated word lists, too. You can choose your border style, font, color … Continue reading

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Test Taking Strategies

BYU’s Career and Academic Success Center had some very good test taking strategies. They have some General Guidelines with additional strategies for the different type of questions such as multiple choice, matching, true/false, essay, and fill in the blank. Test … Continue reading

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Public Domain

Use this site to find images or video in the public domain for you or your students to use. Public Domain

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New Poetry Sets by

We have highlighted this site before but they have recently released a collection of K-12 Poems and Questions Sets to inspire a love of poetry. Each poem is paired with a question set designed to help your students comprehend the … Continue reading

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Encyclopedia of Life

Find out about life on earth. See pictures of ligers (lion and tiger mix), search butterfly species, different types of trees or plants or even bacteria. All life on earth is being cataloged. Encyclopedia of Life

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Google Cultural Institute

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore World Wonders, Historic Moments, Art Collections using Google street view and other Google technologies. Bring Pompeii to life, see video accounts from holocaust survivors, or explore Starry … Continue reading

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60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

Here is a quick list by category of different ways to use Twitter in your classroom with your students, other teachers, or parents by Jane Clare. 60 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom by Category

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OpenEd Free resource with more than 250,000 videos and games aligned to the Common Core Standards. Parent and teachers can easily search by standard to find resources for their students. It also has a large question item bank sorted by … Continue reading

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Your Life on Earth

Would you like to see how you and the earth have changed since you were born? Find out many times your heart has beat, how far you have traveled, how much the ocean has risen, how high a redwood has … Continue reading

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