Author Archives: Lee Hall

ReadWorks.org (update)

We have highlighted this site before but they have just released 52 brand new reading passages for Earth Day – April 22. There are passages for every grade level K-8th and they have their lexile levels on them. Use this … Continue reading

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ARKive – World’s Most Endangered Species

This site lets you explore 15,000 of the world’s endangered species, animals, plants, and fungi. There are 100,000 photos and videos for your students to see what makes these species special and why we need to save them. They provide … Continue reading

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Ted Ed Lessons Worth Sharing

You can build a lesson around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk or YouTube video. This site lets you add your own questions, notes or videos to it. You can use their already built lessons or create one of your own … Continue reading

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Annennberg Learner Interactives

This is a very interesting, useful site. You choose the age level, the subject and the audience. It will then show you a list of interactive sites to use with your students. You will have to see this one. I … Continue reading

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Colonial House

This APT site lets you meet the colonists, see their laws, view the houses using 360 degree technology, and try to dress the colonist in the correct period clothing. It is very interactive. You and your students will enjoy looking … Continue reading

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Thing Link

You can take an image and embed links, images, music, or video. Use this site to upload a picture and label its parts or explain what is happening. Thing Link

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Berry College Eagle Cam

This northwest Georgia school is live streaming video of a pair of nesting eagles. You can see one baby has hatched and there is another egg. You can see the different foods brought to the nest by the parents and … Continue reading

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Adding Widgets to your Blog

Widgets are small helpful software programs embedded in your blog and located in a block on the side of your blog. There are numerous types. To get to widgets on your blog, go to Appearance>Widgets Note:  Do not leave this … Continue reading

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Funding Your Classroom

Today on our Digital Day of Learning, we started off our sessions with ways to find funding for your classroom. Here are some things you might find helpful: Resources for Writing Grants }  Tips for Effective Grant Evaluation http://www.eschoolnews.com/2011/09/01/tips-for-effective-grant-evaluation/2/? }  … Continue reading

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Get Ed Funding

This site has more than 2,000 searchable grants. They add more all the time. Make yourself a free account where you can save your searches and any grants you find that meet your criteria. Get Ed Funding

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