Author Archives: Lee Hall

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 }  … 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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Rubric Maker

Recipes 4 Success has an easy to use Rubric Maker. It is divided by elementary, middle, and high and uses appropriate language for each of these grade levels in writing the rubrics. You can use their rubrics just as they … Continue reading

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DIY Genius

DIY Genius Do you like learning things on your own at your own speed? This site offers free tools, websites, courses, and videos to help you learn. Choose a topic and get started.

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Simple Machines Game

Simple Machines Game Let your students learn about simple machines while playing this online game from the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The main site has other interesting activities you may want to check, too.

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Toastmasters International

Toastmasters International Toastmasters International offers several short free videos of tips and instructions for public speaking. You can watch tips to help you manage your fear, do a job interview, engage your audience, and more. Go to the bottom of … Continue reading

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Trello Trello lets you and your team keep track of the smallest details quickly and easily. Use it for yourself or share with a group to finish that project on time without all the stress. Quickly see what has been … Continue reading

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Math at the Core Grades 5-8

Math at the Core PBS Learning has just gotten this collection of 420 videos that focus on critical middle school math concepts. You can search by topic or grade level. Use the links on the left hand side. You can … Continue reading

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Memrise This is an educational website to help students learn anything that requires them to memorize it. It has already prepared lessons or you can make your own. They have foreign languages, history, science, math, geography, arts, and literature.

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