Category Archives: Grades 6-8

Khan Academy

  http://www.khanacademy.org/ This site contains over 2400 free videos that will explain topics from basic arithmetic to calculus. biology, chemistry, physics, electrical engineering, health, finance, civics,  art, us and world history, test prep and computer science, programming, animation, and Hour … Continue reading

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Instant Google Searches

We all love google for finding information – it just turns out that they’ve made some information SUPER easy to find! I mentioned using Google as a “Timer” or “5 minute timer” in a previous post, but this article suggests … Continue reading

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How to Attribute Creative Commons Photos

It is important for students to know how to correctly give credit when they use someone else’s work. This article provides a complete infographic of all the different types of licenses, what each allows, and how to give the proper … Continue reading

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Symbaloo

  Symbaloo Symbaloo for Education This site works well for elementary or high school teachers and students.  It is a wonderful way to share resources or organize them for yourself.  Make your own page or you can use pages made … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in usesince 2007. Your students can send rice to needy people while studying art, chemistry symbols, English grammar, geography, French, German, Italian, Spanish, basic math, multiplication tables or more.  They even … Continue reading

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Panoramio for virtual field trips

Share and explore the world in photos with Panoramio from Google. Take your students on a global expedition to China or Chile, or you can even let them explore on their own with this web-based, free-to-use site.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources in all the core curriculum for free to grades K-12th.  They feature over 1500 resources, including interactives and primary sources. Be sure to take a … Continue reading

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Calculation Nation

Calculation Nation is a collection of games that not only teach mathematics and higher order thinking, but are also lots of fun! They can be played alone or with someone else online (no personal information is shared other than the … Continue reading

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Graphing Calculator Activities

Some of you may be familiar with the online graphing calculator available at https://www.desmos.com/  but they have also developed a large number on graphing activities found at  https://teacher.desmos.com/. A teacher can look through the ideas and develop her own OR she can create a class … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship Week is October 18-24, 2015

Digital Citizenship is a critical topic that everyone needs to know more about – especially our students! Parents and educators need to talk to their kids about this critical topic, but few feel comfortable in having all the facts. This site … Continue reading

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