Category Archives: Grades 6-8

Nearpod

Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool for your classroom. The teacher can develop presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, and direct links to Web Content. Many ready-to-teach lessons are also available. It is great for small-group or … Continue reading

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Quizlet

Quizlet is a “simple tool for learning anything!” It is a very fast way to make flashcards and then use them to memorize your material. You can make your own or use one of the  146,745,722 sets already made by … Continue reading

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Kahoot! Game-based Classroom Response System

Kahoot! is a must-have tool for classrooms that are BYOD or 1:1. Sign up for your FREE account, then create your quiz, discussion, or survey using any device – laptop, iPad, iPhone, Chromebook, or Android. Participants join your Kahoot! without … Continue reading

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Math Snacks

“Math Snacks isn’t a curriculum, but a series of activities you can use with the curriculum you are already using in grades 4-8. Math Snacks materials address critical content including number sense, ratio, proportion, measurement, scale factor, and pre-algebra. Some … Continue reading

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History Resources

If you teach history from any period of time, you need to check out the extensive list from Internet4Classrooms. Some of the sections include: Black History, American History, World & Ancient History and even Jewish History. http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_history.htm

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50+ Math Tools

This site is simply a collection of interactive math tools for use with students from very young to middle school. There is also an interesting article about using Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) effectively. 50+ Math Tools 

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Desmos

Anyone teaching any type of graphing will love this site – they actually make it fun! “Explore math with Desmos! Plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more — all for free. At Desmos, we imagine a … Continue reading

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OpenEd

OpenEd  Free resource with”world’s largest collection” of  videos and games aligned to 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 standards. You can … Continue reading

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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in use since 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 … Continue reading

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Using Google in Mathematics

Everyone seems to struggle with integrating Google into their mathematics curriculum. Here is an article by Alice Keeler, a well-known technology innovator, entitled 60 Ways Math Teachers can use Google Classroom. Hopefully it will give you some ideas. http://alicekeeler.com/2015/04/13/60-math-teachers-google-classroom/ 

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