Category Archives: Grades 6-8

3 Best Apps for ePortfolios for Students

Check out these free apps for creating student digital portfolios and find one to try out this year: Seesaw – teachers can set up a free classroom account that lets the students upload their work for viewing and feedback. Parents … Continue reading

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NOVA Labs on PBS for Real Science and Real Data

The NOVA Labs Simulations are part of the PBS Learning and give students a real-world experience studying energy, cybersecurity, and hurricanes among others.

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We Are Teachers – Free Printables and More

Find infographics, lesson ideas, printables, and much more from WeAreTeachers! Some items cost but many are downloadable for free.

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Using Google in the Math Classroom

Maybe it’s because I was a math teacher, but a question that I hear frequently is “How can I use google in Math?” So when I ran across this slide show, I thought I should share: http://davidwees.com/content/interesting-ways-use-google-apps-math-classroom/

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38 QUESTION STARTERS BASED ON BLOOM’S TAXONOMY

Here is an easy way to find question starters for all 6 levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy for you to use with your students. Make sure you are including all levels in your classroom instruction and on assessments. They are listed … Continue reading

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Student-friendly images

Finding just the right picture is always time-consuming, never mind concern over copy-right. Photos for Class helps with both! Not only are they easy to download, but the citation is included on the picture itself. Check out http://photosforclass.com/ 

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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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OverDrive – the anywhere, anytime public library

This app is your 24/7 access to millions of titles in thousands of libraries across the world. OverDrive is one of the top-rated eBook apps and is available for iOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac, and Windows.  Visit OverDrive!

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Emaze for Amazing Online Presentations

Select a professionally designed free template and get started creating your own emaze presentation. If you are tired of PowerPoint but still want to present a high quality visual show for your audience, then give emaze a try. Install the … Continue reading

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Google Guide

As more and more teachers and students are using Google, this site might be helpful.  Google Guide There are instructions for lots of specific areas of Google forms, docs, drawing, slides, and sheets. don’t forget to check our list of … Continue reading

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