Category Archives: Grades 6-8

Grammar Bytes

Learning grammar is easy and fun on this site full of practice exercises, video lesson, presentations, and quizzes. Grammar Bytes

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Knowmia

Thinking about flipping your classroom? Or just need a tool to record lessons for your blog? Check out Knowmia, a free site and app that is “technology for teaching, made simple.” You can also browse their video library with over … Continue reading

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Common Core Explorer

Looking for ways to integrate more technology into the Common Core standards? This site will offer lots of possibilities. Multiple web tools and apps are aligned to specific common core standards. Not all tools are free, but they have all … Continue reading

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Make your slideshows interactive!

I ran across a site, called everyslide that looks very promising. You upload powerpoint slides and then share them with others via the Internet. You can ask polling questions and/or have participants “touch” the slide and then see their responses. Best of all, it’s free for … Continue reading

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American Presidency Project

This collection of executive branch primary documents from U.S. History features data on every Presidential Election dating back to 1789, a Presidential Documents Archive and text versions of each Inaugural Address. The American Presidency Project

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When are we ever going to use this?

We don’t generally post articles to our blog, but when I was in the classroom I heard this question EVERYDAY! This author not only provides ideas for ways to answer this question by using technology, but also recommends several math … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2014

Are you planning on participating in Earth Day this year?  Don’t miss the K-12 Toolkit with all your Earth Day resources and links to materials to use with students. Toolkit for Earth Day Earth Day 2014 Site

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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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Putting some Tech in PE

I often hear from PE teachers that there is never anything applicable for them – so this is for you! Here is an idea for putting Numeracy in PE – there are lots of ideas, including one that includes Augmented Reality … Continue reading

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Cool Coding Apps & Websites for Kids

Computer programming or coding can help kids develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills. And for many students, it’s a lot of fun! Check out this list of both apps and websites for students of various ages. https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/cool-coding-apps-and-websites-for-kids

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