Category Archives: Grades 6-8

Bubbl.us

Bubbl.us   Let your students make their own graphic organizers for free or use Bubbl.us to let your class brainstorm together. Easy to use site. You can make organizers without signing up for an account but you will not be … Continue reading

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Participate Learning

Participate Learning Search thousands of Twitter chats, educational apps, videos, and websites that have been curated by teachers and given a Report Card. You can search using keywords or by grade level. Quickly make your own collection from all these to use … Continue reading

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NEWSELA

Newsela provides over 1,000 non-fiction and current event articles scaled at five different Lexile reading comprehension levels. The same article may be assigned to multiple students at varying reading levels. After reading articles, students may then complete Common Core-aligned quizzes. Teachers have … Continue reading

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Summer Olympics Resources

The summer Olympics will begin this week! Here are some resources to get you started: Official Rio 2016 Olympics site: https://www.olympic.org/rio-2016 From Read-Write-Think: http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/calendar-activities/summer-olympics-start-today-30881.html From Scholastic:  http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/get-ready-olympics From Teacher Planet: http://www.teacherplanet.com/resource/summerolympics.php If you discover a great site for studying the Olympics, share it … Continue reading

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Internet4Classrooms

Internet4Classrooms is a wonderful site filled with resources for teachers, students and parents. Resources are organized by grade, subject area or topic. They also offer technology tips and tutorials. They’ve  added a page highlighting Educational Apps! You can sign up … Continue reading

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Create an eBook with Google Slides

Kasey Bell of Shake Up Learning shares step-by-step instructions for creating an eBook using Google Slides. http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/how-to-create-an-ebook-with-google-slides/

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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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