Category Archives: Grades 6-8

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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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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