Category Archives: Grades 6-8

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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A Look at the SAMR Model

The SAMR Model which was introduced by Ruben Puentedura, Ph.D. shows how teachers can integrate technology on 4 varying levels. It is worth a little time looking at this model and how a lesson or activity can be adapted to … Continue reading

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History Resources

Internet4Classrooms has hundreds of resources devoted to history! This month, they have compiled a page devoted to this topic and have subdivided into the following: African-American History American History Jewish History World & Ancient History World War II Check it … Continue reading

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Math resources for all ages!

Illuminations is a site developed by the NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics), so you know that it is standards based. What you may not realize is how many wonderful, interactive resources are available! There are Apps for both … Continue reading

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80+ Google Forms for the Classroom

As we’ve all begun to use more and more Google tools with our students, don’t overlook Google Forms. This article gives 80+ suggestions of ways to use them – I really like #74: Using the time stamp feature as a … Continue reading

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New Poetry Sets by ReadWorks.org

We have highlighted this site before but they have recently released a collection of K-12 Poems and Questions Sets to inspire a love of poetry. Each poem is paired with a question set designed to help your students comprehend the … Continue reading

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