Category Archives: Science

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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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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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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Pixar in a Box

Pixar in a Box Students will love learning math, engineering, art, and science from Pixar. They show parts of their movies and how the made them. You get to see the math behind coding some of their scenes. they cover … 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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Code.org Hour of Code

Code.Org You and your students can learn simple coding, robotics, or even Javascript at Code.Org.  May is a wonderful time of year to try coding with your students. You can find free easy to use lessons. They have whole group … Continue reading

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Animoto

If you’ve never checked out this site – you are missing out! Create animated videos from still images. A great collection of popular music is available without worry of copyright violation. Apply for the free educators account. Educators get the … Continue reading

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