Category Archives: Social Studies

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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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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Free Rice

Free Rice is a great site that has been in usesince 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 even … Continue reading

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Panoramio for virtual field trips

Share and explore the world in photos with Panoramio from Google. Take your students on a global expedition to China or Chile, or you can even let them explore on their own with this web-based, free-to-use site.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways

SAS focuses on curriculum that is difficult to explain to students. They provide online curriculum resources in all the core curriculum for free to grades K-12th.  They feature over 1500 resources, including interactives and primary sources. Be sure to take a … Continue reading

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ReadWorks.org

We’ve shared this site before, but I don’t want anyone to miss it! They provide Reading passages and associated question sets for all grades K-12 as well as lessons – all aligned with standards! It’s also completely free, so check … Continue reading

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3 Best Apps for ePortfolios for Students

Check out these free apps for creating student digital portfolios and find one to try out this year: Seesaw – teachers can set up a free classroom account that lets the students upload their work for viewing and feedback. Parents … Continue reading

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