Tag Archives: Info Literacy

The Simple Dollar

Check out this blog site for resources for financial literacy. Get information on saving, investing, cutting costs, paying for college, best credit cards, and so much more.  The Simple Dollar

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Test Taking Strategies

BYU’s Career and Academic Success Center had some very good test taking strategies. They have some General Guidelines with additional strategies for the different type of questions such as multiple choice, matching, true/false, essay, and fill in the blank. Test … 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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Encyclopedia of Life

Find out about life on earth. See pictures of ligers (lion and tiger mix), search butterfly species, different types of trees or plants or even bacteria. All life on earth is being cataloged. Encyclopedia of Life

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Google Cultural Institute

Discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world. Explore World Wonders, Historic Moments, Art Collections using Google street view and other Google technologies. Bring Pompeii to life, see video accounts from holocaust survivors, or explore Starry … Continue reading

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OpenEd

OpenEd Free resource with more than 250,000 videos and games aligned to the Common Core 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 … Continue reading

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Your Life on Earth

Would you like to see how you and the earth have changed since you were born? Find out many times your heart has beat, how far you have traveled, how much the ocean has risen, how high a redwood has … Continue reading

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Create a Graph

Try this easy, interactive site with your students. It allows you to create Bar, Line, Area, Pie, and XY charts using their step by step instructions and templates. Create a Graph

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Fact Monster

Try out Fact Monster from Information Please – students can get homework help, find interesting facts, search the reference desk, and use the thesaurus and almanac to gather information for any project. They have thousands of subjects. FactMonster

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60-Second Civics

Join the Center for Civic Education for its daily sixty second podcast for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. You can listen to the day’s topic or you can choose from previous broadcasts. There … Continue reading

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