Tag Archives: Info Literacy

Plickers

Use Plickers for formative assessment. It is a free tool. You download and print the answer cards that look like puzzle pieces. They are numbered 1 – 63. You give each student a card. They turn the card to answer … Continue reading

Posted in Teacher Tools | Tagged , | Comments Off on Plickers

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!

Posted in Common Core, Digital Learning, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5, Language Arts, Reading, Teacher Tools | Tagged | Comments Off on OverDrive – the anywhere, anytime public library

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

Posted in Careers, Grades 9-12 | Tagged | Comments Off on The Simple Dollar

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

Posted in Study skills | Tagged | Comments Off on Test Taking Strategies

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

Posted in Common Core, Grades 6-8, Grades K-5, Reading, Teacher Tools | Tagged , | Comments Off on New Poetry Sets by ReadWorks.org

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

Posted in Science | Tagged , | Comments Off on Encyclopedia of Life

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

Posted in Fine Arts, Geography, Social Studies, Teacher Tools | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Google Cultural Institute

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

Posted in Common Core, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, Grades K-5 | Tagged | Comments Off on OpenEd

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

Posted in Science, Social Studies | Tagged , | Comments Off on Your Life on Earth

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

Posted in Math | Tagged | Comments Off on Create a Graph