Archive for the ‘July 30, 2012’ Category

Deforest Action

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://dfa.tigweb.org/

This resources is a great resource to get students thinking about civic responsibility and our environment.

Mathalicious

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.mathalicious.com/

Reading Like a Historian Project

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45

A collection of  lesson plans focusing on instruction via inquiry and research  to teach US history.

The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents modified for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities.

Know ELLs

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://knowells.ning.com/

A site (Ning) created to support teachers of English Language Learner students by the Great Valley Writing Project.

Writing With Google Docs

Monday, July 30th, 2012

A nice resource by Catlin Tucker on using Google Docs in the writing process.

http://catlintucker.com/2012/07/writing-with-google-docs-foster-collaboration-creation-while-addressing-common-core/

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.nanowrimo.org/

National Novel Writing Month is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to novel writing. Participants begin writing on November 1. The goal is to write a 50,000 word, (approximately 175 page) novel by 11:59:59, November 30.

Teach Your Monster to Read

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/

GooRu

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.goorulearning.org/gooru/index.g#/home

Gooru is a search engine for learning that allows you to explore and study over 2,600 standards-aligned and personalized study guides. Study guides cover 5th-12th grade math and science topics, and resources include digital textbooks, animations, instructor videos and more. All resources are vetted and organized by teachers or Gooru’s content experts, so you don’t have to sort through the mess of subpar educational resources available online yourself.

Sophia

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.sophia.org/

An online resources for exploring concepts in math and science integrating familiar web based activities.

The Public Domain Review

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://publicdomainreview.org/

The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available online.

SpongeLab’s Dragon Breeder Game

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.spongelab.com/game_pages/DB.cfm?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Dragon+Breeder+Beta+begins%21&utm_source=YMLP&utm_term=drag.png

A tool for Teaching kids genetics and inheritance.

Physics Games

Monday, July 30th, 2012

http://www.physicsgames.net/

Computer Based Games for Teaching Physics