Monday, April 29, 2013
Look for a great resource for online learning activities aligned to the common core standards by subject and grade level? Look no more! Power My Learning is a great website with plenty online educational activities to support classroom objectives. Topics range from Kindergarten to 12th Grade and include activities for the four main academic areas but also have areas designated for Art & Music, Technology (Programming and Productivity), World Languages, and Your Life (Career, College, and Financial Skills). Check it out!
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Students or teachers can create a digital story, develop an interactive lesson for flipped instruction, or keep track of resources on a certain topic. This tool also integrates with several others such as YouTube, Google, Flicker, and Educreations. http://www.edcanvas.com/lessons
Check out www.pearltrees.com! It is an interesting tool for collecting and organizing your favorite links. It could also help students with organizing resources for a research project, digital story, or project-based learning activity. Here is an example of one centered around BYOT: http://goo.gl/HQcoU
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Parents and teachers looking for educational apps for children between four and seven years old should visit KinderTown to quickly find appropriate apps. All of the apps listed have been reviewed by teachers. The site is also very easy to search. The search filters include the ability to search by device type (iPhone, iPad, Universal), age, subject, and price.