Monday, February 28, 2011

Learning Games for Kids

Learning games for kids is a great site filled with games for most content areas. The games focus on skill building with the added bonus of educational songs and some videos.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Art Project

Ever wish you could take your students to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City or to the National Gallery in London? The Art Project powered by Google now makes it possible. This site allows students to explore museums from around the world while zooming on works of art at amazing levels. The Art Project also allows students to create and share their own collections art.

Monday, February 21, 2011

We Choose the Moon

An incredible site I learned about from Kelly Tenkely on her blog iLearn Technology. This site allows student to drop down in history and experience the Apollo II launch and mission. We Choose the Moon allows students to control the mission and view the stages of the mission. Students get to experience the mission control chatter as well as read mission transcripts.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Classroom Blogging

Want to encourage your students to blog but are unsure how to get started? Here is a great presentation by Tom Barret on the subject of blogging: 37 Interesting Ideas for Classroom Blog Posts. Mr. Barrett offers numerous ways to include students and parents in classroom blogging as well as teacher blogging. This presentation is worth taking a look at. Mr. Barrett also offers the opportunity to contribute ideas and tips to his presentation. Good luck and happy classroom blogging!

Visit Tom Barrett's blog for more Interesting Ways... presentations.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Coin Flip

Coin Flip

I was introduced to a new site today (new to me)during a session at TCEA 2011. This site allows you to flip a coin. This could be used in the classroom in various ways such as: skills assessment and classroom management. The uses are only limited by the imagination.