Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Resources



Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- Online
Here are some online resources on Martin Luther King Jr. 

History of the holiday, Biography, timeline, quotes and more on
Factmonster.com

DID YOU KNOW: http://www.holidays.net/mlk/  Has some great “Did
you Know” facts.

powerpoint on the timeline of Dr. King. Some sound effects, good audio on
the”I have a Dream” speech slide, short excerpt. Has some nice images of
his wife, university, and others.

Link to the Video of I have a dream speech. There is a commercial at the
beginning, so let that run and cue it up for your students. Or sign up for
the free membership of teachertube, and you can skip the ad. The video is
11+ minutes long. There is a commentary at the end.

TEXT: http://www.mlkonline.net/  The text for the “I have a Dream”
Speech. Including some discussion questions for students. Some great
photos including his birth home.

JIGSAW PUZZLE: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/martin-luther-king-jr-day/jigsaw-puzzles/portrait.html  Can select Easy, Medium or Hard. Great practice of mousing skills for younger students.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

QR Scavanger Hunt

For Red Ribbon Week this week, our Counselors created a QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Using QR Codes is a great way to motivate students. Students can scan from phones, ipads, and even Chromebooks. If they don't have a QR Reading extension a great one to get is "The QR Code Extension".


For more ideas about using QR Codes in the classroom here's an awesome resource:

Learn more about QR Codes on this post: http://techhintz.blogspot.com/2012/02/qr-codes.html

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Interactive Math Manipulatives

Some great online math manipulatives. 

The following has many links, most are chrome apps, ipad apps as well as websites.

http://catalog.mathlearningcenter.org/apps

Screenshot of a few of them.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Nonfiction/ Fiction Online Activities

Easy, do as a class, station or on individual machines. Students chose one of the images that could happen in real life.
https://www.ixl.com/ela/pre-k/which-could-happen-in-real-life

If you haven't explored https://www.ixl.com/ it has loads of interactive activities! Remember adding links to your Google Classroom is an easy way to share with students!

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Animal Research Websites

This Symbaloo designed specifically for my Second Grade Gattis Students who are researching insects, amphibians and fish.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015