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Entries from December 20th, 2013

Docs in a Box

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

When I was teaching fifth grade, Labs in a Box were an easy way to save related information.  If you need historical images (although slightly limited in scope), check out Digital Docs in a Box.  Samples range from American Westward Expansion to Presidential Inaugurations. (From TeachersFirst- click here for the complete post)

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A suite of writing tools-the Writing Navigator

December 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts

SAS Curriculum Pathways is a site I came across in my science class days.  But they have really expanded the number of interactive tools for students.  Here is the highlight from a recent email: Writing Reviser is part of a suite of tools that supports students through the entire writing process: planning, drafting, revising, and […]

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Want PenPals for your class?

December 17th, 2013 · No Comments · edmodo

Here is a chance to use edmodo and connect with another classroom.  The  Global Classroom Project will begin after the new year.  Visit their wiki for information and the signup link.

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For the younger kids

December 16th, 2013 · No Comments · Classroom

Here is a cute interactive for younger students to help encourage good hygiene practices.  The Hand Washing Challenge takes the kids though a series of daily events and help them learn the correct procedures for keeping clean. (From Teachers First)

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