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Entries from May 31st, 2014

Optics for Kids

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

Optics for Kids includes a variety of optical illusions, experiments, and other projects for children ( including science fair ideas).  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.  

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Sheets in 40 minutes

May 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Google Tools

If you are a novice with spreadsheets, you might want to check out Sean McHugh’s post as he introduces Google Spreadsheets to a group of fourth graders in a series of videos.

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Writing along with Google

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom

While I have used Google Story Builder before, when I found these great directions from Daren Schuettpelz, I created another one.  This might be a nice end of the year activity. Please click on the image for the complete story.

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Rhymes with test

May 30th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Science

With the testing season almost over, I have to admit I misread this post on Pest World for Kids the first time around.  From critter crafts to bug quizzes, this kid friendly site would be a success for elementary students.  For the complete post on Free Technology for Teachers, please click here.  

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