Resources for Teachers
Definitely sites to check out!
Surf Net Kids
Thinglink allows you to make an interactive picture. This provides a hands-on experience for the observer. Students can create one to showcase themselves. A teacher can use this to introduce a topic in the classroom or to have a better understanding of the subject. The picture can provide links to other resources focusing on that topic or given individual steps to finish a process.
Wordle is a site can be used in many different ways. Teachers can use this to provide spelling words, or give their students vocabulary words pertaining to the story they are reading. Students will be interested and want to learn more by being intrigued with how the topic is being introduced.
Scratch is a site I found that introduces a way to do easy programming on the computer. By creating characters and programming buttons you can use this site to teach formulas, math problems, and shapes. This site can also be used to create skits or plays to introduce a topic or create a better understanding within your students.
Ways to start the day in your classroom
This is a site that provides teachers with resources they can use in their classrooms. video tutorials are given to give teachers ideas oh how to handle difficult situations, how to connect with students and new teaching strategies they can use. Within the site are products teachers may need and activities their students may enjoy. One thing I found really interesting was they way the site made connections. Every teacher dreads the question "how will we use this in the future?" Well this site provides ways to link their learning with their future.
How to teach summarizing and main idea
All teachers need help coming up with new and interesting way to teach a specific topic or subject. This site provides activities and resources teachers can include in their lesson plans. They focus on the four main core subjects and provide lesson ideas teachers can implement for their own use. This site also provides interactive opportunities for students to be involved. Online games are available for students to play while help and resources are also available for parents to use to help their child at home.
Vocabulary Spelling City