>Here are a few free educational games fromthat work well with a smartboard … these games are geared towards k -2.
>How to do better searches on the internet is athat would be great to show your students. These tips can help save time as students conduct research.
>I have been working with teachers on this very idea about Personal Learning Network. Sue Walter`s has put together a wiki to assist in planing for own PLN. Networking with like-minded people is really be helpful when you are trying out new technology. Find a PLN, enjoy a cup of coffee, sit back and learn.Photo …Details
Max’s Math Adventures: My name is Max, and this is the truth.
I’m six and a half. My best friend is Ruth. We like to solve problems all about math, like adding, subtracting, patterns, and graphs. These would be great problems to use with your SMARTBoard. Read, listen and solve the problem.
>PicLits is a great way to inspire creative writing. A picture is worth a thousand words.. read my piclit:
See the full PicLit at PicLits.com
Create a simple account … choose a pictures/words and share your posters.
Also, Check out LIFE photo archive … great place to find photos of famous people.
>Here are just a few treasures I found from my Google Reader list.
World Map – you can zoom in and out .. gives you a whole world perspective!
FlickrRiver – a great way to view Flickr photos .. you can also search by topic. You could use the pictures as “writing insprations”
The Teaching Palette – …
Just a reminder to the GSSD teachers to check out Saskatchewan Learning Databases when doing classroom research. Go to Region 3 and select your resource, ie. Infotrack … Encyclopedia.The great thing about this site is that it is geared to appropriate research/reading levels.For example if you scroll down to Encyclopedia Britannica it some great resources …
>If your school does not have the funding for high powered microscopes Bugscope. The Bugscope project provides free interactive access to a scanning electronic microscope (sem)so that students anywhere in the world can explore the microscopic world of insects. Go to ‘Look Around’ and type in spider and …Details