Newsela builds close reading and critical thinking skills. Give your students a new way to climb the staircase of nonfiction reading comprehension, from fourth grade to college-ready. It is a free subscription for teachers and students. It provides Non-fiction text which can be adjusted to a variety of reading levels. The articles are also high …Details
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Teach Your Monster to Read is a fun and engaging way for students to learn how to read. There are a variety games to help students identify letters and sounds. You simply create a teacher account and add students and they will generate a password. This site is suitable for Kindergarten – Grade 1. Using websites/software in …Details
Natural Curiosity is a fabulous resource for both teacher and students. There are a lot of excellent web links to help build students understanding of the world through environmental inquiry. The site provides information for teachers on the process of inquiry as well as providing many web sites, resources and ideas.
Published on 12 May 2013
A revised version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded by Commander Chris Hadfield on board the International Space Station.
Click here to view the AEF’s Eagle Cam Nest live and to find out more information about this eagle and her chicks. This is a great writing activity for students to record the daily progress especially when the chick hatch! Please note: there is a short advertisement before the live feed begins.
Now that our School division has Google Apps and your students have access to using Google Docs there are so many great reasons to start using it. One thing you can now do is add voice comments to Google Docs. For example if your students are writing an essay you can read it over and offer advice …Details
Highlights is a nice option for students is to engage in reading activities online. It does feature a wealth of educational and entertaining components to keep your kids engaged, including interactive stories, simple craft projects, healthy recipes and a history tidbit of the day.