Have some free time? Check these out!
Dogo News: Kids‘ news articles & current events. ―Fodder for young minds‖ http://www.dogonews.com/
Fun For the Brain: A set of interactive games which can be used on the SmartBoard or learning center. From the website: ―Learn and review English grammar and early reading skills with these games.‖ http://www.fun4thebrain.com/english.html
GB4K (Global Broadcast for Kids): Entertainment, sports, news, and learning ‗channels‘ created by students for students. http://www.gb4k.com/
Game Goo – Learning That Sticks: Houghton Mifflin gives us a number of online games to practice alphabetizing skills, phonics, identifying synonyms & antonyms, and more. http://earobics.com/gamegoo/gooey.html
Literacy Head: From the website: ―We gather visual art and organize it in reading and writing lessons and tools. From comprehension strategies to writing workshop mini-lessons, Literacyhead uses visual art to teach reading and writing standards in ways that are engaging and accessible to students with different needs.‖ http://literacyhead.com/
Read-Write-Think: This classic site is a ‗treasure trove of teaching materials‘. Check out the ‗Student Interactives‘ option under ‗Classroom Resources‘ for a number of interactive teaching tools. http://www.readwritethink.org/