Photo credit: Robin Williams Seize The Day is the mantra that Robin Williams introduced the world to in the movie The Dead Poet’s Society. Melodysheep has put together a remix using words and clips from Williams’ films to inspire others to seize the moment, write poetry, and pursue passionate dreams.
Practice building words with syllables with this fun free app on the Apple App Store. 7 Little Words is challenging and addicting.
Photo credit: Flocabulary Cooking With Nouns is a sample of one of the hip-hop songs created to teach educational content. This is not the best representation of their work. However, they also offer the following samples, which many of which are much better examples: How The Nervous System Works – Science Types of Rocks – […]
Photo credit: Disney Conjunction Junction is the iconic song that was once played in between Saturday morning cartoons. It focuses on the conjunctions and, but, & or. This clip also explains to viewers what conjunctions are used for. Photo credit: Philinter Education Center Grammer Bytes! has a good page with help for what coordinating conjunctions […]
Photo credit: ABCya.com The Friendly Letter Creator helps students organize the first letters that they begin writing. Writing to pen pals or relatives can be a meaningful way for students to practice what they have learned about parts of speech and spelling. Save Save
Photo credit: Ted-Ed Kate Messner shares “How to Build a Fictional World“, on Ted-Ed, to help writer’s understand the rules that are required to suspend the audience’s sense of disbelief. Nalo Hopkinson describes “How to Write Descriptively“, on Ted-Ed, to help writers create an engaging world that reader’s can viscerally experience firsthand. Nadia Kalman teaches […]
Photo credit: Duolingo Duolingo is a dynamic way to learn another language. Save
Photo credit: AdaptedMind AdaptedMind has a site for kids to practice their 1st to 6th grade reading and math skills. A one month free trial is offered. Disclaimer: Be aware, that after the 1 month free trial, it is $9.90/month. Parents, if your kids love these games, then it can be a good value. However, […]
Photo credit: Harcourt School Publishers Word Builder is a game where students unscramble letters to make words. This game has many units to practice for each grade level, and students can pick from grade levels 1 through 6. Save Save Save