Photo credit for all images on this post: teachyourmonstertoread.com Teachyourmonstertoread.com has created a series of short videos to teach students about letter sounds. The song title for each of these is either called Crazy Stir Fry, or Monster Treasure Hunt. The letter a (/a/) The letter b (/b/) The letter c (/c/) The letter d […]
Photo credit: Discovery Education Discovery Education has created a tool for making word searches, for key terms that are used in class. I use these, and several other games, to have students practice content vocabulary. Disclaimer: Some students find word searches to be very difficult.
Photo credit: MathGames Age Of Math is a game that helps students practice math skills from Pre-K math to Algebra. The challenges are complex too. It takes several throws to successfully get objects thrown to the correct targets.
Photo credit: MathGames King of Math is a game designed to match the common core standards for math. In spite the fighting aspect of the game, I do like that the skills practiced automatically switch to the next difficulty level seamlessly while playing the game. However, this might be uncomfortable for younger players who may […]
Photo credit: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Nowhere To Hide is a game that demonstrates how human influence (via pollution) influences which insects the birds will eat first, and how that influences how large each population will get. Save
Photo credit: IDG Communications, Inc. Google Photos Tips & Tricks is a video that teaches how to use Google Photos. Save Save
Photo credit: Al Gore An Inconvenient Truth is a video where Al Gore (45th vice-president of the United States) works to raise public awareness by presenting an overview of climate change and the compelling evidence that humans are contributing to it. This film is a call to action, instructing viewers to reduce greenhouse emissions. Disclaimer: […]
Photo credit: Betty Fei How To Prove The Pythagorean Theorem is a short video that describes multiple ways in which the Pythagorean Theorem can be proved. I like the 1st and 4th explainations the best.
Photo credit: Vortex Bladeless Design It can be easy to get discouraged when looking at the impact that humans are making on the global climate. This post focuses on the positive advances that are being made, and technologies used to help reduce greenhouse emissions (especially carbon and methane). Wind Turbine Advancement New & Revolutionary […]
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Using TCH Or CH is a video that teaches the rule about when each is used. When the vowel before is alone, then use “tch”. When the vowel before has a consonant following it, then use “ch”.