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All of the activities, websites, and resources I plan on using in my elementary classroom
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NurtureStore: kids activities, crafts and play ideas

NurtureStore: kids activities, crafts and play ideas | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it
NurtureStore is packed full of play ideas, kids' crafts and fun activities...

Good resource for more play/exploration ideas.

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remind101

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A safe way for teachers to text message students and keep in touch with parents.

Looks like a good service for one way communication, but I still think two way communication would be better.  My solution: buy a cheap track phone!

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img_0687 » Third Graders, Dreaming Big

img_0687 » Third Graders, Dreaming Big | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it

Students paint underneath their desks like Michelangelo!  This would be a neat and very creative activity.

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youngmakersprogram

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A site for participants in the Young Makers Program...

Cool resource for lots of projects.  Related to the Maker Faire.

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT

YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it
This lesson is a fun way to combine art and science. Using collage to learn about food and nutrition, as well as, good and poor eating habits. In addi...

Awesome activity! Really forces students to think about what they're eating.

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The Story of Send

The Story of Send | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it
Follow an email on its journey to see what happens when you send a message. Along the way, discover our data centers with videos and photos.

Very cute animation with good explanations about how emails are sent.

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Living Classrooms: Learning by Doing

Living Classrooms: Learning by Doing | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it

"The Living Classroom Foundation's interdisciplinary shipboard and land-based education programs emphasize hands-on, applied learning of academics, build critical thinking skills, teach teamwork, and enhance problem-solving abilities."

Looks like a good non-profit with great activities.  One is even at Glen Echo!

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The Water Quality Educator and Monitoring Outfit :: Lamotte Company

The Water Quality Educator and Monitoring Outfit :: Lamotte Company | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it

I want to do water quality with my students so badly!

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Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY

Instructables - Make, How To, and DIY | Elementary Activities | Scoop.it
Instructables is the Biggest How To and DIY community where people make and share inspiring, entertaining, and useful projects, recipes, and hacks.

Great site for all sorts of awesome projects!

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