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Kids News and News Articles for Kids - GoGoNews -

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GoGoNews has the latest kids news articles and news articles that are fun for kids!

GoGo News provides ‘Big news for little people’, and
is perfect for PYP students. New, age-appropriate news stories are added every day, with an emphasis on green issues. Sign up to the daily newsletter and you’ll never miss out on a story.

“This site is engaging, fun and dynamic. It helps me create conversations about world issues and inquiry”

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52 Interesting Ways to use Wordle in the Classroom

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ThinkQuest : Think.com, Oracle Education Foundation, Projects | Competition | Library

ThinkQuest is a protected, online learning platform that enables teachers to integrate learning projects into their classroom curriculum and students to develop 21st century skills.

Want somewhere students can learn about everything from Cantonese opera to deforestation, and share their own projects with the world? ThinkQuest is just the place. It allows collaboration with peers across the globe, and is available in 11 languages. There’s also an annual, project-based competition with enticing prizes.

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brainstorming

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Edistorm is brainstorming without the bored room. Using sticky notes on a boardroom wall as a metaphor, users brainstorm ideas online and make better decisions.

Brainstorming goes high-tech. Edistorm allows users to collate ideas in real time, collaborating with others. All brainstorms are saved to revisit later and there are even ‘Idea Bots’ to help you out if you get stuck. “This is ideal: it encourages authentic conversation and deep thinking”

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Kids News and News Articles for Kids - GoGoNews -

Kids News and News Articles for Kids - GoGoNews - | Great Educational Sites | Scoop.it
GoGoNews has the latest kids news articles and news articles that are fun for kids!

GoGo News provides ‘Big news for little people’, and
is perfect for PYP students. New, age-appropriate news stories are added every day, with an emphasis on green issues. Sign up to the daily newsletter and you’ll never miss out on a story.

“This site is engaging, fun and dynamic. It helps me create conversations about world issues and inquiry”

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ARKive - Discover the world's most endangered species

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ARKive - the ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered species. Includes endangered species videos, photos, facts & education resources.

Wildlife films and photos are vital weapons in the battle to save the world's endangered species from the brink of extinction.

So with the help of the world’s best filmmakers, photographers, conservationists and scientists, ARKive is creating the ultimate multimedia guide to the world's endangered animals, plants and fungi.

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Wordle - Beautiful Word Clouds

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Generate a ‘word cloud’ from any piece of text. The clouds give prominence to the most repeated words, so it’s ideal for spotting patterns. Students can change colours, spacing and fonts, turning the cloud into a work of art.

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share with your friends.

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BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts

BrainPOP - Animated Educational Site for Kids - Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts | Great Educational Sites | Scoop.it
Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies, Arts & Music and English movies, quizzes, activity pages and school homework help for K-12 kids, aligned with state standards...

For younger students, the award-winning Brainpop is full of animated videos and interactive quizzes designed to make learning fun. Explore a large range of free resources covering subjects including maths, science, English and arts, with the option of paying to access further materials

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Sustainability & Global Issues Curriculum | Facing the Future

Facing the Future, a nonprofit, offers sustainability and global issues curriculum, professional development, service learning, and free K-12 lessons.

Full of free resources about global sustainability, this is packed with ideas to bring issues like climate change and overpopulation to life in the classroom – and inspire community activities.

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Worldstat.com - statistics for education

www.worldstat.com is an educational site that gives you access to updated statistics for a fact-based education in order to ensure a greater understanding of the world without prejudice and misunderstandings.

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MERLOT Pedagogy Portal

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It might sound like a site dedicated to wine theory, but this pedagogy portal is a one-stop shop for the latest educational thinking. You’ll find over 1,300 materials, including links, interviews, articles and professional development resources arranged by subject.

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nrich.maths.org :: Mathematics Enrichment :: nrich.maths.org

nrich.maths.org :: Mathematics Enrichment :: nrich.maths.org | Great Educational Sites | Scoop.it
Get free resources to enrich your maths lessons from this Cambridge University site. You’ll find games, problems and articles, arranged by age and suitable for students from age 5 to 19. As it’s updated with new material on the first of each month, there’s always something new to explore.
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ProjectExplorer.org

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Welcome to the multi-award winning ProjectExplorer.org educational series which provides free, online films and multimedia materials aimed at fostering the next generation of global citizens.

Travel around the world, discover remote communities and learn about different cultures, all without leaving the classroom. With a mix of videos, vibrant photographs, articles and recipes, Project Explorer aims to create a new generation of global citizens. All material is organized by age group.

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Storybird - Artful storytelling

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Everyone can be a published author thanks to Storybird. Choose from a large selection of charming illustrations, then write a story around the pictures, either working alone or collaboratively. Finished books are published online for Storybird users to
enjoy and give feedback on. Teachers can sign up for a free class account.

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Gapminder: Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view. - Gapminder.org

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Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact based world view.

Explore global trends and introduce students to the joy of stats with Gapminder.
This huge bank of data, on subjects such as imports and exports, education and life expectancy, can be viewed as figures, graphs or map visualizations, improving world knowledge at a glance.

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Project Gutenberg

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Project Gutenberg offers 36,000 free ebooks to download.

Teachers and Students can choose from over 33,000 free e-books in this huge online library. From physics to poetry, biology to the Bard, bibliophiles will be able to spend hours browsing the virtual shelves, which cover 60 languages. A treasure trove for free texts.

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