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Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies!
Technology applications in the elementary classroom used to motivate and engage all types of learners
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Scribble Maps - Create custom Google maps with scribblings and more

Scribble Maps - Create custom Google maps with scribblings and more | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Draw on Google maps with scribbles, squares, circles, and more!...


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Exciting new approach to classroom learning!

Third grade class achieves impressive results in reading and mathematics, watch to find out how! http://sites.google.com/site/teamdrillhead/ (class website) ...

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Daily Starters | Scholastic.com

Launch the day with Daily Starters — fast, fun, and engaging items in Language Arts, Math, History, and Fun Facts that will spark student brains to begin the school day.
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Scholastic.com | Teacher: Online Activities: Science Explorations: Investigate the Giant Squid: Home Page and Introduction

Note to self, Remeber for Bram!

Watch and learn about the giant squid and the mysteries surrounding this deep sea creature with expert Dr. Neil Landman. Continue to interactive activities to discover more. Includes a teacher's guide.

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Imagination Soup

Imagination Soup | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

This is a fantastic blog with many valuable resources.  Must remember this ONE!

Fun, learning activities to do with your kids...

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Trailmeme

Trailmeme | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Looks interesting and a creative way to show what you have learned about a topic.

Trailmeme is a new kind of publishing that allows you to blaze and walk trails through the web.

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BBC - Schools Science Clips

A highly interactive, curriculum-led science site for children aged 5-11 and their teachers.
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twelve22/paper houses

twelve22/paper houses | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Fun!!!

Free pdf template for paper houses.


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My students will go nuts over this project! Thank you Anna Torborg!
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Launch Pad: Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off!

Launch Pad: Where Young Authors and Illustrators Take Off! | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Launch Pad publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, book reviews, and art by young authors and illustrators.

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Knoword

Knoword | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Great for spelling and vocabulary. Game where you get a definition and the starting letter and must type the word. 


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Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs

Printable Flash Cards for Vocabulary Words-with Photographs | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Free printable flash cards with real photos for kids', ESL, GRE and SAT vocabulary. From InsideStory Flashcards.

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Fun with Comics and Cartoons

This is my RSCON3 July 30th 2011 presentation on "Fun Ways of Exploiting Comics and Cartoons in the Classroom". All the research I did came from this Scoop.it site. I hope you enjoy delving into all the resources here :-)


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Innovative Ways to Teach Creative Writing to Kids

Innovative Ways to Teach Creative Writing to Kids | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Teaching creative writing to kids is important as it not only helps them in their education; it is also a way to communicate online with people around the world.
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Troy Hicks - The Digital Writing Workshop

Troy Hicks, author of the Digital Writing Workshop (Heinemann, 2009), offers an overview of the five principles guiding writing instruction in the 21st centu...

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25 Things Students Forget About the Internet, or Why Explicit Instruction of Internet Literacy is Vital (Plus a Special Bonus Thing!!) | Blogging Pedagogy

25 Things Students Forget About the Internet, or Why Explicit Instruction of Internet Literacy is Vital (Plus a Special Bonus Thing!!) | Blogging Pedagogy | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

With such a heavy emphasis on inquiry and investigation, it is important that PYP educators remember how important it is to explicitly teach internet skills.


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Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky | Writing with Writers | Scholastic.com

Poetry Writing with Jack Prelutsky | Writing with Writers | Scholastic.com | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Explore poetry and get tips from poet Jack Prelutsky! Aimed for students in grades 1-4, use this activity to inspire poetic interest and get published online!
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The Book Chook

The Book Chook | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Super helpful, packed with great ideas! Another go to spot for inspiration:)

tips for parents on literacy and literacy activities for children...

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SMART Board Goodies

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BBC - KS2 Bitesize - Home

BBC - KS2 Bitesize - Home | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

This looks like an engaging way to introduce a lesson and hook yoiur students.

A primary school resource for children studying key stage 2 maths, English and science featuring games activities and tests...

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Teaching Authors--6 Children's Authors Who Also Teach Writing: Writing Workout

Teaching Authors--6 Children's Authors Who Also Teach Writing: Writing Workout | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Lots of different writing prompts from writing teachers. 


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The Book Chook: Creative Prompt - a Poem, Where I'm From

The Book Chook: Creative Prompt - a Poem, Where I'm From | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it

Use the poem Where I'm From as a model to have children innovate and create their own poems. 


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ABCya! Friendly Letter Maker - Learn to Write a Friendly Letter!

ABCya! Friendly Letter Maker - Learn to Write a Friendly Letter! | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
ABCya! Computer Lab: Language Arts - Type a Friendly Letter | This interactive activity helps students to learn the five parts of a friendly letter. By following the step by step guide, students can create a letter and then print it.

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Descriptive Writing | Classroom Strategies | Reading Rockets

Descriptive Writing | Classroom Strategies | Reading Rockets | Technology Uses in the Classroom for Newbies! | Scoop.it
Offers effective teaching strategies, activities, lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, exercises, skills, tests, assessments for reading comprehension, language arts, literacy, fluency, phonics and phonemic awareness for children, especially those...

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Make Your Own AMULET Graphic Novel

Explore Amulet, the new comic book graphic novel for kids by Kazu Kibuishi...
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