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Streaming Discovery Education
Create interactive flashcards, then play games using your cards. This could a great way to quickly check for understanding.
Online Visual Dictionary http://visual.merriam-webster.com/index.php
Very detailed illustrations for thousands of concepts and objects
Object of History http://www.objectofhistory.org/
From the National Museum of American History- contains video explorations of periods in history through an important object. Of interest to our curriculums: Jefferson's writing desk and Woolworth's lunch counter
Middle School Portal to Math and Science Pathways http://www.msteacher2.org/
The Math and Science Resources on the left side are especially helpful.
Bloom's Taxonomy for Higher Level Skills http://www.techlearning.com/article/8670
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) http://www.thegateway.org/
One stop access to high quality lesson plans, curricular units and other education resources on the Internet.
Teachers.net Middle School Center http://teachers.net/mentors/middle_school/
Need ideas for a unit? Having problems dealing with a parent? Just need some place to share your experiences? Teachers.net is a chat room designed especially for middle school teachers.
Forum for teachers to share ideas, access a mentor program, or participate in a classroom pen pal program.
Our Documents: A National Initiative on American History, Civics, and Service http://ourdocuments.gov/
Primary source documents from American History, including The Declaration of Independence, The Emancipation Proclamation, and the 14th Amendment. Shows the actual document and an easier to read transcript. Also has a teacher's resource page. Students can also access this link from the Research page of this web site.
TeacherVision- Graphic Organizers http://www.teachervision.fen.com/lesson-plans/lesson-6293.html?detoured=1
Printable graphic organizers to use for math and language arts.
Write Design Online- Graphic Organizers http://www.writedesignonline.com/organizers/
A wide variety of graphic organizers.
Includes a Lesson Planning Center, Newsletter, Classroom Management, Subject Area Rescources, Teacher Tools, and Professional Development. While not everything is available for free, you do not have to be a member to access many things.
Graphic Organizer Index http://www.graphic.org/goindex.html
Index of some of the most common graphic organizers including webbing and flow charts. Each type includes examples and good descriptions of the organizers.
SCORE Graphic Organizer Activity Bankhttp://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/actbank/torganiz.htm
Database of several types of graphic organizers, along with a description of the organizer.
Teach-nology Graphic Organizer Makers http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/graphic_org/
You can generate 5 different organizers by filling out a form. Includes Venn diagram, Timeline, SQ3R chart, Concept web, and KWL chart.
Education Place Graphic Organizers- Houghton Mifflin http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/
A long list of printable graphic organizers of many varieties. All are PDF files and require Adobe Reader to open
Ice Breakers for that First Day- Education World
There are some great tips for starting the year off right. These would also be excellent SPRINTS activities
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Updated on: May 20, 2010 2:28 PM
Knoxville Middle School 102 N. Lincoln Knoxville, IA 50138 (641)842-3315