Sumdog is a great site for teachers and parents to use to set up children with free math games that practice much needed skills. You will get reports to help you track your child’s progress. All in all, it is a really good motivating tool for improving math skills.
We are off and running to a great start this year! Students have their schedules and teachers are already sharing knowledge that is sure to have a life-long impact on these little lives.
One of the many skills that will be addressed this year is Grammar. We are cultivating good writing and grammar usage, so these Grammar Practice games just might be links that you are needing to improve upon those skills. Enjoy!
Here are the PPT slides for the TCEA Tots and Technology Conference presentation ,”Follow the Bounce N Ball”. Discover a way to combine information in a fun and engaging way by using the free Web 2.0 tool, Bounce. Originally designed as a way to “bounce” feedback from one individual to another, Bounce is quickly becoming an invaluable educational tool. Take an informational webpage, or uploaded image, and customize it by embedding questions, comments, links, additional images, videos, Vokis, etc. Learn how students can work together on PBL projects or presentations. Bounce provides a perfect opportunity for students to collaborate creatively and share with each other in an online environment.
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With state assessments at an end, this is a good time to offer some links to a few online games that students will love. Smarty Games also offer some excellent mobile games for your idevice at Smarty Games Mobile. If you finish up your work and want something fun to do, I recommend “The Pirate Island”.
This game will help our students understand and recognize compound words. Students will be asked to pick out the compound words from paragraphs. Have fun while adding to your vocabulary skills!
Learn and practice your capitalization rules in this fun online Capitalization game. Watch your writing skills improve as you master these rules.
Mrs. Peery and I are here in the Austin, Texas. Austin is the capital of Texas. We were wondering how many Texas cities or town that we could collect here on an Answer Garden. Do you think we can reach 100? 200?
If you have students who are having a difficult time memorizing multiplication facts, then this site may be just what you and your students are needing. Multiplication.com is a site where students (and parents) can choose a specific fact that is proving difficult and listen to an audio and video story that will bring meaning to the math fact. Students can also take pre-test on facts, view tips and tricks for remembering facts, play games, and much more. Also, students can use this site to practice addition and subtraction skills. This site would made a GREAT Center during small group time.
BIGbot by Merriam-Webster is a wonderful game that will help students build their understanding of antonyms and synonyms. The discover of this game could not come at a better time. Students are gearing up to take the STAAR assessment and by engaging in this game, they will be able to increase their vocabulary while having fun at the same time.