Happy New Year! It is a pleasure to continue highlighting educational websites here on the Wilkes-Barre Educational Examiner. I hope that you’re filing each one away as I have over the years to fill your “bag of tricks”. You never know when you’ll need something quick or be expected to use technology in your classroom. If you bookmark these sites, you’ll be ready to go! Enjoy this weeks selections!
Are you looking for music powerpoints, games, templates, worksheets, games for your general music classroom? Look no further than http://music.pppst.com/musictheory.html. This site is packed with presentations for your classroom. It is sure to spice up your music classes in no time!
Visit the Math Playground at http://www.mathplayground.com/ for math flash cards, math games, logic problems, word problems and math videos. There is something for all grade levels 3-5.
Discover the science behind the growing of trees at http://www.realtrees4kids.org/. The site has content that suits grade levels from K-12, as well as a section specifically geared for teachers.
Language Arts (K-6)
Add some spice to spelling by visiting Spelling City at www.spellingcity.com. This site makes spelling fun with challenging games that will be sure to boost your student’s enthusiasm for learning to spell correctly!
Social Studies (1-4)
Give your student’s a fun way to match states with their location at http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html. The map identifies the state their matching with the location in the country. This site makes geography fun and exciting and will stimulate your visual learners!