Friday, October 31, 2008

This collection of ready-to-use graphic organizers will help children to organize ideas and communicate more effectively.
Also check out Character and Story Graphic Organizers from Educational Oasis

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Kindergarten Technology Integration Links ...Yes! Kindergarten Students Can Use Technology!

Check this out easy to use virtual pumpkin carving!

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

You can create some great photo effects with Dumpr - here’s one I did.
Dumper: start here

Run by special needs teacher Simon Evans, the site contains lots of free downloadable programs and printable resources that are very useful for special schools, children with SEN or just younger students in general. It has been updated with new and custom templates too.

Are you looking for a literacy guide that could be given to parents as a resource to help their children at home. This could be an excellent resource to connect parents and school in terms of the literacy component of your curriculum.

What is it? A Compact for Reading is "a written agreement among families, teachers, principals, and students to work together to help improve the reading skills of kindergarten through third grade children."

The School-Home Links Reading Kits are designed to help parents and schools improve reading and literacy skills. They are designed to be used with the Compact for Reading Handbook, which is available on the site. The program is intended for grade levels K through 3 and includes activities that are developmentally appropriate for each level. Each kit contains 100 activities that can be downloaded individually from the site, or the entire collection can be downloaded as pdf files using Adobe Acrobat. These kits and the companion Web site are a joint publication of the U.S. Department of Education, the Corporation for National Service, the Los Angeles Times, and Little Planet Learning