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The Best of the Week: Volume 8

Posted by Marygrove MAT on May 22, 2014 2:11:30 PM

The_Best_of_the_WeekThere’s never enough time to blog and reblog all of the interesting resources we find during the week, so we decided to start a Best of the Week List where we share all of the education-related blogs, articles, apps and resources we come across every week.

Classroom Management/ Student Engagement

Reading and Language Arts
Memetales App (15 free books when you register for free; every week thereafter, users receive a free book)
E.B. White’s Beautiful Letter to a Man Who Had Lost Faith in Humanity
Book Mooch (give away the books you’ve read; get new ones you want)
Glossi (create and share your own digital magazines)
The 5-Sentence Challenge
How to Write a 10-Minute Play

STEM-Related
Best Science Apps for Kids (ages 4-21)

Summer Learning for Students
Tips for Preventing the Summer Slide

History and Social Studies
World History and Timeline Database
Twilight Histories (free history podcasts)
Rome Reborn: A Virtual Tour of Ancient Rome in 320 CE
History Shots (prints and posters that tell stories)

Random Links and Useful Apps
25 Interactive Web Sites for Virtual Field Trips (free PDF guide)
How to lock ipad / iPhone screen so kids stay within the app?
Curiosity (a database of the web’s best learning videos)
Comment Bubble (useful app for capturing student response to videos)
Takepart
Embed.ly (a free app that allows you to embed anything)



End of the Year Advice Book

       

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