Posted on : 30-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : Classroom Management
From typing web addresses incorrectly to searching through a sea of bookmarks, using online resources in the classroom on a daily basis can quickly become difficult to manage. Use these five classroom management tips to keep your interactive content organized and easily accessible.
1. Although not a financial option for every school, the easiest solution to find interactive content and keep it organized is to subscribe to an interactive content company like StarrMatica. StarrMatica provides you with access to over 570 original Flash interactive animations, manipulatives, activities, and games in addition to organizing and categorizing over 3200 interactive content web links. This service makes finding interactive content a breeze with an easy to navigate organizational structure and a state standards search feature. Best of all, StarrMatica only includes ad-free sites and checks to be sure the links are always active. Interactive content can also be accessed by students at home. All of the sites mentioned in the Interactive Content Corner can be found on StarrMatica.
Posted on : 27-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : 3-6 Math, Tables and Graphs
Whole Class Activity: The slide show on the first website can assist with introducing pictographs to your class. The site particularly focuses on paying attention to the key so that you interpret the meaning of each picture correctly.
Posted on : 16-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : 2-D Shapes
Whole Class Activities: Review 2-D shape attributes as a whole class with the first website by directing shapes into the correct gates. Give each student a green square of construction paper and a red square of construction paper. Each student votes on the answer to each attribute question by holding up their green square for “yes” and their red square for “no”. The class answers the questions based on the majority vote.
Posted on : 13-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : General
The first in a series of helpful ebooks was published today on the Interactive Content Corner! Visit our ebooks page to download your personal copy!
Developing Beginning Fractions Concepts with Online Interactive Content is packed with ideas for teaching fractions concepts with interactive online resources.
Feel free to pass it on to your colleagues & friends, tell them about the Interactive Content Corner, and let us know what you think!
More ebooks are coming soon. . .
Posted on : 10-07-2009 | By : InteractiveEducator | In : Tables and Graphs
Whole Class Activity: Use the first website to practice reading bar graphs. Discuss the parts of a graph: title, labels, and scale with the class. Then, use the second website to create a class bar graph. Survey the class about their favorite __________ (fill in the blank) and tally your results together. Then, use the online site to create a bar graph with the data. As a class, determine the labels, scale and title.