Help for Elementary Students

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Educational Resources

Elementary

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Department of Education

This site has many links to help with Science, Mathematics, Reading, etc. 

http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html

 

ERIC

As ERIC web page states, “ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Planet Hop

This site is a fun way to learn the x and y coordinates as well as the solar system.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/mathsfile/shockwave/games/planethop.html

 

National Library of Virtual Math Manipulatives

From number operations, algebra, geometry, probability, data analysis, and measurement, this site is a treasure trove of activities that integrate games and/or active learning while the child is mastering the concept.

http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

 

Free online graph paper

If you have children like mine, then you have been asked for graph paper at 8:30 pm and do not know how you will get it on time for the required homework assignment.  This site has various types of graph papers that you can download for free!

http://www.incompetech.com/graphpaper/

 

History of Money
Lists a number of sources for the history of money.
http://www.purechecks.com/all-personal-checks/before-there-were-checks-the-history-of-money.html 


US Insurance Agents

Resource listing links to many helpful sites. Thanks Debra Coleman! 

https://usinsuranceagents.com/financial-literacy-kids-teens-saving-investing-budgeting-beyond

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These resources were sent to us by Jasmine Dyoco from Educator Labs http://educatorlabs.org/. They include many references useful to parents and, especially to educators. It contains a treasure of ideas, activities and lesson plans with new ideas and new approaches. Teaching history through food - how cool is that? Thanks Jasmine!

 Nutrition Education: Resources for Middle and High School http://healthymeals.nal.usda.gov/nutrition-education/nutrition-education-resources-middle-and-high-school 
Teaching World War One History through Food
http://www.historians.org/teaching-and-learning/classroom-content/teaching-wwi-history-through-food 
STEM-Works Activities 
http://stem-works.com/activities 
Financial Literacy and Real Estate Investment Lesson Plans
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/finance-lesson-plans.php 
Biology Lesson Plans: Activities, Experiments, and Science Labs 
http://www.ngsslifescience.com/biology_lesson_plans.html 
The Educator’s Guide to Building and Construction 
http://www.homeadvisor.com/r/educators-guide-to-building-and-construction/ 
7 Practices for Effective Learning 
http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/nov05/vol63/num03/Seven-Practices-for-Effective-Learning.aspx 
Smartphones as Tools for Education: Getting Smart With Smartphones 
https://www.ecyclebest.com/resources/smartphones-as-tools-for-education 
Education World: Using Technology in the Classroom 
http://www.educationworld.com/a_tech/archives/technology.shtml 
A Guide to Classroom Technologies that Increase Learning: An Educator’s Resource 
http://highspeedinternet.com/blog/resources/a-guide-to-classroom-technologies-that-increase-learning-an-educators-resource  

 


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