I do my best to highlight a different website each week. The websites I choose are either my favorites that I have used in the past or a new website I have come across that I think is really neat and could be very helpful. Some are fun online games. I hope you find something you like! =)
Website of the Week
Earth Day is just around the corner. Check out this website created by Shannon of the Technology Rocks. Seriously. blog. It has tons of games and activities to help make Earth Day fun.
Earth Day Fun
Are you teaching your children to write letters? Need some pen pals for them to write to? Why not try writing to pen pals in a different country?
International Pen Friends is a website that connects your students to students around the world.
To sign up go to http://members.ozemail.com.au/~penpals/
This website hosted from Ireland is a live video cam of a countryside where leprechauns are said to make appearances. Use this fun website on St. Patrick's Day to inspire a creative writing assignment.
Ever heard of coding? It's what makes computers run and games work, and your students can learn how to do it with this fun new coding game..Code with Anna and Elsa.
In this game, the user drags pieces of code together to make a sequence to tell Elsa which way to skate. She will skate in the direction that you code her to. Her skating will create a snowflake design. "Snow" much fun! Try it out by going to
Tons of Christmas activities and games all in one place? Yes, please! Shannon over at the technology rocks. seriously. blog is all about making it easy for you and your students to access these fun activities and games for the holidays. She created another website that is full of Christmas fun. Check it out:
Shannon over at the technology rocks. seriously. blog has created a google site full of fall fun games and activities. It's simple enough for kids to navigate and click on the game or activity they want to play.
To visit this fun page, click HERE or on the picture above.
Get the wiggles out with this fun website that provides free brain breaks for students. Brain breaks are short, fun moving activities to get the blood pumping and get the wiggles out. Try it out and see for yourself.
Turn "beautiful words into meaningful images in seconds" with Quozio. This site makes it easy to share your creations as well as it connects to facebook and Twitter, or you can email it. An account is required, but accounts are free.
Here's an example of one sign I made:
Check it out and see what you think.
Check out this cool QR code website called QR Voice. It lets you type in a message and then it will create a QR code that when scanned will turn what you typed into a voice that reads the message.
Scan the code above to see the example I made, then go to http://qrvoice.net/ to try it out for yourself. Really cool!
Need a free and easy way to record what you are doing on your computer to share with others? Why not try Screencast-O-Matic? It's free to use for up to 15 minutes of recording. And the Pro version is only $15 a year.
Check it out at
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