|Posted by michelle.sollicito on September 16, 2013 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
I created a new channel on youtube to store all the cogat testing and iowa testing samples I find.. see below
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on August 14, 2013 at 3:15 PM||comments (0)|
You can order any of these great science DVDs for free - no shipping cost either!!!
Great for older kids especially those who want to be doctors!
https://www.hhmi.org/order-materials" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.hhmi.org/order-materials
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on August 11, 2013 at 9:35 AM||comments (0)|
I came across a gem of a site today.
Open Ed website see below, has a host of videos for all grade levels on Common Core Math, Common Core Language Arts, Common Core Social Studies, Next Generation Science Studies, Common Core Literacy, history and technical subjects etc.
https://www.opened.io/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.opened.io/
These sites have great resources for many grades and subjects also:
Various worksheets at different grade levels on different topics
Automated tests on different grades/topics:
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on July 15, 2013 at 5:50 PM||comments (0)|
This set of videos takes you on a fascinating tour of the Chattahoochee Nature Center - especially see the Butterfly Festival vids towards the end..
Tour of the Discovery Center
Fun with Electron Microscopes
Chameleon and Tarantula (sound is bad)
Chameleon Magnets and Tarantula
Eastern King Snake
Julia's Monarch Butterfly
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on July 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM||comments (0)|
Two part field trip to a Reptile Center near Myrtle Beach (South of the Border)
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on June 13, 2013 at 7:10 PM||comments (1)|
Here is a list of sites of use to older kids (middle school and up)
General educational notes on just about every topic
Free courses and videos at pre-college level (including AP and Freshman)
Free books on literature
Free books on physics
Free books on biology
Free computer science books
Free Spanish books
Free Math books
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on June 6, 2013 at 8:25 AM||comments (0)|
For those who have the DVD membership on Netflix, but have older kids, the Standard Deviants dvds are great for educational purposes!
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on May 29, 2013 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
I have reorganized my YouTube page so that now you can see all the playlists I have created for all the different types of educational videos. I have also added substantially to the list! Tell the kids its really easy to skip to the next video if there are any they don't like! ;-)
Here is the page
Here are the shortcuts to some of the best playlists
2nd grade vids
First grade vids
Upper elementary education (3rd grade plus)
Teamwork, traits and personal safety
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on May 14, 2013 at 8:05 PM||comments (0)|
|Posted by michelle.sollicito on May 10, 2013 at 9:05 AM||comments (0)|
Here are some of my favorite websites for educating kids..
Kids Know It
Offers free educational music, movies, worksheets, over 500 free educational games, free educational posters.
It is described as the most popular educational website.
Includes some great features:
- free interactive Solar System http://www.kidsastronomy.com/solar_system.htm ;
- free interactive human body http://www.kidsbiology.com/human_biology/index.php
- free history explorer http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/index.php
The NASA website has a great selection of learning activities including fun games and cool search engines and divides them into grade groups (k-4, 5-8, 9-12 and Higher Education)
KidsOLR Education Directory
Help kids with their homework - this site directory helps them find resources on the web that will help them to research and do their homework
Includes a link to this page, their full homeschooling resource library (Great selection of sites!)
The best way to teach your kids the fundamentals of programming computers in a way that seems like they are just
playing a game and having fun! Developed by Carnegie Mellon University.
Lots of online books for kids to read (interactive and fun!)
Learn all about Energy - why we need it, how we create it, types of energy etc. from this beautifully designed fun website for kids