Tag: school

Embracing dyslexia

09/23/2013 | By More
Embracing dyslexia

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children […]

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MonsterZ – Rows and tracing

07/01/2013 | By More
MonsterZ – Rows and tracing

Today’s freebie contains monsters waiting to be colored and traced. Look carefully and complete the rows using the correct colors. Trace the monsters in different colors. There are also monstercards to trace. Children can create a memory out of these cards – simply print them twice – or use them for other games. Have fun! […]

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Look carefully! One shape is missing.

06/24/2013 | By More
Look carefully! One shape is missing.

For today’s freebie you need to look carefully! One shape from the field on the right is missing in the field on the left. Can you find the missing shape? There are two levels of difficulty. Level one: The shapes have been mixed. Level two: The shapes have been mixed AND turned around and/or mirrored. […]

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Dino – Perception Training

06/10/2013 | By More
Dino – Perception Training

  Dino – Perception Training – that is today’s freebie: Arrange dinos from small to big, find the dino that is exactly the same, find pieces from a picture. These exercises train visual and spatial perception and attention – important skills for reading, writing and calculating. DOWNLOAD (6 MB – file may take a while […]

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K12 Timed Reading Practice

04/24/2013 | By More
K12 Timed Reading Practice

K12 Timed Reading Practice lets readers in levels K-4 practice fluency by reading short, timed stories. Improving fluency allows readers to read smoothly and quickly so they can focus on comprehension rather than on decoding words. Features Stories More than 250 short, engaging stories for young readers A variety of fiction and non-fiction 46 Flesch-Kincaid […]

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Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

04/11/2013 | By More
Understanding Dyslexia: Infographic

We found this great infographic on Understanding Dyslexia over at weareteachers.com. If you want to know more on how to help children with dyslexia, read our Apple iBook Dyslexia? Dyscalculia? Source: http://www.weareteachers.com/community/blogs/weareteachersblog/blog-wat/2013/04/03/understanding-dyslexia-infographic

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Picture chaos

04/08/2013 | By More
Picture chaos

Over at openclipart.org we have seen a nice pinguin which has been waiting for an appearance in our worksheets for a while. The pinguin with all its disguises is perfect for today’s freebie Picture chaos. The pictures are mixed up and children have to put the numbers in the correct order. The pinguins are also […]

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Free Reading

03/28/2013 | By More
Free Reading

FreeReading is a free, high-quality, open-source reading program addressing literacy development for grades K-3. Leveraging the collective wisdom of researchers, teachers, reading coaches, and other education and industry professionals, FreeReading provides a high-quality, cost-effective alternative to static materials. By establishing a foundation of hundreds of research-based lessons and materials that users can download and use […]

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To this day

03/14/2013 | By More
To this day

As a child Shane Koyczan was often bullied in school. His experiences with violence in schools still echo throughout his life but standing to face the problem has helped him in immeasurable ways. He wrote “To This Day”, a spoken word poem, to further explore the profound and lasting impact that bullying can have on […]

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Creativity matters in education

03/08/2013 | By More
Creativity matters in education

As an educator, you have an opportunity and an obligation to foster creativity in your students, while also helping them develop digital skills. When students become creators of digital content, they can amplify their ideas and increase their impact. Article by Adobe

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