What’s Hot for Tots?
The Best Web Sites for PK-2
Selecting Web Resources
Things to Look for
Example: Literacy and More - Between the Lions
Simple, clean interface
An interface which requires little user-support
Example: Real or Make Believe - Game Goo
Plans for waiting time
Example: Boowa Kwala
Learning is the Goal
Linear Patterns (online)
Characteristic Patterns (online)
Patterns with Weather
Open Ended Patterns (online)
Auditory Patterns (online)
Auditory Patterns –(online)
The NEW NETS for Students
I. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
Bembo’s Zoo - Play with Letters
II. Communication and Collaboration
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
Epals - PenPals for your class
Podcasts, never too early?
III. Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
Projects to Join
Tooth Tally Project
IV. Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making
Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
Math Tool - Graphing
Numbers to Graph - Daily Ideas
V. Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
Keeping Children Safe…
Students should not use their names online or on the computers.
Giving Credit to Others
Teach to give credit…
VI. Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
Computer Skills - Use something to help make sure you leave no gaps…
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Keyboarding – The Beginning
Resource Examples by Curriculum Area
Math and Science Resource Examples
Illuminations - The BEST Math Examples and tools
BBCi Math Resources - Excellence
Math – Money (dollars, euros and more)
Math - Time
Science with PEEP
The National Zoo
Literacy Resource Examples
Fluency - Kididdles
Vocabulary Development - Word Fun
Book Reviews By and For Kids
Storyline - Audiobooks Read by Famous People
Lots of Literacy Activities
Make a Robot and then write about it!
Rubistar - Almost Instant Rubrics
Personal Education Press
Thank you for your interest… Please let me know if I can help you or your colleagues use technology in wise and powerful ways with learners!