Mrs. Cohen's Exploratorium Page

Mrs. Cohen’s Exploratorium Page


                                                              Check Out These Sites!  
No Pain, High Gain
Standardized Test Preparation
By Nell K. Duke and Ron Ritchhart http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/assessment/nopain.htm#stress 

   
The Test-Taking Strategy                                                                                                                                  By Helen Barrier                            http://www.vcld.org/pages/newsletters/01_02_fall/testtaking.htm  

                                                                                                            

                                                                                                              BASIC TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

Some of these items are from works by Jamie Williams and Edye Mayor http://www.edconsultmidwest.com/articles/testaking.htm                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                         be a website sleuth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 by Jan Ferguson and Marge Wagner  http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqwagner/webqswagner.html    
  Let’s Meet Jan Brett                                                                                                                  Second or Third grade language arts activities by Jennifer Meierhttp://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqmeier/webqsmeier.htm  

                                                                                                                                                     Free Learning Resources that are truly unique!

 http://www.rhlschool.com/    
                                                                                                                                                                               Free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students http://teach-nology.com/       
New South Wales Resources for the Classroom Teacher                                                                                                         Lesson Plans, Units of Work and Resources to Assist Teachers in their Classrooms  http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/teachers/lesson_plans.htm     

  PETE'S POWER POINT STATION                                                                                                                                                 FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format & Free Interactive Activities for Kids

            http://www.pppst.com/index.html   Writing at pppst.comFree Presentations in PowerPoint format http://languagearts.pppst.com/letters.html  

Focus on vocabulary instruction http://www.webenglishteacher.com/vocab.html    
The Tucson InstituteEducational charity- main mission is to educate the public to develop skills and methods to speak and listen to each other, and to understand the common values we share as Americans as well as our differences. http://www.u.arizona.edu/~mns/ti.html    
Reading A-Z
On line reading program and resources http://www.readinga-z.com/index.php   
Primary resourceshttp://www.theschoolbell.com/    
Florida Center for Reading Research            Research, presentations, publications, and teacher resources             http://www.fcrr.org/index.htm    

 Teachley's Amazing Talking Brain

The snippets of information that form the content for Teachley's Amazing Talking Brain are written as though a child's brain is doing the talking. http://www.ncwiseowl.org/Kscope/TeacherHut/Teachley/index.html#   
Web Resources for Teacher                                                                                                                                    Resources, web graphics, music files, and web tutorials http://www.owen.k12.ky.us/TRT/primaryteacherresources.htm  
6 Traits of Writing OWL (Online Writing Lab) for Elementary Students      http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/teacherlinks/sixtraits/sixtraits.html   
                                                                                            Early Learning                                                                                                                                                          Activities for preparing for kindergarten                     http://www.pde.state.pa.us/early_childhood/lib/early_childhood/English_Readiness_p1-p32.pdf   
Cbeebies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BBC site with learning activities for young children http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/    
AZ KIDS NET                                                                                                                              Humor-riddles & Jokes http://www.azkidsnet.com/silly.htm   
nternet4ClassroomsSecond Grade Skill Builders-Interactive Sites http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_2nd.htm#lang   
 Learning to Write... Interactive writing activities and tutorials http://www.joelson.addr.com/learningtowrite.htm        
                    Instruction ZoneContent area activities http://www.joelson.addr.com/welcome_to_the_instruction_zone.htm    
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Teacher Tools > Rubric, Rubrics Makers
 
                 http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/  
                             Read Write Think Lessons by Title, Lesson, Grade  

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/index.asp?grade=0&strand=0&engagement=0

  
 Word Problems Solving Strategies

http://www.mathstories.com/strategies.htm

     
 

http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/probability_games.html

   
Printable Booklets for Emergent Readers                                                                                                                                                                          Booklets are free for early childhood educators to use with their studentshttp://www.hubbardscupboard.org/printable_booklets.html#SightWordBooklets  
                                                                                                      http://doe.sd.gov/octa/ddn4learning/themeunits/math/time.htm   

     

   http://www.poetryteachers.com/poetclass/excitedpoetry.html  
Paper Crafts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           These crafts projects use materials found around the househttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/papercrafts/  
Nutrition Explorations                                                                                                                                                                                                                Kids nutritionhttp://www.nutritionexplorations.org/   

      

http://myhero.com/myhero/go/directory/directory.asp?dir=child  

      

 Multiplication Idea Bankhttp://www.mathcats.com/contents.html    
Kids Math Activities - Base Ten Count                                                                                                                                Interactive activitieshttp://www.edbydesign.com/btcount.html              http://www.magneticpoetry.com/kidspoetry/index.htm   
     http://dl.clackamas.cc.or.us/os11class/LearningSkills/listenskills.htm  Love and Reilly News Letter                                                                                                                               Developing listening skills  http://www.loveandreilly.com.au/newsletterdownloads/news20.pdf  
  Links to government and other kid’s sites-grouped by age and subjects   http://www.kids.gov/            Classroom Activities Elementary Math     http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/task/activities/elemmath.htm   
      Info For Parents and Teachers/Articles  http://www.selfdisciplinedwp.com/infoforparents.htm   
Focus Adolescent Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              How Can Parents Model Good Listening Skills? by Carl Smithhttp://www.focusas.com/ListeningSkills.html   
Graphic Organizers to Print and Use http://www.pomfret.ctschool.net/PCS/graphic_organizers.htm  


  Classroom  Resources Graphic Organizers

   http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/      
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.funbrain.com/numbers.html  
ESL Magazine The leading magazine
foDeveloping Listening Skills with Authentic Materials by Lindsay Millerhttp://www.eslmag.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=20 
Heroes Online:http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson157.shtml   

POETRY FOR KIDS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.kathimitchell.com/poemtypes.html   
Graphic Organizers http://www.edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm 
   Counting Practice Worksheets http://www.blackdog.net/games/math/worksheets/count/ Biographies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mega Libraryhttp://www.multcolib.org/homework/biohc.html#aabio  
 Big Ideas in Beginning Reading http://reading.uoregon.edu/big_ideas/trial_bi_index.php  
Kids Math Word Problems http://www.syvum.com/math/wordproblems/level1.html  
 as seen through postage stamps http://worldheritage.heindorffhus.dk/  
http://www.kids.gov/http://www.kids.gov/-- grouped by age and subject. Explore, learn, and have fun!   

   

Mrs. Cohen’s Exploratorium Page

 

 

                                                              Check Out These Sites!  

 

                                   No Pain, High Gain
Standardized Test Preparation

By Nell K. Duke and Ron Ritchhart http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/assessment/nopain.htm#stress    

 

The Test-Taking Strategy

By Helen Barrier

 http://www.vcld.org/pages/newsletters/01_02_fall/testtaking.htm  

 

BASIC TEST TAKING STRATEGIES

Some of these items are from works by Jamie Williams and Edye Mayor. http://www.edconsultmidwest.com/articles/testaking.htm     BE A WEB SITE SLEUTH!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             by Jan Ferguson and Marge Wagner http://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqwagner/webqswagner.html    

 

  Let’s Meet Jan Brett                                                                                                                  Second or Third grade language arts activities by Jennifer Meierhttp://www.yorkville.k12.il.us/webquests/webqmeier/webqsmeier.htm  

 

                                                                                                                                                     Free Learning Resources that are truly unique!

 http://www.rhlschool.com/    

 

                                                                                                                                                                               Free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students http://teach-nology.com/       

 

New South Wales Resources for the Classroom Teacher                                                                                                         Lesson Plans, Units of Work and Resources to Assist Teachers in their Classrooms  http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/teachers/lesson_plans.htm     

 

  PETE'S POWER POINT STATION                                                                                                                                                 FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format & Free Interactive Activities for Kids

            http://www.pppst.com/index.html   Writing at pppst.comFree Presentations in PowerPoint format http://languagearts.pppst.com/letters.html  

 

Focus on vocabulary instruction http://www.webenglishteacher.com/vocab.html    

 

The Tucson InstituteEducational charity- main mission is to educate the public to develop skills and methods to speak and listen to each other, and to understand the common values we share as Americans as well as our differences. http://www.u.arizona.edu/~mns/ti.html    

 

Reading A-Z
On line reading program and resources http://www.readinga-z.com/index.php   

 

Primary resourceshttp://www.theschoolbell.com/    

 

Florida Center for Reading Research            Research, presentations, publications, and teacher resources             http://www.fcrr.org/index.htm    

 

 Teachley's Amazing Talking Brain

The snippets of information that form the content for Teachley's Amazing Talking Brain are written as though a child's brain is doing the talking. http://www.ncwiseowl.org/Kscope/TeacherHut/Teachley/index.html#   

 

Web Resources for Teacher                                                                                                                                    Resources, web graphics, music files, and web tutorials http://www.owen.k12.ky.us/TRT/primaryteacherresources.htm  

 

6 Traits of Writing OWL (Online Writing Lab) for Elementary Students      http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/teacherlinks/sixtraits/sixtraits.html   

 

                                                                                            Early Learning                                                                                                                                                          Activities for preparing for kindergarten                     http://www.pde.state.pa.us/early_childhood/lib/early_childhood/English_Readiness_p1-p32.pdf   

 

Cbeebies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                BBC site with learning activities for young children http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/    

 

AZ KIDS NET                                                                                                                              Humor-riddles & Jokes http://www.azkidsnet.com/silly.htm   

 

nternet4ClassroomsSecond Grade Skill Builders-Interactive Sites http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_2nd.htm#lang   

 

 Learning to Write... Interactive writing activities and tutorials http://www.joelson.addr.com/learningtowrite.htm        

 

                    Instruction ZoneContent area activities http://www.joelson.addr.com/welcome_to_the_instruction_zone.htm    

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Teacher Tools > Rubric, Rubrics Makers
 
                 http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/  

 

                             Read Write Think Lessons by Title, Lesson, Grade  

http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/index.asp?grade=0&strand=0&engagement=0

  

 

 Word Problems Solving Strategies

http://www.mathstories.com/strategies.htm

     

 

 

http://math-and-reading-help-for-kids.org/probability_games.html

   

 

Printable Booklets for Emergent Readers                                                                                                                                                                          Booklets are free for early childhood educators to use with their studentshttp://www.hubbardscupboard.org/printable_booklets.html#SightWordBooklets  

 

                                                                                                     http://doe.sd.gov/octa/ddn4learning/themeunits/math/time.htm   

 

     

   http://www.poetryteachers.com/poetclass/excitedpoetry.html  

 

Paper Crafts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           These crafts projects use materials found around the househttp://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/papercrafts/  

 

Nutrition Explorations                                                                                                                                                                                                               Kids nutritionhttp://www.nutritionexplorations.org/   

 

      

http://myhero.com/myhero/go/directory/directory.asp?dir=child  

 

      

 Multiplication Idea Bankhttp://www.mathcats.com/contents.html    

 

Kids Math Activities - Base Ten Count                                                                                                                                Interactive activitieshttp://www.edbydesign.com/btcount.html              http://www.magneticpoetry.com/kidspoetry/index.htm   

 

     http://dl.clackamas.cc.or.us/os11class/LearningSkills/listenskills.htm  Love and Reilly News Letter                                                                                                                               Developing listening skills  http://www.loveandreilly.com.au/newsletterdownloads/news20.pdf  

 

  Links to government and other kid’s sites-grouped by age and subjects   http://www.kids.gov/            Classroom Activities Elementary Math     http://www.greece.k12.ny.us/task/activities/elemmath.htm   

 

     Info For Parents and Teachers/Articles  http://www.selfdisciplinedwp.com/infoforparents.htm   

 

Focus Adolescent Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              How Can Parents Model Good Listening Skills? by Carl Smithhttp://www.focusas.com/ListeningSkills.html   

 

Graphic Organizers to Print and Use http://www.pomfret.ctschool.net/PCS/graphic_organizers.htm  

 

  Classroom  Resources Graphic Organizers

   http://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/      

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                http://www.funbrain.com/numbers.html  

 

ESL Magazine The leading magazine
foDeveloping Listening Skills with Authentic Materials by Lindsay Millerhttp://www.eslmag.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=20 

 

Heroes Online:http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson157.shtml   

 


POETRY FOR KIDS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.kathimitchell.com/poemtypes.html   

 

Graphic Organizers http://www.edhelper.com/teachers/graphic_organizers.htm 

 

   Counting Practice Worksheets http://www.blackdog.net/games/math/worksheets/count/ Biographies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Mega Libraryhttp://www.multcolib.org/homework/biohc.html#aabio  

 

 Big Ideas in Beginning Reading http://reading.uoregon.edu/big_ideas/trial_bi_index.php  

 

Kids Math Word Problems http://www.syvum.com/math/wordproblems/level1.html  

 

 as seen through postage stamps http://worldheritage.heindorffhus.dk/  

 

http://www.kids.gov/http://www.kids.gov/-- grouped by age and subject. Explore, learn, and have fun!