Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Current event sites for students and teachers

It's the new semester and you are looking for some fresh ideas to start 2015 off with a bang.  The new Common Core requires more nonfiction texts, so where do you go?

Take a look at some of these free or inexpensive sites featuring tons of articles and grade level content.

·   Content Based Searches
·   Videos about different topics
·   Scientific in nature
·   Games
·   Includes an APP section that links apps to the videos/games

 ·   Free account creation.
·   Numerous Content Areas
·   Book and Movie reviews
·   Topic specific searches
·   Searchable by grade.
·    Free App for android and iPad.
·   Nonfiction texts
·   Customizable per student
·   Create class accounts to monitor students.
Visit Site here
·    Student Driven blogs
·   Games
·   Sports Nonfiction
·   More Grades 3-8 based
Visit site here
 ·   Grade Specific Content
·   FREE!
·   Student Interaction/ Blogging
·   Teacher Can Override/Admin 
·   Daily “Wonder” with trivia and info about a topic.
·   Searchable by grade and content area.

·   Educator Resources included. 

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