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Team Name:
Tech Tool Name, Website Link and Purpose for Classroom Use Example: Scholastic News, http://sni.scholastic.com/SN1, We use this resource weekly to help students be exposed to current events and to support reading comprehension.
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Amy Oakeson
~Dezol, https://dezol.com, We use this resource during center time for students to have extra practice with phonemic awareness.
~Art for Kids Hub, https://www.artforkidshub.com/, We use this resource with students to teach them how to draw.
~Scholastic News, http://letsfindout.scholastic.com/ We use this resource weekly to help student's exposure to current events and to support reading comprehension.
~10 Frame Fill App- We use this App in the iPads to help students with numeracy skills
~Storyline Online,http://www.storylineonline.net/, We use this resource to support reading comprehension and during brain breaks.
~ Starfall, www.starfall.com, We use this resource in the Computer Lab to practice computer skills as well as letter sounds and math concepts.
~ABCya, www.abcya.com, We use this resource in the Computer Lab to practice computer skills. This site has students working on literacy skills and math skills through fun interactive games.
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Kindergarten
ABCya http://www.abcya.com/ We use this resource for letter identification and letter sounds as well as other curriculum supports.
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5th/6th Grade
Common Lit, https://www.commonlit.org/, Used for literary analysis and theme development.
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First Grade
Discovery Ed, http://www.discoveryeducation.com, Science
Mystery Doug, https://mysterydoug.com/, Science
YouTube, https://www.youtube.com/, Phonics, Science, Social Studies, Math, Reading
Scholastic News, http://sni.scholastic.com/SN1, Reading
Prodigy, https://www.prodigygame.com/, Number Sense
Think Central, https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com, Number Sense, Supports Math Expressions
Starfall, http://www.starfall.com/, Literacy, Phonics Skills
Raz-Kids, https://www.raz-kids.com/, Fluency
Storyline Online, http://www.storylineonline.net/, Fluency, Comprehension
Vocaroo, https://vocaroo.com/, Fluency
Google Docs, https://docs.google.com/, Writing Skills, Literacy, Critical Thinking
Use ChromeBooks 4x a week
Use Computer Lab 1x a week
iPads 1x a week, math apps
Have Tech Buddies 2x a month
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4th Grade
https://storyworks.scholastic.com/ We use for ELA curriculum.
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4th Grade
https://www.prodigygame.com/Actions/notLoggedIn.php
We use this for math practice.
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5th/6th Grade
Kahoot, https://kahoot.it/, We use this for assessment in various subjects.
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4th GradeKhanAcademy.com
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4th Grade
Library of Congress -- Used for primary and secondary sources for Science and Social Studies.
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5th/6th Grade
Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/, Use for primary and secondary sources.
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5th/6th Grade
Listenwise, https://listenwise.com/, We use to learn about current events and global issues.
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5th/6th Grade
Lizard point, https://lizardpoint.com/geography/, We use this website for geography practice
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4th Grade
National Geographic.com
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5th/6th Grade
Phet Simulations, https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/new, We use this for simulations in science.
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Jennifer Westfall
Prodigy- reinforce math skill
prodigygame.com
Scholastic News- supports the magazine we purchase and use in class
https://sn3.scholastic.com/home-page-logged-in.html
Nat. Geo-supports the magazine we purchase and use in class
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
A to Z- supports reading instruction
https://www.readinga-z.com/
Wonderopolous- supports reading and writing instruction
https://wonderopolis.org/
North Pole.com- supports reading and the holiday magic
northpole.com
Colorado History Museum- supports social studies

BIG CITY

Denver Government

Every Person is a Dot

Historic Spyglass

Do History

Denver Street Cars

Community Hero Certificate

Hero Certificate



LIVING AND WORKING IN THE CITY

Ed's Piggie Bank

Heather Learns about Earning

Ben Franklin's Guide to U.S. Government

World of Cents Game
****These were all hyperlinks on our website and they support cities and econ.

http://aplusmath.com/

Flashcards and games for computation practice



http://www.donnayoung.org/math/tricards.htm

Triangle math fact cards masters (for addition/subtraction and multiplication/division)



http://www.softschools.com/math/games/

Variety of computation and other math games/activities by grade level



http://multiplication.com/index.htm

Games, resources, learning strategies for multiplication



http://www.kidsnumbers.com/

Games and programs to build foundational math skills



http://fun4thebrain.com/

Games and tutorials for computation



http://gamequarium.org/

Games and activities for all content areas and grade levels



http://sheppardsoftware.com/

Games and activities for all content areas



http://www.coolmath4kids.com/

Lessons, practice, games, and reference help designed for basic math up to fractions

MONEY
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_325_g_2_t_4.html?from=topic_t_4.html


TIME
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_316_g_2_t_4.html?from=topic_t_4.html


MATCHING CLOCKS
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_318_g_2_t_4.html?from=topic_t_4.html


ATTRIBUTE BLOCKS Color, shape and size
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_270_g_2_t_4.html?open=instructions&from=topic_t_4.html


http://sc.jeffco.k12.co.us/education/components/scrapbook/default.php?sectiondetailid=117908

Link for accessing the Investigations parent pamphlets for all grades and units

SOURCE FOR PRACTICING SYMMETRY (from National Geographic magazine November issue)
http://www.haelmedia.com/OnlineActivities_txh/mc_txh4_001.html

Native American Links
Rock Your Moccasins!
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/11/13/get-ready-rock-your-mocs-20-photos-native-footwear-worn-proudly-152236

National Museum of the American Indian
http://nmai.si.edu/

Porquoi Stories
http://www2.fcsconline.org/staff/bennisd/Pourquoi/Pourquoi.htm

Navajo
http://navajopeople.org/navajo-history.html

POTLATCH

Potlatch history

http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-culture/potlatch.htm

potlatch

History Colorado Virtual Field Trip

Totem
http://www.inquiry.net/outdoor/native/totem/color.htm

Navajo Weaving

Navajo Code Talkers

Census Maps

TONS of great information, TRIBES
***These are all hyperlinks on our website supports Native Americans

Handwriting
Here are examples of basic handwriting directions:
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dB8uudGNW_g/UC1eeG0NE3I/AAAAAAAABCs/ixu1Srxng20/s1600/HandwritingCursiveLowDir.jpg


http://busy-at-home.com/images/nacalphabet.jpg

Life Cycles and Earth Materials
Life Cycle Links

Label Parts of a Flower

Producer, Consumer, Decomposer

Time-lapse plant growth

Seed and flowers animation

Life Cycle game

Fern life cycle

Complete and Incomplete Metamorphosis

Frog Life Cycle

Butterfly Metamorphosis

Mushroom Life Cycle




Earth Materials Links
Nat. Geo. weathering gallery


Rocks and Soils

Erosion Stills

Wonderful Worms video

Earthworm Infographic

Interactive How Ice Cracks Rock

Interactive Layers of Soil

Layers of Soil

Weathering Rocks Activity

Interactive Grand Canyon
****These are all hyperlinks on our website for Science

Matter and Change

Matter and Change

Melting Machine

Change It--Microwave or Freeze

Change It: Gasses

Change It: Water

Steam

Fun Changing States Quiz

Solid, Liquid, Gas Questions

Changing States of Matter game

NASA: changing Matter


Category Game

Matter Jam
****These are all hyperlinks on our website supports Matter
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5th/6th Grade
Prodigy, https://www.prodigygame.com/, We use this for math problem solving.
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Lundgren
Raz-Kids, https://www.raz-kids.com/, We use this resource daily to help students gain reading comprehension and fluency.
ABCya, http://www.abcya.com/, We use this resource to assist with math and reading instruction.
National Geographic Kids, https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/, We use this resource to aid with research skills and animal adaptations.
Prodigy, https://www.prodigygame.com/, We use this resource to support math curriculum in the classroom.
Scholastic News, http://sni.scholastic.com/SN2, We use this resource to help with reading comprehension and skills.
Discovery Education, http://www.discoveryeducation.com/, We use this resource for instructional purposes in social studies and science.
National Geographic Magazine, https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/explorer-magazine/signin/, We use this resource for instructional practices for reading.
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5th/6th Grade
Scholastic News, https://scholasticnews.scholastic.com/, We use this for Literary analysis and current events.
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Kindergarten
Starfall http://www.starfall.com/ We use this resource for letter identification and letter sounds.
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3rd Grade
The first will be the link above with the same rational.

National Geographic:
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/accounts/login/?next=/redeem/explorer-magazine/
Classroom support for our National Geographic classroom subscriptions

A-Z Reading:
https://www.readinga-z.com
Supports small group reading instruction.

Discovery Education:
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
Multi-media support for science and social studies units for whole group instruction.

Mystery Science:
https://mysteryscience.com
Enriches our science units for whole group instruction.

Mystery Doug:
https://mysterydoug.com
5 minute whole group science questions answered weekly.

Spelling City:
https://www.spellingcity.com/
Individual additional spelling help by use of games.

Word Art:
https://wordart.com/
Whole group and individual work with poetry and words to make art.

Mind Yeti:
https://www.mindyeti.com
Whole group mindfulness and calming down exercises.

KaHoot!:
https://create.kahoot.it
Small and whole group quick quizzes to check for understanding throughout all content areas.

Prodigy:
https://www.prodigygame.com/
Whole, small, and individual math practice.

Denver The Mile High City:
https://www.denvergov.org
Support Cities unit done whole and small group.

Every Person is a Dot:
https://www.fastcodesign.com
Mapping and populations supports cities done whole and small group.

Historic Spyglass
Mapping, changes over time supports cities done whole and small group.

Doing History:
http://www.unco.edu/hewit/dohist/themes.htm
Supports all social studies units done whole and small group.

I think this is all. I have not heard from Marci, so if she does other sites I am not aware of them.



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5th/6th Grade
Wonderopolis, https://wonderopolis.org/, We use this resource for reading comprehension and development
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4th GradeWonderopolis.org
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Sped.
www.typingclub.com
used by the occupational therapist for addressing needs stated in the IEP.

https://www.mobymax.com/signin
Mobymax, for remedial reading comprehension, fluency, phonics, and math fluency.
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5th/6th Grade
YouTube, https://www.youtube.com, For instructional purposes chosen by the teacher.
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4th GradeYouTube.com
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