Celebrate 100’s day with a bit of technology. These free online tools allow students extra enrichment when celebrating the 100th day of school.
REMC Association Resources
Resources provided by the REMC Association of Michigan
The 13 Colonies is an interactive map that leads the students on a scavenger hunt as they learn about the history and characteristics of the colonies. Students are provided immediate feedback.
3D pens are an easy way to create a 3D object. You can design from scratch or use a template. The pens work like a glue gun, except that they use the same filament in a 3D printer. The objects that the students create can be used in project based learning projects.
Students will master the parts of speech, practice writing, and revising using a visual cue for engagement.
This Internet fact finding activity is as easy A-B-C! Students will get an introduction to safe search engines, including MeL, (Michigan e-Library.org), to find ways to do a basic online search safely for information by simply using the letters of the alphabet.
Students go on a hunt to find a word for each letter of the alphabet from a free online picture dictionary.
Sight Word Bingo is a great option for practicing sight words in a steady, consistent format. This game is a great independent center practice, whole group, or small group option. At the end of each game, the students are provided with a percentage score correct. This can also be used as a data tracking tool if scores and answers are monitored and collected. This game also provides built-in differentiation through sight word levels pre-primer to third grade.
In fourth grade, students learn how to be better researchers and using AR Flashcards, they are taken to a new level with the interactivity of augmented reality. AR Flashcards Lincoln is an iOS app where students can see a full size Lincoln deliver the Gettysburg address, place magical doorways on the ground and walk through them using their device to visit places Lincoln lived.
In third grade students learn about Michigan history. The Michigan eLibrary has compiled a number of websites suitable for children to learn more about our state. There is information on Michigan Native Americans, folklore, wildlife, birds, bugs, and much more.
Computational thinking assists students to break down problems into smaller parts so that it is easier to understand and solve them. Abstraction is pulling out specific differences to make one solution work for multiple problems.
The math learning center is an app and online platform that allows students to use manipulatives virtually. In this activity, students will use virtual manipulatives to add fractions.
Parents are able to see student work as soon as it is posted. In this activity, students will solve a math problem with three integers and explain their thinking using SeeSaw.
Students will be creating a virtual collage of their summer using canva.com. They will be able to upload pictures of their own or use stock photos on the site, use a background, and include text telling a little bit about their summer through labels.
Students will soon figure out algorithms are part of the many things they do everyday from planning their day, working on a project to writing code. An algorithm is a detailed step-by-step instruction set or formula for solving a problem or completing a task.
Students create a informational board on Discovery Education Board Builder. Discovery Education is a website that offers a plethora of information on any given topic. With the use of Builder Tools/Board Builder students create a dynamic research presentation on their given animal.
It is a fun skill to be able to identify animal tracks. Every animal has their own unique track they leave in the sand or snow. Using Peep and the Big Wide World, students will learn about different animals and the tracks they make.
Students will become critical consumers of web resources. They will consider what elements to evaluate when using websites for research. Students learn strategies to determine the credibility of web resources.
Math Learning Center Geoboard is a manipulative tool students use in geometry to explore the basic concepts of polygons. It also helps with the discovery of area and perimeter. It is a board that contains a certain number of nails in which rubber bands go around to create the shape.
Edulastic is a free online assessment platform that provides teachers a customizable and time-saving solution for assigning tests, quizzes, or worksheets to their students. It also has auto-grading and instant data, along with incorporating audio files, videos, and images into your tests. Note: This can be used with grades K-12.
PlayPosit is an interactive video platform that allows the teacher to take videos from different sources and edit them. As teachers add pauses (questions) at regular intervals, it keeps the students actively engaged. Students can also rewind to find the answers.