48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers

19 Aug

Check out this great list of sites to use with your students. I created my blog heading word cloud using Tagzedo (number 6) a few weeks ago– which happens to be a poor example since you can’t see its shape. I did however, use the feature that enables you to input a website url (my blog link) and create a word cloud using all the words from that site. Think of it as a step up from Wordle. I personally am most excited about the PDF-Word site (number 14). All those times I thought I had come to a dead end when I found that a newly acquired resource I wanted to revamp was a .pdf…

Happy exploring!

Ed Tech Ideas

Cross-posted @ Edutopia

A good majority of northern hemisphere and international schools are winding down the 2011-2012 school year and doors will be closing as the students and teachers take off on their summer adventures. Here is a list of great sites for kids and teachers to keep you happily productive and learning this summer. These are in no way in any order of personal preference or coolness.

Happy summer!

1. Magic Tree House

If your students like The Magic Tree House Series (and let’s be honest, who doesn’t?), they’ll love The Magic Tree House Website. Students climb up the tree and enter the tree house to find some great puzzles, fun games and quizzes on any of the 45+ MTH books.

2. Toporopa

Can’t afford that summer vacation schlepping around Europe? No worries, just pull up Toporopa on your nearest browser and learn all about the geographical, political, historical and economical…

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2 Responses to “48 Ultra-Cool Summer Sites for Kids and Teachers”

  1. Sue September 8, 2012 at 9:50 pm #

    Thank you, thank you, thank you — for mentioning number 14!!! I had just been trying a couple of days ago to remake something from a PDF and gave up! Now, I have new tool! 🙂

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