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Wonderville an education technology platform that empowers kindergarten through fifth grade teachers to harness the power of the Internet to enrich their lesson plans and effectively addresses national Common Core Standards requirements in language arts. Wonderville virtually connects parents, teachers and students in an informative and visually innovative manner while reinforcing educational material that is essential to state and national curriculum
Wonderville has harnessed the collective input of over 1,000 teachers to create their "Smart Galleries" and is bolstered by the powerful impact of over 10,000 videos, images, quizzes and rewards. On Wonderville teachers can create online classrooms that seamlessly integrate interactive whiteboards, mobile devices and PCs.
Learning Core has also firmly expressed that Wonderville and their future products are and always will be 100% free for teachers.
Interactive Sites for Education -- All of the best K-5 online, interactive, educational games and simulations in one place!
These activities work great with your SMART Board or interactive whiteboard for whole group or small group instruction or use in the computer lab or at home for individual learning.
BiblioNasium is a free, protected social network for children ages 6-12 designed to engage, encourage and excite young people about reading. Packed with tools – and the power of peer and parental support – BiblioNasium functions as your Literacy partner, helping you quickly and easily build and drive an effective, challenging independent reading program. BiblioNasium has partnered with the company responsible for providing The Lexile Framework for Reading.
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MapStory is a free tool for creating mapped displays of data sets. MapStory empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and temporally. With MapStory, people of all kinds turn into Storytellers who can create, share, and collaborate on MapStories and ultimately improve our understanding of global dynamics, worldwide, over the course of history.
MapStory could be a good tool for students to use to visualize and analyze data.
The idea of having students add multiple data sets to a map to make comparisons between them is phenomenal.
You can search for numerous MapStories in Culture & ideas, Nature & Environment, GeoPolitics, Human Settlement, Science & Industry, Biography, Crisis, and Health to use in your classroom.
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