Colouring fun with the plant and animal alphabet

Learn the alphabet while you colour, with the beautifully intricate Animal and Plant Alphabet.

Here is a sample – the Letter A.

Click on the picture to go to the alphabet

Educational cyber-playground

http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/

“Provides information about U.S. K-12 public, private, and charter schools in all 50 states. Find Content for Music, Teachers, Internet, Technology, Literacy, Arts and Linguistics. For students, teachers, parents, and policy makers.”

Video – The Road to Meaning

The process of reading is very like that of driving a car. As readers, it is our charge to “navigate” our way to meaning as we enter nonfiction texts and tasks. For students the, road to meaning in informational text is one paved with challenge and complexity. This presentation explores what great “drivers” need to do before, during, and after reading to successfully arrive at their final destination…UNDERSTANDING THE BIG IDEA!

The Presidential Inauguration – booklists, the speech, teacher resources and activities

This is such a significant event in history, and in the social arena for Americans and for the world
Download the Inaugural speech here
Find lesson plans and teacher resources here
Use the booklists of kids books – Inauguration Booklist, and The Road to the White House Booklist

New year

I have just completed a page of resources for “New Year”. There are lesson plans, crafts and material for other cultures’ new years.

You can access it here.