Examples of ways to differentiate instruction

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Pirate Spelling - BBC

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1 to 5
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Come aboard the ship with Max (and his pet parrot) to practice spelling. Although this site was created by the BBC, at the time of this review, all spelling words ...more
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Come aboard the ship with Max (and his pet parrot) to practice spelling. Although this site was created by the BBC, at the time of this review, all spelling words were included and used in both British English and American English. There are three levels of difficulty. The medium level challenges students to fill in the blank to correctly spell a word. (They are provided three choices). The more difficult levels challenge students to choose the correct word that Max pronounces (again, three choices are provided). Students may click "listen again" to hear the word again.

The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (which can be turned off), and animations. The site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): spelling (169)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. This site is ideal to use with younger ESL and ELL students. Create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Be sure to provide headsets. Why not print off the worksheet for additional practice or enrichment.

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Alphabetical Adventure - BBC

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1 to 2
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Help Molly put five, six, or seven words in alphabetical order at this engaging website created by the BBC. Audio is available, so even beginning readers can participate in this ...more
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Help Molly put five, six, or seven words in alphabetical order at this engaging website created by the BBC. Audio is available, so even beginning readers can participate in this activity. There are three difficulty levels.

Since this site is about alphabetical order, it is useful with both British English and American English. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (which can be turned OFF), and animations. The site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): alphabet (89), alphabetical order (19)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Be sure to provide headsets. Why not print off the worksheet for additional practice or enrichment.

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River Rhyming - BBC

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1 to 3
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Help Max cross the river by finding the rhyming words. A word is displayed, and three options are provided. Click on the correct answer to "jump" Max to the next ...more
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Help Max cross the river by finding the rhyming words. A word is displayed, and three options are provided. Click on the correct answer to "jump" Max to the next stone on the river. Although this site does use British English, this activity is useful to practice American English. At the time of this review, all words were common in both forms of English.

There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects, and animations. There is also the option to turn music OFF. The site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): sound (105), sounds (70)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Share this website with your class in Full Screen on an interactive whiteboard or projector to show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Be sure to provide headsets. Why not split your class into two teams and make this activity a class competition.

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Animal Island Data - BBC

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1 to 4
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Help Molly count and organize data at the zoo. There are three difficulty levels. The easier level challenges students to count the specific number of monkeys, birds, rabbits, and other...more
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Help Molly count and organize data at the zoo. There are three difficulty levels. The easier level challenges students to count the specific number of monkeys, birds, rabbits, and other animals. The really hard level has students read and analyze data from a graph. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (which can be turned off), and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): data (153)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate practice for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Why not list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Shape Lab - BBC

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2 to 5
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Come to the Shape Lab to learn about shapes, fractions, lines of symmetry, and more! There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" ...more
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Come to the Shape Lab to learn about shapes, fractions, lines of symmetry, and more! There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (and an on/off switch for music!), and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page..

tag(s): fractions (234), symmetry (54)

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Use this site as an introduction for a lesson on fractions or lines of symmetry. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops/computers. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Print off the SHAPE worksheet for extra practice and/or enrichment. You may want to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Clock Works - BBC

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1 to 4
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Practice telling time at this site created by the BBC. Molly and Max (your child guides) are at Big Ben in London. They need your help to make sure the ...more
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Practice telling time at this site created by the BBC. Molly and Max (your child guides) are at Big Ben in London. They need your help to make sure the time is correct on this famous building. There are three levels of difficulty. Simple questions ask for the time, while the more difficult questions ask what time it will be in a specific amount of time (for example, what time will it be in 3 hours and 10 minutes). The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (music can be turned off), and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): addition (239), time (142)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the site. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers.

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Harbour Measurements - BBC

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2 to 4
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Use the metric system to measure the height and weight of boxes being placed on a large ship. You are told the specific height and weight to locate. Then you ...more
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Use the metric system to measure the height and weight of boxes being placed on a large ship. You are told the specific height and weight to locate. Then you are presented with three packages to weigh and measure. You click and drag the items onto an interactive scale that measures the height and weight. There are three levels of difficulty. You can play several times at each level. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects, and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): measurement (160)

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Come to this website to practice the metric system. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Play a game of "Around the World" using this activity. Or divide your class into teams and have some healthy competition.
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Igloo Shopping - BBC

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It is time to go shopping at the Igloo with Molly. Your challenge is to choose the correct coins to pay Pablo. Since this site was created by the BBC, ...more
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It is time to go shopping at the Igloo with Molly. Your challenge is to choose the correct coins to pay Pablo. Since this site was created by the BBC, the MONEY is UK pounds not American dollars. There are three levels of difficulty. You can play several times at each level. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (which can be turned off), and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): currency (19), money (186)

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Use this site to practice counting money (pounds). With older students, practice higher-level thinking skills by introducing them to a different form of money than they may be accustomed to using. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate the activity for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers.
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Safari Units - BBC

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1 to 3
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Come to the safari and choose your difficulty level. This balancing challenge has students add numbers together (weights) to balance out the "Safari" animal or object on the other side...more
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Come to the safari and choose your difficulty level. This balancing challenge has students add numbers together (weights) to balance out the "Safari" animal or object on the other side of scale. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects, and animations. Be aware, this site was created by the BBC, so you may notice some simple spelling differences than in American English. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): addition (239)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate "weight and balance" practice for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Play a game of "Around the World" using this activity. Or divide your class into teams and have some healthy competition. You may want to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Adventure Sequences - BBC

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Help Molly swing across the jungle by figuring out the correct sequence and clicking on the next number in the sequence. There are three levels of difficulty. You can play ...more
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Help Molly swing across the jungle by figuring out the correct sequence and clicking on the next number in the sequence. There are three levels of difficulty. You can play several times at each level. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (which can be turned off), and animations. Be aware, this site was created by the BBC, so you may notice some simple spelling differences than in American English. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): multiples (36), multiplication (222), sequencing (31)

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If you are trying to teach your class about sequencing, take advantage of this "quick and easy" web activity. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate the program for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual computers. Play a game of "Around the World" using this activity. List this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Forest Ordering - BBC

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K to 2
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Max needs help in the forest! He needs YOU to put the numbers in the correct order - can you help? This simple game only takes a few minutes and ...more
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Max needs help in the forest! He needs YOU to put the numbers in the correct order - can you help? This simple game only takes a few minutes and offers some terrific sound effects and animation (which can be turned off). There are three levels of difficulty. Some levels ask you to put the numbers from least to greatest, while other levels challenge you to go from greatest to least. The website also features a "full screen" option and printable worksheets. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): counting (120), numbers (203), place value (55)

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Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Be sure to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Division Mine - BBC

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3 to 5
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Help Max and Molly, both miners, choose the correct number of wagons necessary for each set of stones by using your division skills. This website doesn't just show the answer, ...more
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Help Max and Molly, both miners, choose the correct number of wagons necessary for each set of stones by using your division skills. This website doesn't just show the answer, but also demonstrates how division works. There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (that can be turned off), and animations. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): division (168), vision (85)

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Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual computers. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate for your students. Play a game of "Around the World" using this activity. Or divide your class into teams and have some healthy competition. You may want to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Number Pyramid - BBC

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1 to 3
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Help Molly free herself from a pyramid by answering additional and subtraction questions. There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable...more
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Help Molly free herself from a pyramid by answering additional and subtraction questions. There are three levels of difficulty. The website also features a "full screen" option, printable worksheets, engaging sound effects (that can be turned off), and animations. Be aware, this site was created by the BBC, so you may notice some beautiful accents and spelling differences than in American English. This site requires Flash and Adobe Acrobat. You can get both from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): addition (239), subtraction (198)

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Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate addition and subtraction practice for your students. Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Play a game of "Around the World" using this activity. Or divide your class into teams and have some healthy competition. You may want to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Camel Times Tables - BBC

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1 to 3
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This website, created by the BBC, presents Molly and her camel. The goal of the activity is to put fruit in the camel's basket. You must use basic multiplication and ...more
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This website, created by the BBC, presents Molly and her camel. The goal of the activity is to put fruit in the camel's basket. You must use basic multiplication and addition skills to solve the math problem. The website also offers the options of printable worksheets, full screen display, and engaging audio (which can be turned off), and animation. Enjoy the beautiful British English accent at this site that requires Adobe Acrobat and Flash. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): addition (239), multiples (36), multiplication (222)

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Share this website with your class on an interactive whiteboard or projector and show the students HOW to use the program. Then, create a learning center for students to use this website, or provide individual laptops or computers. Use the three difficulty levels to differentiate multiplication practice for your students. You may want to list this website in your class newsletter and on your class website so students can practice their math skills at home.
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Kids Numbers - kidsknowitnetwork

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This site provides math foundation activities for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. After students learn the basics, there are a number of review activities for them...more
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This site provides math foundation activities for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. After students learn the basics, there are a number of review activities for them to try in each operation area. In addition, there are practice activities with flashcards, telling time, money, fractions, algebra, and geometry. All of the activities are educational, but some seem to focus more on entertainment than education.

This site includes a worksheet generator so teachers can prepare their own review work. There is a calculator one click away for those who need it. There are some minor advertisements at this website. This site requires Flash. Get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): addition (239), division (168), fractions (234), money (186), multiplication (222), operations (126), subtraction (198), time (142), vision (85)

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Display this site on an interactive whiteboard or projector to create an anticipatory set for a new concept in your elementary math class. Once students are familiar with the activities, allow them to explore this website if they finish early or for extra practice. Put this site in your classroom newsletter or on your class website so students can explore and learn at home.

ESL students will enjoy this site since it will help them learn the vocabulary for math operations in English, and it will also allow them to succeed at something in school. This site can also be used to differentiate for your learning support and/or gifted students based on their current level of math instruction.
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Sprat's Adventures - BBC

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4 to 7
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Sprat's Adventures offers age-appropriate exciting activities in math, language arts, science, music, and more. The language arts activities all center around a group of kids being...more
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Sprat's Adventures offers age-appropriate exciting activities in math, language arts, science, music, and more. The language arts activities all center around a group of kids being on a vacation (called a holiday, at this BBC site). While at a museum a statue is stolen. Students complete three interactive challenges to find the missing statue. In the math section, Sprat and his friends visit a circus to go quad biking and they get stuck in a strange tent. Students must complete various math activities to help them get out of the tent. The science link takes students on a rocky adventure into outer space. In addition to the numerous interactive activities, there are also printable pages, comics, songs, e-cards, and more. Attention Teachers - there is a link with lesson plans, printable pages, lesson ideas, and more available if you click on Home and then Teachers . Be aware, since this site was created by the BBC, you may notice some slight spelling and language differences. Nearly all of these activities require Flash. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page..

tag(s): comics and cartoons (69), grammar (214), probability (133), solar system (121), sound (105)

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This website is geared towards ages 9 to 11; however there are links to similar activities for ages 7 to 9 on the left side of the site. Use this feature to differentiate for your special education, ESL, or ELL students.

Be sure to visit the Teachers Link for some excellent ideas. All of the activities are perfect for learning stations, individual computers, or on an interactive whiteboard or projection screen. The offerings available are so diverse, that this website could be used throughout several language arts, math, science, art, and music lessons. Feature this website in your class newsletter or on your website so students can practice these educational activities at home.
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Flick's Adventure - BBC

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2 to 5
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This highly engaging and diverse website offers interactive activities in the areas of language arts, math, and science. The site was created by the BBC, especially for ages 7-9. For...more
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This highly engaging and diverse website offers interactive activities in the areas of language arts, math, and science. The site was created by the BBC, especially for ages 7-9. For differentiation purposes, there are links to activities for ages 5 to 7 or 9 to 11 on the left-side of the website. Attention Teachers - there is a link with lesson plans, printable pages, lesson ideas and more available if you click on Home and then Teachers .

This interactive website features topics such as friction, what dissolves, newspaper headlines, poetry, coordinates, time, and several others. Some of the motivational interactive activities include Looping the Loop, Escape Route, & On the Trail . There are also links to create comics, music mixers, planning a party, and skating. Be aware, since this site was created by the BBC, Americans may notice some slight spelling and language differences. Nearly all of these activities require Flash. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page..

tag(s): coordinates (31), friction (14), motion (61), news (264), poetry (225), time (142)

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Wow - there are so many possible uses for this website in an elementary classroom. The lesson plans (at the Teachers link) offer standards and ready-to-go ideas. Check these for the direct connections to your curriculum. The interactive activities are perfect for computer lab time, cooperative learning, or class challenges using your interactive whiteboard or projector. Be sure to list this site on your class website so students can access these wonderful and enriching activities at home. If you are looking to differentiate instruction, allow your more advanced students to explore the activities listed for ages 9 to 11.
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Around The World in 80-Seconds - Scholastic

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This interdisciplinary math/ geography practice activity challenges students to answer several math questions in 80-seconds. Each correct answer flies Maggie and her helicopter to a...more
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This interdisciplinary math/ geography practice activity challenges students to answer several math questions in 80-seconds. Each correct answer flies Maggie and her helicopter to a new destination in the world. Students can choose a difficulty level of easy or hard. They can also choose to play the game using addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a mix of all four. This activity is also available in Spanish here . This math journey requires Flash. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page..

tag(s): addition (239), division (168), maps (293), multiplication (222), subtraction (198), vision (85)

In the Classroom

Use your interactive whiteboard or projector to make this "flight" a class challenge. Assign a few students to be "recorders." Have them record the names of the cities, countries, and/or continents that you visit. Make this into a thorough geography lesson by having students complete research the locations that Maggie visits during her journey.

This website is also ideal for individual computers. This allows students to practice the particular math operation that they need most help with AND differentiates so that students can work at an easy or difficult math level. Provide a link to this site in your class newsletter or on your class web page, so students can practice their math and geography skills at home.
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Math Baseball - Funbrain

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1 to 6
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This is an on-line game in which students advance runners and score runs by completing math problems of varying difficulties. Students can select easy or difficult problems, either...more
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This is an on-line game in which students advance runners and score runs by completing math problems of varying difficulties. Students can select easy or difficult problems, either non-algebraic or algebraic, and operation (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a combination).

tag(s): addition (239), baseball (36), division (168), multiplication (222), subtraction (198), vision (85)

In the Classroom

Have you students work on individual computers and "take a swing" at this math activity. It offers a highly motivating review activity on various difficulty levels, enabling the teacher to differentiate the instruction based on the math levels of the individual students.

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ESL Gold Picture Dictionary - ESL Gold

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1 to 6
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ESL Gold's "Words and Phrases" page is a listing of vocabulary, grouped in categories ideal for learning a new language. The categories are divided by levels from Low Beginning to ...more
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ESL Gold's "Words and Phrases" page is a listing of vocabulary, grouped in categories ideal for learning a new language. The categories are divided by levels from Low Beginning to Advanced. Many of the categories provide a picture dictionary of all items. Some of the more advanced levels do not include pictures. All levels have audio pronunciation. The higher levels contain vocabulary in context, word phrases, and other vocabulary development activities without definitions. This site requires Windows Media Player or Quicktime to play the audio. You can get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page..

tag(s): vocabulary (325), vocabulary development (125)

In the Classroom

Use this site to share vocabulary by category, using pictures, audio, and written words with your ESL/ELL students, primary students, special ed students, or speech/language students. Include this link in a newsletter that goes home with ESL/ELL students. Mark it as a Favorite on your classroom computer. Demonstrate how to use this website on an interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students work alone (or with a partner) at their current speaking level. This website could also be used in a regular education class with emerging readers. The five difficulty levels allow teachers the flexibility to differentiate the instruction. Note: small type fonts and some advertising may make this site difficult for some younger students to use. Preview and decide what your class can handle.

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