Music in Our Schools Month,
Women's History Month,
Daylight Savings Time,
St Patricks's Day,
First Day of Spring,
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This month's blog is
Sharing Student Photos: Things to Know before Doing It
Teachers who write blogs or administer social media platforms are
facing a delicate dilemma every time they want to post visual
information online. They have to think about the issue of child
privacy, so the big question is whether they should share student
photos or not.
Such content can help people identify students and there is always a
danger of information misuse. In such circumstances, you should
consider the problem carefully and follow the basic guidelines that
guarantee digital safety. The blog presents you with fundamental tips
for managing privacy, so keep reading to learn more about this
Eugene Eaton is a teacher and a blogger at College-Paper and Scholar
Advisor. He enjoys writing about education and sharing practical tips
with his colleagues. If he is not thinking about work, Eugene is
probably out looking for a stand-up comedy show.
Things To Celebrate This Month
March brings Music in Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, Daylight Savings Time, Pi Day, St Patricks's Day, First Day of Spring, and much more. You never know what wonderful resources you can find to enrich your classroom experience. Let's get started:
Music in Our Schools Month
Celebrate and enjoy music in your classroom this month. Make your own instruments, play with virtual instruments, and learn about different genres of music with on our Music Resources page. We also have Music and Dance resources for Kindergarten and Pre-K aged children.
Women's History Month
Dr. Seuss' Birthday (3/2)
Daylight Savings Time Begins (3/10)
Pi Day (3/14)
St. Patrick's Day (3/17)
First Walk in Space (3/18/1965)
First Day of Spring (3/20)
First Map of the United States Published (3/31/1784)
Ever wondered what the United States looked like when the nation was first created? Abel Buell's work was the first to be submitted for copyright. Check out our Maps page for more resources on maps of the United States, interactive maps, and printables.
Internet4Classrooms now offers Online Practice Tests and Interactives, covering Kindergarten to Sixth Grade Common Core Mathematics. Look for a rapidly growing variety of thousands of practice quizzes tied to the Common Core State Standards, School Subjects, Activities, and Holidays.
New Online Practice Quizzes Made Available in AUGUSTWe have released many new online quizzes during the last months supporting the Common Core Standards.
Try them out, and then use them with your students as:
- Bell Ringers,
- In Class Assignments,
- Homework or
- Extra Credit.
Here is a list of the newest quizzes by grade.
Internet4Classrooms now offers printables, covering Kindergarten to Sixth Grade Mathematics. Look for a rapidly growing variety of thousands of practice worksheets tied to the Common Core State Standards, School Subjects, Activities, and Holidays.
New Printables Worksheets Made Available in AUGUSTWe have released thousands of new printables worksheets during the last months supporting the Common Core Standards.
Try them out, and then use them with your students as:
- Bell Ringers,
- In Class Assignments,
- Homework or
- Extra Credit.
Here is a list of the newest worksheet sets by grade:
New Worksheet Answer Keys Made Available in AUGUST
We have released thousands of new answer keys for our printables worksheets during the last months supporting the Common Core Standards.
Remember that you can sign up for answer key access here: https://i4c.xyz/n89msyv.
Here is a list of the newest answer key sets by grade:
|Every month we are going to feature a different iPad/iPod/iPhone educational application.
Visit our ever-changing app page. (www.internet4classrooms.com/links_grades_kindergarten_12/apps_web2_tools.htm)|
The App of the Month for March is Letter School - Learn to Write By Letterschool Enabling Learning B.V. ( iOS / Android ).
The #1 alphabet tracing app for toddlers & pre-schoolers. Recommended
and used by parents, teachers, and occupational therapists. Loved &
played by more than 2 million toddlers and used at more than 5.000
LetterSchool is an educational app designed to help every child play
and learn how to write all letters of the English alphabet (from A to
Z) and numbers from 1-10. Kids practice and develop essential phonics
and handwriting skills as they play three exciting games per letter or
number - as an extra, they learn words associated with the letters.
HOW IT WORKS:
Intro - Discover the shape, phonics, name, and sound of all the 26
letters and numbers (1-10).
Tap - Learn where to start to write the letters and numbers and finish
by tapping the dots in the correct order.
Trace - Learn the letter trajectory and direction of lines by tracing
Write - Test your knowledge by writing the ABC, numbers, and shapes
The first 5 letters of the alphabet (both upper case and lower case)
as well as the first 5 numbers and geometric shapes are completely for
free and can be played entirely (on 3 game steps). The entire alphabet
can be purchased on a one-time bundle purchase (no subscriptions).
- Uppercase and lowercase letters + numbers 1-10 + 24 geometric shapes.
- Two exciting levels: Silver and Gold
- Progress and settings stored for up to three players on the same
- In the A-Z section, specific graphics available to match the letters
(e.g. ant graphic for letter A/a).
- Available for both iPads and iPhones.
PERFECT FOR KIDS:
Kids want to have fun, and LetterSchool offers an educational journey
with the most engaging and entertaining educational material.
- They learn with various exciting animations, graphics, and sound
- They learn to associate letters with words, learn and memorize
tracing directions and the correct formation of each character.
- Perfect for home-schooling kids and kindergartens. A user-friendly
app for children with special educational needs.
PERFECT FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS:
- Choice of the three most popular typefaces in handwriting education
(Handwriting Without Tears, D'Nealian, and Zaner-Bloser).
- Two levels, where Golden Level allows tracking kids' progress by
displaying their exact letter writing.
- Engaging and compelling game mode prompting the child to trace a
letter, number or shape 3 times using different parameters (each
step is more challenging).
- An educational app created together with parents and educational
- NO ADS.
- Advanced settings or purchases only accessible by an adult.
- Extremely committed Customer Support ready to answer all questions
and fix any issues.
MONTESSORI MATERIALS & METHODS:
LetterSchool is crafted with the greatest care for preschool kids &
toddlers. Parents, teachers, and occupational therapists can use
LetterSchool independently, but schools that teach according to the
Montessori principle can use LetterSchool as a source for their
Montessori materials and methods as well.
- 'Best Mobile App of 2018 Platinum Award' nominee - BMA
- Winner of 'National Parenting Product Awards 2018' - NAPPA Awards
- Teachers With Apps Certified - TeachersWithApps
- "Learning a letter on this app is like being on a great party, with
disco lights, stars and fireworks. Every letter is a surprise." -
- "The kids love it. This app is right on track to help my son to be
better prepared for Kindergarten". -Kidz
LET'S PLAY & LEARN
Join LetterSchool on this exciting educational journey. Download the
app and allow your toddler to discover the magical world of letters
and words. Before you know it, your kid will be writing the entire
For more reviews and information, visit our website
If you have any question or suggestions, please contact us at
You can also check our FAQ page on www.letterschool.org/faq.
Letter School - Learn to Write
is available for Apple
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later on Apple iPad and Android version 4.0.3 and up on your Android device.
Focus On: Teacher Resources|
Internet4Classrooms offers a wide variety of informative online resources, tips, tools, and tutorials regarding your classroom needs. There is always something you can utilize with your students. Each month we'll feature a few links to useful topics.
Many historical events happened this month which you can cover in your classroom. Check out I4C's History page for lesson plans, videos, activities, and other resources to supplement your lessons.
Remember to visit our Teacher Tools section
. This homepage contains all the topics you may need to use during the school year.
Common Core State Standards
Check out our Common Core English Language Arts Standards. Each Grade Level is full of resources for every individual standard. Students can take control of their own learning by clicking on the page with the standard number, and choosing their own resource to practice that skill. Click on your Grade Level to find English Language Arts Standard Resources and learning tools.
Also, check out our Common Core Math Standards. It's hard to find sites that have math standards examples that follow the specific criteria, but they're here. Click on your Grade Level to find Math Standard Resources and learning tools.
| Focus On: Parent Resources|
In addition to our teachers, parents can take advantage of our online resources as well.
I4C already has Vocabulary Quizzes and Math Quizzes in our ACT/SAT Test Preparation Guide.
We're looking for new ideas for quizzes and informational resources that you'd feel are useful to you and your students. Please email us and let us know what you could use to make your teaching experience better.
Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tech Tip #1: What to Do if You Spill on Your Laptop
Spilling a drink on your laptop doesn't have to be a kiss of death and
a ticket to a replacement. Liquid can destroy electronics quickly,
but your computer may be salvageable if you act fast.
Learn more in the article found: HERE
Tech Tip #2: 5 Best Apps For Dyslexia You Should Know
The world is full of different kinds of people. Some of them are
fortunate enough to acquire skills and make everyone proud, while
others are not.
Dyslexia is a kind of disability that affects reading, writing and
learning abilities of a kid. The affected kids are found to be
reading/writing slowly, repeatedly making common spelling mistakes,
unable to understand others, etc.
Though Dyslexia is a life-long problem that brings challenges on a
daily basis, the good news is there are some best apps for Dyslexia
that can help kids to improve their condition, up to a certain extent.
Learn more by visiting: HERE
Tech Tip #3: 11 Computer Tips and Tricks You Should Really Know About
Even though you use your computer every single day, that doesn't mean
you know how to use it to its full potential. This article shares some
tips so you can take full advantage of your Mac or PC.
It starts with some keyboard shortcuts that'll help you crank out text
and data faster in Microsoft Word or Excel, or to help you better
navigate your computer or its internet browser. Additionally, it
recommends a handful of extensions and programs, and gives some tips
to help you get your inbox under control.
You can find out more: HERE
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