Labor Day - 9/2,
National Grandparents Day - 9/8,
9/11 Attacks - 9/11/2001,
Constitution Day - 9/17,
First Day of Autumn - 9/23,
National Classical Music Month,
Library Card Sign-Up Month,
Hispanic Heritage Month
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This month's blog is
Six Suggestions to Encourage Your Students to Love Reading
These are some things that you, as a teacher, parent, or guardian,
can do to help students learn to love to read. There's nothing
more precious than cultivating a love of reading in a student,
especially if it's something you loved doing growing up. It's a
worthy cause, and one that we can all get behind.
Guest Joel Syder, a literacy teacher and writer at Next Coursework
and PhD Kingdom, loves getting teachers and students involved in
reading initiatives. His passion is the field of education and
increasing literacy across the world.
Things To Celebrate This Month
September brings Labor Day, 9/11 Attacks, Constitution Day, First Day of Autumn, National Classical Music Month, Library Card Sign-Up Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, and much more. You never know what wonderful resources you can find to enrich your classroom experience. Let's get started:
Classical Music Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
We cannot encourage reading enough. Even though I4C has a ton of online stories and books, we still want those children in libraries across the world. Remind students to visit their local
Labor Day (9/2)
National Grandparents Day (9/8)
September 11 Attacks (9/11/2001)
Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15)
Constitution Day (9/17)
First Day of Autumn (9/23)
Celebrate the beginning of fall with I4C by checking out our Fall Resource page, full of fun crafts, activities, and recipes. Cooler weather and sweaters will be here before we know it.
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 September is PictureThis - Plant Identifier By Glority LLC ( iOS / Android ).
Instantly identify plants. Accurate, fast and content rich! In
addition to description and plant care tips, enjoy beautiful plant
pictures around the world.
PicturesThis helps more than 30,000,000 users identify, learn, and
enjoy all kinds of plants: flowers, trees, succulents, cacti,
mushrooms, herbs, shrubs, grasses and more!
When you take a walk on sunny days, have you ever come across a
beautiful flower that you would know more about? When you're at a
vacation with families, have your children ever asked you questions
about plants? When you're gardening, have you ever needed tips on
plant care? Simply take a photo of the plant, PictureThis answers all
the questions for you.
PictureThis is capable of identifying 10,000+ plant species with an
accuracy of 98%, better than most human experts. With the
revolutionary artificial intelligence engine, it's constantly
learning from experts and specialists, identify more and better
every day. And now it's all at your fingertips! Picture this plant,
and discover a new appreciation for the natural world together!
- Instantly Identify thousands of plants, flowers, and trees with
advanced artificial intelligence
- Learn more about plants, including beautiful pictures around the
- Get suggestions and advice from a network of friendly garden and
- Plant care tips and watering reminder, help you better grow your
- Easy-to-use interface with friendly guides to help you get the best
- Quickly and easily share your photos with a growing community of
- Keep track of all the plants, trees, and flowers you identify in
your own personal collection
PictureThis team hopes to build a vibrant community for plant lovers
and help more people know more about plants. PictureThis has been
featured in the App Store from different countries.
"Very impressed. While not perfect, it can distinguish with high
accuracy between different species in our collection of rare plants.
It can even recognise down to cultivar sometimes - amazing. Amazed how
it can work with any photo and it will give recognition a go - with
impressive accuracy." - San Fran Today
Simple and Easy
"I am very pleased with this app. I used 3 others before breaking down
to use the PictureThis app and I have to say it is a lot more convenient
and accommodating than the others." - FoodCake
PictureThis - Plant Identifier
is available for Apple
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later on Apple iPad and Android version 4.4 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.
Do you need Assistive Technology resources? Find links offering tools for the hearing impaired, physically disabled, vision impaired, and other accessibility resources.
Being back in a classroom setting can be a shock to the system for some kids after a summer full of activity. Visit our Character Education page for tips on bully prevention and overall self-development and awareness.
Back to School Nights are approaching. Here are some great tips for speaking to your students' parents and how to prep for your Open House.
This September 11th, we remember those who died during the terrorist attacks sixteen years ago. It may be difficult to explain the events to students who were too young to remember or not even born yet but there are many resources available. Wikipedia has excellent background information as well as detail on the aftermath and effects of the tragic events. For lesson plans, try the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Scholastic, Teaching History, PBS.org,
and Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsiblity.
Pearson's Online Learning Exchange has teacher guides and activities for elementary school,
middle school, and high school aged students. Also, I4C has a September 11th page, filled with guides and activities to help your students understand the significance of the day.
We now have answer guides for our Common Core Math Printables. Request teacher access here.
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.
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Tech Tip #1: Drones Take Their Place in the K-12 Classroom
These small but mighty aircraft advance learning in computer
programming and photography, and prep students for careers in
this burgeoning field.
Many districts now use drones as an educational tool, as part
of a current classroom curriculum, such as computer programming,
or in specific courses covering drone technology that prepare
students for jobs in the fast-growing, multibillion-dollar
Learn more in the article found: HERE
Tech Tip #2: What You Need to Use Drones in Your Next Class Project
If you want to help your students' dreams take flight, it may be time
to use drones at school. Drone technology makes it possible to view
the world with new eyes. Drones technology lends itself well to
instruction, especially STEAM projects and video storytelling.
Learn more by visiting: HERE
Tech Tip #3: Want to bring drones to your classroom?
As drones become one of the most sought-after STEM tools in
classrooms, there's a new tool out there that's not a drone:
lesson plans. There's a burgeoning industry out there of groups
that are putting together drone training courseware designed to be
implemented in schools, clubs or other STEM-training programs,
particularly focused around grade school (age 5-18) students.
You can find out more: HERE
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