Labor Day - 9/7,
9/11 Attacks - 9/11/2001,
National Grandparents Day - 9/13,
Constitution Day - 9/17,
First Day of Autumn - 9/22,
National Classical Music Month,
Library Card Sign-Up Month,
Hispanic Heritage Month
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This month's blog is
Help Your Child Focus and Engage During Distance Learning
When confined to distance learning, children can encounter some
challenges. They don't have a dynamic learning environment, they
aren't surrounded by like-minded peers, and they mostly have to
study on their own.
So, what can you do about it?
You can apply helpful techniques and methods that will make learning
more engaging and retain your child's focus. Here are the best tips
that can turn distance learning into an effective and even enjoyable
Guest Blogger Erica Sunarjo is a professional writer, translator,
and editor with a Master's degree in Marketing and Social Media.
She writes thought-provoking articles for publications in a
variety of media.
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 (9/7)
September 11 Attacks (9/11/2001)
National Grandparents Day (9/13)
Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15)
Constitution Day (9/17)
First Day of Autumn (9/22)
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 Cozi By Cozi Inc. ( iOS / Android ).
Cozi Family Organizer is the surprisingly simple way to manage
everyday family life. With a shared calendar, reminders, grocery list
and more, Cozi is a 3-time Mom's Choice Award Winner and The TODAY
Show "must-have app"" for a better life.
Cozi is free, easy to use, and available from any mobile device or
- Keep track of everyone's schedules in one place with a simple
- Set reminders for yourself or others in the family so no one misses
practice or an important event
- Send automated daily or weekly agenda emails to any family member
- Subscribe to other calendars you use like your work calendar,
personal calendars, and team schedules.
SHOPPING LISTS & TO DO LISTS
- Everyone in the family will always know what you need at the grocery
- See items added by other family members in real time, and never
forget the one thing you really need to make dinner
- Create to do lists for anything - a shared to do list for the whole
family, chore checklists for the kids, a vacation packing checklist.
- Organize all your recipes in one place that's accessible anytime,
anywhere - at home or at the store
- Add ingredients to your shopping list quickly and schedule meals
onto your calendar
- Cook from your phone with helpful features like the no-dim button
that keeps your screen on while you're cooking
MORE ABOUT COZI
- Your Cozi calendar, shopping lists, to do items, recipe box and
family journal are accessible from any mobile device or computer
- No matter where or how your family signs in to Cozi, everyone will
be looking at the same information
- The whole family shares one account that everyone can access using
their own email address (as specified in Settings) and the shared
RAVE REVIEWS ABOUT COZI
- "Cozi is, in short, ridiculously handy. My only regret is that I
waited this long to start using it." - PC World
- "Cozi just works. It looks clean, organized and uncluttered,
regardless of hectic schedules." - The Wall Street Journal
- "This thing is indispensable for busy families" - CNET
- "Cozi is a FlyLady-approved application." - The FlyLady
All the features listed above are free. Cozi also offers an optional
ad-free premium subscription called Cozi Gold which gives you
additional features like Contacts, Birthday Tracker, mobile app
themes, more reminders, mobile month view, change notifications and
more. Cozi Gold is $29.99 USD per year. Price may vary by location.
is available for Apple
Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later on Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and Android version 4.1 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 nineteen 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.
Write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tech Tip #1: Preparing for the COVID Classroom
What are you doing to prepare for COVID teaching this fall? Laura Borger
discusses making a plan and how she prepared for the new school
Learn more in the article found: HERE
Tech Tip #2: 5 Technology Routines and Procedures to Teach Your Students this Fall
Distance learning has made the need for strong technology routines and
procedures more important than ever. Start your year strong by
Learn more by visiting: HERE
Tech Tip #3: Distance Learning Tips for Parents of High School Students
Like much of the rest of the United States parents, you've probably
been thrust into the position of work-at-home parent or mom, and
homeschooling your son or daughter. You may have even hit the
jackpot and have multiple children's education to attend to, but you
don't have to be afraid, you can do this. Follow my distance learning
tips for parents of high school students and learn how to get more
out of your high school student.
You can find out more: HERE
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