- Crunchzilla: Code Maven–http://www.crunchzilla.com/code-maven
- Crunchzilla: Game Maven–http://www.crunchzilla.com/game-maven
- Code.org App Lab–https://code.org/educate/applab
- Khanacademy JS: Intro to Drawing and Animation–https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/programming
- Khanacademy JS: Games and Simuations–https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/programming-games-visualizations
- Khanacademy JS: Advanced Simuations–https://www.khanacademy.org/computing/computer-programming/programming-natural-simulations
- Udacity: Free online courses–https://www.udacity.com/school-of-programming
- Coding Ground–https://www.tutorialspoint.com/codingground.htm
Resources that cost money $$:
What resources do you use with your students? Comment below!
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Top 10 Sites for Creating Blog Posts for High School Students
My high school Database Design and Management students completed a unit on Big Data and they created their own Infographics. Here are the top websites we used for creating them during our Data Visualization lessons:
- Visme (the image attached to this blog post was created using this site!)
How to use a digital worksheet (PDF): Annotating your PDF
How to use a digital worksheet: Annotating a PDF
I wanted to find a way to draw and write on a PDF file just like you would if you had a pen or pencil, in order to use those files digitally with students. I also wanted to find FREE apps for use in the classroom. Here are my findings:
Use a program such as Type on PDF: http://bit.ly/NAUxch
Students will open the PDF using this application and can add annotations (text, drawing), save the document with their name, and then send the document back to the instructor.
Mantano Reader (Lite): http://bit.ly/LzJYIe
iAnnotate PDF: http://bit.ly/LYD1BM
Google Drive: I am not sure if this app will allow annotations on PDF’s, but will be looking into in the next few weeks.
On your computer:
Using Adobe Acrobat Pro: http://adobe.ly/PlpXW4
Good forum posts:
Feel like paying for some apps? Here are a couple that received high marks:
Repligo Reader$$: http://bit.ly/P5ZTur
ezPDFReader PDF Annotate Form$$– http://bit.ly/HoNmEw
ezk12lessons has two new counting and place value lessons:
Place Value Practice | Smartboard Template
Counting Lesson | Smartboard Template
In addition to these Smartboard lessons, use these online resources to enhance and expand your lessons:
1. Place Value Movie
2. Shark Pool Place Value
3. Place Value Puzzler
4. Digital Counter
5. Match the numbers
6. Comparing Numbers
7. Pick a Number and then Find its Place Value
8. Base Ten Blocks
9. Base Ten Virtual Manipulatives
10. Get Past the Goalie!
11. Lifeguard—How many people can you save?
12. FREE Place Value Worksheets
13. Splat Square (1-100)
14. Splat Square (0-99)
15. Give the Dog a Bone
16. Can you Find the Shell that is 10 More??
17. Submarine Math (for 2 players)
18. Place the Penguins
19. Math Cats ~ Place Value Party
20. Which Number is greater?