108 Ways to Use Word Clouds
Grade 2-Grade 12
Creating word clouds, graphic representations of the frequency of words, can be used as a learning strategy for any classroom subject. This article by Michael Gorman gives 108 fantastic ideas for using word clouds in the classroom.
12 Valuable Wordle Tips You Must Read
Grade 2-Grade 12
This article discusses the many ways you can use word clouds in the classroom. "A word cloud generator actually counts the number of times a specific word has been used in a document. It takes those words and makes them larger in size according to their...
Grade 5-Grade 8
BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. The award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and BrainPOP ESL. Other resources...
Developing Literacy Skills with Graphic Organisers
Grade 1-Grade 12
This article explores the implementation and usefulness of graphic organizers, mental maps, and other visual guides to help students sort and retain new information.
A wealth of lesson ideas, kids' pages, games, maps, coloring pages of animals (very specific, with facts accompanying each), and more. Many resources are free. With $20 annual membership, access 20,000 more elementary resources in the following sections:
Fakebook - Profile Wall Generator
Grade 3-Grade 12
Fakebook allows teachers and students to create imaginary profile pages for study purposes. Use Fakebook to chart the plot of a book, the development of a character, a series of historical events, the debates and relationships between people. A great online...
Graphic Organizer - Printable Worksheets
Over 40 graphic organizer worksheets including 4 squares, concept maps, lesson plan, graphic organizer maker, KWL, pie slices, raindrops map, sorting maps, venn diagrams, story elements, character analysis maps, math graphic organizers, life cycles, and more...
Official website for Kagan Publishing and Professional Development. Access current resources on cooperative learning, all based on research conducted by Dr. Spencer Kagan beginning in 1968. Learn how to use popular Kagan structures such as Numbered Heads Together,...
Over 20,000 pages of classroom-ready lesson plans, printables, and resources organized by grades, subjects, and themes. Themes include major USA holidays, visual and performing arts, mathematics, science, seasons, health and physical education, reading and...
Templates and Graphic Organizers
Grade 1-Grade 12
A great source of ready-to-print templates and project ideas, including: venn diagram, teacher notes, lesson plan sheet, t chart, science fair project links, classification notes, spider map, conference record, cornell noes, KWL chart, main idea and main idea...
Ten Commandments Graphic Organizer
Grade 9-Grade 11
This assignment extends the Ten Commandments lesson. It is designed to help your students develop a strong understanding and affection for the reasons, motivations, and values behind the Ten Commandments.
The First Thing to Think About is Thinking
Practical suggestions for improving students' metacognitive skills by teaching them to re-assess their own methods of study and questioning. This article also addresses how help students conceptualize and improve their ability to retain information.
Think Technology: Graphic Organizers
Templates in word, pdf and html format for many graphic organizers, including character maps, clustering, compare/contract, concept maps, Cornell note-taking, fishbone, hypothesizing, K-W-H-L chart, plot diagram, sequence of events chart, spider map, SQ3R,...
Grade 5-Grade 12
Improve writing and thinking skills with Webspiration Classroom™ service, the online visual thinking, writing and collaboration tool for students and teachers, grades 5-12. Give your students the proven visual thinking and outlining tools in Webspiration...