Classroom Projects

DonorsChoose.org
Post a project to request the resources your students need. Donors can contribute money to support the project and the DonorsChoose organization purchases the materials and send them to the school. http://www.donorschoose.org/

Eduweb
"Eduweb specializes in playful learning experiences, from game-based learning to creative play and design interactives. We develop custom web-based and exhibit games, as well as games and augmented reality apps for mobile devices". Coverage in history, earth & space science, engineering, natural history, the arts, geography & economics, health & medicine, and reading as well as by grade or by client. http://www.eduweb.com/portfolio/portfolio.php

ePals.com
ePals offers an online classroom community. Join - the global community and access collaborative technology, connect- based on age, grade, geography, subject, etc. Collaborate - tools and resources with others in the program. Must sign in. http://www.epals.com/#/connections

GlobalSchoolNet.org
Engage in e-learning projects worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork and collaboration and multi-cultural understanding. http://www.globalschoolnet.org/index.cfm

The Jason Project
"The JASON Project offers students and teachers in K-12 multimedia experiences in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and professional development for educators. "Each comprehensive JASON program includes reading selections, hands-on activities, videos, and online games for students, and lesson plans, implementation tips, and a powerful digital platform for educators. Live, interactive events throughout the year connect JASON participants with inspirational STEM role models". http://www.jason.org/public/whatis/start.aspx

Kidlink
Kidlink promotes a global dialogue for students to interact with their global peers. http://www.kidlink.org/index.html

KidsGardening.org
Ways to include the garden into your curriculum with classroom projects, teacher links, lesson and activity ideas, how-to guides and more. http://www.kidsgardening.org/node/18

Kids In Need Foundation
Provides a catalog of classroom projects by subject: arts, language, misc, social studies, history, math, and science. Projects are linked to curriculum/state standards as well as grade level and cost. http://www.kinf.org/projects/

NASA Quest
NASA Quest is dedicated to bringing "NASA people, space and science to (K-12) classrooms through the Internet." http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/

New York Times Learning Network
Provides news summaries, word of the day, lesson plans, issues in depth, crossword puzzles and other resources. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

OneWorld Classrooms
Students can interact with K-12 classes from around the world. http://www.oneworldclassrooms.org/

Postcardsfrom.com
Get daily postcards sent directly to your e-mailbox for free from Harvey the RV, as he travels America. Items include beautiful photos, special postage stamps, fun facts, travel tips and much more. http://www.postcardsfrom.com/

Readwritethink.org
This site has lesson plans in reading and language arts and the website is administered jointly by the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/

TopsScience.org
TopScience.org has free downloadable science experiments taken from their books. http://www.topscience.org

 

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