Free online graph and chart generator

“Charts and graphs are a great tool because they communicate information visually. On Onlinecharttool.com you can design and share your own graphs online and for free”. The site supports bar charts, pie charts, line charts, bubble charts and radar plots. Students select a graph type, insert data, add labels and fonts, preview and then share graphs. This site is ideal for Year 3 to Year 8 students. Permission to use […]

Free SMART Notebook resources

This is an old site created by Bedfordeshire City Council Schools (2005). However, it contains free SMART Notebook documents and some Promethean flip charts. They are a good base to work with, to modify and add to as you need. There are SMART Notebooks for teaching literacy, science, history, art, numeracy, geography, languages and music. http://www.schools.bedfordshire.gov.uk/NGFL/IWB/resources.html

Global Webinar

Joanne will be presenting her second Global Webinar session for the SMARTboard Revolution on Thursday, June 7, 2012! She will be presenting on copy right, fair use and SMART Exchange. This will be followed by SMART answers with Bret Grensburg. You can register for free online at the SMARTboard revolution and or view the recording at a later date. This a a great site created by Matt Granger. Here is the […]

Animal Classification and Characteristics

I have recently created an animal classification edublog for my year 3 students on animal characteristics. This resources was created for an assignment for my Masters in Education/ICT. Even though my students are only permitted to blog, there is a wealth of resources including web links, videos, virtual animations and interactive resources which you can access for free! I have even uploaded my program in word format which is available […]

Birmingham LA’s Grid for Learning

Beremingham LA’s Grid for Learning is a free site and the flash based interactive resources can be used on any smartboard. You can search by year level (foundation, primary or secondary) and then by subject ( English, Math, Science or other).

New wiki: Weather and my world

This unit of work was created by Joanne Villis. It is based on the Primary Connections Unit, ‘Weather in my world’. This unit is designed for The Foundation Years (5 year olds) and is linked to the Australian National Curriculum . This site contains SMART Notebook resources. All resources may be downloaded for educational purposes only. They may not be uploaded on any other website. I intend to add Year […]

Funbrain Reading for Primary Students

Funbrain Reading  is a great site for middle and upper primary students of all ages. There are online books for the middle years which  including Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinny and Camp Confidential by Melissa Morgan. Upper primary students will enjoy reading the online comics. Funbrain also offers a range of interactive literacy and math games which are listed under year level categories. Image came from free […]

Math playground

Math playground is a great site for middle and upper primary students. It contains a range of interactive math games, worded problems, videos and logic puzzles. Permission to use logo received by Colleen King 29/5/2012.