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25May/110

Let’s Talk About Summer


Recommended Resources-

Virtual Bookshelf-
Shelfari

Blogging-
WordPress
Blogger

Blog Tutorial by our Second Graders:

Audio Recording-
Voicethread

Programming-
Scratch (free download)

Problem Solving-
Whizzball
Fantastic Contraption

Keyboarding Practice-
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/keyboarding_games.html
Dance Mat Typing
Krazy Keyboarding for Kids
Type Racer

Creative-
Pixie Parent Guides- free resource for parents (grade and subject specific). Pixie is wonderful, creative software that we use at school. It can be downloaded and used free for 30 days at http://www.tech4learning.com/pixie Tech4Learning also has a parent purchase program if you are interested in purchasing their software at significant savings.
Tux Paint (free download)
National Gallery of Art - some great interactive tools for creating and learning about art

Digital Storytelling-

Mixbook
Book Builder

Have a wonderful summer! Learn, create, share...

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