public marks

PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tag differentiation

October 2007

The Space Place :: Planet X-treme Weather

Interesting comparison of EXTREME weather on other planets. Could be adapted for Clicker5

SymbolWorld - The planets

Informative website about the planets with audio and symbol support.

September 2007


Outstanding resource for high school algebra,american government, AP biology,calculus,environmental science,physics,religion,and us history. Multimedia materials for differentiation and engagement. Interactive with full course materials. Added bonus: register as a teacher and customise the course materials and then we can add a link to your teacher website or the internet resources page.

Geography Thematic Units

The majority of the Thematic Units are written for ages 7-9. Younger children can use them with help from adults, and older children can use them for extra learning or for their reports. There is a cost for each unit, but it is only $2.00...a good value!! Must be purchased per classroom. Many other subject areas available.

July 2007

Singing Science Records

Science songs on topics of space,energy &motion, weather, and nature. Right click, choose "save Target As" to download the MP3. Songs are definitely dated, but older students and music teachers may enjoy updating the music style, perhaps to a rap tempo or, be inspired to create their own songs. Good resource for differentiation.

Robot Odyssey

An educational game that teaches the basics of programming through wiring together logic gates. Within the game you solve puzzles by programming robots so they can move around, grab objects, and communicate with each other.

June 2007

MathSite: An Interactive Source for Seeing, Hearing, Doing Mathematics

The exhibits of the MathSite are intended for people of all ages who are interested in or are curious about mathematics. No specialized mathematical knowledge or expertise is assumed.

Columbus State University:Math Contest

Columbus State University’s College of Education is now the home of the Problem of the Week math contest, which was started in 1996 by David Rock and Doug Brumbaugh. The math educators also supply problems and answers that are part of the current White House Math Challenge, a presidential effort to boost interest in math and foster problem-solving skills. Visit our history page for more on these and the companion problem-solving sites here — Algebra in Action, Middle School Madness and Elementary Brain Teaser.

Return of the 17 Year Cicadas

Relaxing and informative movie created by college students. Might be useful for differentiation

Windows to the Universe

by 6 others
Science site with rich resources. A great feature is the beginner, intermediate, and adanced views available on every page for every topic. Good for differentiation!

Technology for Differentiated Instruction

The primary purpose of this wiki is to collect and share resources that link computer and information technology with differentiated instruction. Please add and annotate links, fix or remove broken links, and add to annotations or descriptions based on your experiences.

May 2007

Differentiated Instruction

Sites that help classroom teachers adjust their teaching process to their learners needs

March 2007 : just click & teach.

Lessons, materials, and downloads for differentiated instruction K-6. Requires subscription.

January 2007

Grade 6 Mathematics

Outstanding resource from Learn Alberta. Twenty one lessons for key concepts in math for grade 6, overview of problem solving strategies, a glossary, and activities for reinforcing number facts (operations) via various strategies. Use of animation video and sound make this an engaging site for students.

December 2006

A Different Place

Are you frustrated trying to meet the academic needs of high-ability and gifted students in the classroom. This may be the place for you. ... a place on the Web to find differentiated activities in all content areas!!

November 2006

The Lexile Framework for Reading

The Lexile Framework for Reading is a scientific approach to reading measurement that matches readers to text. The Lexile Framework measures both reader ability and text difficulty on the same scale, called the Lexile scale. This approach allows educators to manage reading comprehension and encourage reader progress using Lexile measures and a broad range of Lexile products, tools and services. Lots of online tools | Download books, magazines, newspapers and radio shows

Subscription service (various plans). Get mp3 files for your pc, ipod, mp3 player, or burn to cd to listen to your favorite books.

CLiCk, Speak Features

Reading with a simple interface - CLiCk, Speak is designed to be as easy to use for sighted users as possible. The interface is completely mouse driven; there's no need to remember any key combinations. Reading through a page is as simple as placing the cursor and hitting the GO button; reading a selection is as easy as highlighting the text and hitting the SPEAK button.

..::The Hobby Shop::..

Engaging, Interactive science simulations. Explore projectile motion, chemistry, rocketry, a virtual microscope, and complete experiments based on the Periodic Table. Good for enrichment. Teacher resources available.

1-Click Answers

Alt-Click in Windows or (Mac OSx Command+Option+G) on any word in any program on your screen for an instant, pop-up AnswerTip that won't interrupt your work. For vocabulary words, instant definitions and real voice buttons to hear the word aloud. - Online web dictionary & thesaurus word linking lookup reference tool.

VoyCabulary makes the words on any webpage into links so you can look them up in a dictionary or other word-reference-site of your choice, by simply clicking on the words.

ATTO: Assistive Technology Tutorials

Download PDF or PwerPoint tutorials for Intellikeys and Overlaymaker