• Tools, Sites, And Apps
  • Typing Tips: The How and Why of Teaching Students Keyboarding Skills (Comparison Of Free Sites)

    A comparison of 4 of the best free online resources for learning keyboarding. A comparison table offers a quick overview of what these touch typing tutors for kids offer! This post discusses the teaching of both handwriting and touch typing. The ability to type with reasonable speed and accuracy helps students to better cope with the digital world they live in. Kathleen Morris

    The ability to type with reasonable speed and accuracy helps students to better cope with the digital world they live in. This post discusses the teaching of both handwriting and typing. I share four of the best free online resources for teaching keyboarding. Check out the comparison table for a quick overview of what these sites offer!

  • Literacy
  • StoryIt: Word Games

    StoryIt is a website that doesn’t look amazing with its simple layout and advertisements but has some great resources for the junior primary classroom. While there are stories to read and print, seasonal resources, printable shapes and more – the resources I’ve found most useful are the word games. There are about fifteen word games […]

  • Literacy
  • MeeGenius

    MeeGenius is a new site that has been popular on Twitter recently. MeeGenius is an online library of picture books for young children. Currently there are nearly 30 books available to read, most of which are popular fairy tales. The books can be read independently or there is an option to hear the book being […]

  • Literacy
  • Smories: Stories for Children

    Smories is a website with short videos of children reading original stories for kids. There are 50 new Smories added every month. Writers are encouraged to submit their original children’s stories to be featured on the website. The stories are advertised as being suitable for children aged three to eight although there are many stories […]

  • General News
  • Read Write Think

    Read Write Think is a site from the UK that offers a collection of online Student Materials to support literacy learning in the P-12 classroom. While this site includes lesson plans and web resources, I have found the most useful aspect of the site to be the Student Materials. There are over 50 interactive resources […]