Lunchtime Links


Literacy & Reading

 
Reading Eggs
Listening Post School Journal LIstening Post

 
Sort of like scrabble but with insects and you have to be really fast!
 

 

http://www.nzpost.co.nz/christmas/send-a-letter-to-santa

Send a letter to Santa
 
Tutpup
Tutpup - spelling competitions & also maths competitions.

     
       
 Make a movie of your story: 
Story Builder

Booktrack: Add music to your story and read books with soundtracks
Booktrack
Create a soundtrack for the first 2 paragraphs of one of Hans Christian Andresen's fairytales


Maths & Logic Games

 

Maths Week


Leapfrog blobs in the correct order.

Brain training games (you will have to sign up to do this)


 

Sort of like sudoku puzzles 



Add numbers together to make the right number.                         
                           

Internet Stuff

 
Cybersafety & chatroom area for kids


InstaGrok

Instagrok - A really good search engine. Use this for research.


Password Bird - help create a good password.

 


 







Learn to Type

 Letter Bubbles Game

Letter Bubbles: Learn to type faster using this game
 http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
Perfect Your skills as a typist.
   




Art 

 
Graffiti Creator - make cool titles

 
Wordle - Create your own word pictures
 
Photo Editing Program.
 

Geography

Guess where the photo has been taken in the world

Music

You will need to log in with your school google apps account. You can then share your music with others at Parklands and save onto your cell phone!

For Teachers

TodaysMeet
 
TodaysMeet helps you embrace the backchannel and connect with your audience in realtime. Encourage the room to use the live stream to make comments, ask questions, and use that feedback to tailor your presentation, sharpen your points, and address audience needs. Useful for class brainstorms, feedback from students.
 
Socarative

Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.  
      
 
 Nanoogo (www.nanoogo.com) is an online platform for students to create and express themselves. Its aim is to provide a safe, digital canvas that lets them share stories, artwork and ideas with classmates. There’s a teachers’ section with advice and resources. Parents can also login to view and comment on work.
 
 

EDpuzzle is a tool for adding voiceover comments and simple assessments to clipped videos, as well as creating video lessons. 















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