Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.
Teachers, parents for their kids, students for their lives
You can organize a classroom with blogs, internet start pages (click for more on internet start pages), wikis, even twitter (this is the only one I have yet to use because my Admin shut me down on it. Click for more on twitter).
Wikis are the most thorough. Take a look at my1st grade class wiki (see sidebar for kindergarten and second and click here for 4th grade wiki and 5th grade wikis). I have room for student and parent resources, homework, What we did Today (for absent students or parents), grade-level skills, favorite links. You can even add student pages, created by students. This is very popular.
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Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and author of two technology training books for middle school. She wrote Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office, WordDreams, or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.