Weekend Website #46: Computer Lab Favorites

Every Friday I’ll send you a wonderful website that my classes and my parents love. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of your students as they are of mine.

lab activities
Pick activities by grade level, subject


3rd-5th grade


Science, language arts, social studies, math, Spanish


Computer Lab Favorites


Put out by Scholastic, this wheel allows you to select classroom tech activities by grade level and subject, then offers a variety of fifty themed projects, each taking 15-30 minutes. Projects include:

  • water cycle
  • story starters
  • build a caterpillar
  • rainforest math hunt

Topics include:

  • language arts
  • science
  • social studies
  • math
  • Spanish

If you’re in a hurry to connect to a classroom unit, this might just be the solution.

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Author: Jacqui
Welcome to my virtual classroom. I've been a tech teacher for 15 years, but modern technology offers more to get my ideas across to students than at any time in my career. Drop in to my class wikis, classroom blog, our internet start pages. I'll answer your questions about how to teach tech, what to teach when, where the best virtual sites are. Need more--let's chat about issues of importance in tech ed. Want to see what I'm doing today? Click the gravatar and select the grade.

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