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Weekend Website #46: Computer Lab Favorites

Posted by on April 29, 2011

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.

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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, 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.


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