Sunday, August 25, 2019

September 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

     Our September 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF.
This month's issue includes the following:
  • Resources for geography and travel, including map comparisons, panoramas of various locations, how to compare and contrast country demographics, and great travel/geography photos.
  • How to easily find great public domain or fair use images for blogs, presentations or websites.
  • Resources for using international newspapers for history, geography, English, foreign language classes, and civics.
  • How to easily find information on our websites, and grade recommendations for each.
For those of you going back to school, have a great year!  (I still miss that wonderful first day of school as a teacher and librarian!)

Thursday, June 6, 2019

June, July and August 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Our newest 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia newsletter for June, July, and August is now online at: 
This newsletter includes the following:
·      Interesting Websites for Teachers, which includes:
o   The Digital Public Library of America
o   Three great Periodic Table Websites
o   A Battleship Game using the Periodic Table
o   Teaching Ideas in Art, History, Language, Math, Science, and PreSchool
o   An online Speech Bank
o   Khan Academy
·      Flags and Countries of the World resources
·      How to practice math skills for elementary students
·      Ten ways to use Google Earth in Your Classroom
·      NASA’s free Image and Video Library

As always, all of our newsletters can be found at:           

See you in September! 


Thursday, May 16, 2019

May 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter





Our May 2019 Newsletter is online with the following recommended resources:
  • More recommendations from the American Association of School Librarians’ Best Websites for Teaching and Learning for 2018
  • 60 Ideas for Using Google MyMaps
  • Ideas to get your elementary students interested in drawing or painting and creating their own comics
  • PowerSearching with Google
  • Hot Topics for 2020


Sunday, March 31, 2019

April 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter


This month's issue includes the following:

  • The website,We Are Teachers says they have a mission to inspire teachers and help them succeed by sharing practical classroom ideas, the best freebies, and teacher-to-teacher advice and humor.  https://www.weareteachers.com/
  • Need cash?  Check out an interesting article from We Are Teachers to discover 50 ways to earn cash after school or during the summer.   


Saturday, March 2, 2019

March 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

     
     Our March 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF.  This month's issue includes the following:


  • All about biomes of the world
  • An update about AcademicIndex.net
  • Resources on geography and travel, with information about countries, states, provinces, maps, flags, demographics, and more.
  • English Language Arts resources for all, including language arts, grammar, English and British literature, poetry, and finally, English for Speakers of Other Languages.
  • Our newly updated Kidtopia Games website.

     If you open our newsletters in Adobe, all the hyperlinks will take you to the recommended websites.  Otherwise, you can copy and paste the recommended websites into your browsers.