Wednesday, January 16, 2019

February 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter


     Our February 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia newsletter is now online as a PDF.  

     This month's issue includes the following:
  • How to Spot Fake News with an downloadable infographic from the International Federation of Library Associations
  • Discover a great web site for Chemistry, AP Chemistry and Biology from ScienceGeek.net.  It includes free downloadable powerpoints.
  • Learn all about the Virtual LRC, a search engine that has been in service (from us) since 1998. (www.virtuallrc.com)
  • Eight amazing free websites for Teaching and Learning Math
  • The States of Matter for elementary students (from Kidtopia). (https://www.kidtopia.info/matter.html)

 

Friday, January 4, 2019

January 2018 Kidtopia/Infotopia Newsletter

Happy New Year!


Our January 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF. 


This month’s issue includes the following:
·      Discover the artifacts from British Museum via an interactive timeline of history, searchable by region and subject.
·      Check out a great web resource on art and culture from Google, including zany buildings, featured themes and stories such as Vermeer and Van Gogh, Harry Potter: A History of Magic and more.
·      Discover Colonial America resources from nine different sources.
·      Watch videos from YouTube or Vimeo about how to use Infotopia or Kidtopia
·      Explore amazing online resources from your local public library, such as free tutoring, typing programs, language learning , free online courses and TEDTalks.
·      Learn about motion and force, using resources from Kidtopia.

Thanks for sharing Kidtopia and Infotopia with your colleagues. We love to hear from you!  Just send us an email at bell@infotopia.info

December 2018 Kidtopia/Infotopia Newsletter



Our December 2018 Kidtopia/Infotopia Newsletter is online as a PDF.


The December newsletter links to resources on the following:
  • Natural Disasters
  • Online dictionaries thesauri, and more! 
  • Art and artists
  • Quotations
  • Science projects



November 2018 Newsletter

Our November newsletter is online as a PDF at:


  • This month's newsletter includes information about Khan Academy, an amazing resource that offers free courses in topics ranging from science to arts and the humanities.
  • Check out the resources for biographies of mathematicians and the history of mathematics.
  • Find primary sources, including famous speeches, important historical documents and more.
  • Discover Kidtopia's resources on stories for children.
  • Find out what happened in November and December in the past.





Thursday, October 4, 2018

October 2018 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Good morning!  Our October 2018 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF. 


This month's issue includes the following:
  • Citation makers for students
  • October/November events and resources
  • Animal research for elementary students
  • Our top 5 keyword search terms for 2018 for Infotopia and Kidtopia
  • 50 ideas for project-based learning
  • Amazing Google search tips that you can use on Google or any custom Google search engine