Our April 2017 Infotopia and Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF. This month's issue includes resources for National Poetry Month, Earth Day, ESL Learning Communities, navigational icons on Infotrek for high school students, and Kidtopia resources on mollusks, insects, dinosaurs and all animals. Please feel free to share with your colleagues.
This month's issue, which includes resources for geography, has ideas about how students can compare demographics for different countries around the world. For example, which country has the youngest population? Which country has the most cell phones? Which country has the largest population? Of course, March 2nd is Dr. Seuss's birthday, so check out our links to ideas to celebrate Dr. Seuss and all his books.
To celebrate Valentine's Day, this month's issue includes recommended web sites on the circulatory system and the human heart. It also includes recommended sources to help students distinguish between "fake" news and real news.
This month's issue includes some of our favorite recommended web sites for teachers and parents, including Edutopia, Mr. Nussbaum, and Khan's Academy. It also includes simple instructions for using our high school search engine, Infotrek.info. Finally, it includes a link to our KidtopiaGames.com in case you are looking for educational games for kids.
Our December 2016 Infotopia Newsletter is now online. This month's issue includes the following: Using Primary Sources, Using Educational Games for Subject Review, Greek and Roman Mythology resources, and Animal resources for Elementary Students You can download this month's newsletter as a PDF at: http://www.infotopia.info/newsletters/Dec_2016_Infotopia.pdf All our archived newsletters are found at: http://www.infotopia.info/newsletter.html
This month's issue includes Greek and Roman mythology resources, math homework videos for middle school and high school, where to find online courses, our favorite sources for copyright-free images, and U.S. state resources for elementary students. You can download our PDF newsletter at: www.infotopia.info/newsletters/Oct_2016_Infotopia.pdf or you can find all our archived newsletters at: http://www.infotopia.info/newsletter.html
Our September 2016 Infotopia and Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF. It can be downloaded at http://www.infotopia.info/newsletters/Sept_2016_Infotopia.pdf This month's newsletter includes information about how to use labels to focus or improve your search on Infotopia, Kidtopia, and Infotrek. We also included articles about free e-books and audiobooks, September events, and links to our Social Studies and History resources.
Announcing our new web site: kidtopiagames.com Also, find information for Ask an expert! (how to find an expert), August events, Science resources from Infotopia, and Professional development for teachers and videos for students from Annenberg.
Our July 2016 newsletter is now online and includes links to educational games for students, how to use Google's advanced search operators with Infotopia and Kidtopia, July events and holidays, and ideas about science fair projects. Be sure to share our web sites and newsletters with new teachers! Contact us if you have any ideas or resources that you need for the school year! (email@example.com)
This month includes information about Infotopia and Kidtopia and the fact that they both work as custom search engines for students as well as web directories for subjects studied in grades K-12. We have a spotlight on primary sources from a web site called Digital Vaults. Read and share this month's newsletter for more information!
Discover links to web sites where students can create online stories for free. It also includes recommended resources for improving one's vocabulary or practicing for subject-specific vocabulary tests. It includes our recommended links for May holidays and events and our contact information. Students in elementary school can practice their arithmetic skills with our recommended fun math sites and play math games recommended by Kidtopia.
The Infotopia/Kidtopia April 2016 Newsletter is now online at: www.infotopia.info/newsletters/Apr_2016_Infotopia.pdf This month’s issue includes an assortment of virtual field trips, resources on the Holocaust, National Poetry Month resources, April events, and Kidtopia Arts resources. Please share with your colleagues and as always, send us feedback about needed resources. (firstname.lastname@example.org) You can find all our archived newsletters at: www.infotopia.info/newsletter.html
Our March 2016 Newsletter includes Part 3 of our recommendations for digital tools that help teachers and students organize their learning materials. It also includes some fabulous sites for free creative commons images for web sites, presentations or blogs. We also included some important events for March, including Dr. Seuss’s Birthday and Pi Day, with recommended links. Finally, we included a couple of recommended apps and online activities to help in teaching and learning.
Our February 2016 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF document. http://www.infotopia.info/newsletters/Feb_2016_Infotopia.pdf This month's issue includes Part 2: Digital Tools for Teachers and Students, which includes Google Drive; a link to ever-changing and balanced resources for the 2016 Presidential Elections; links to February events; Kidtopia resources on dinosaurs and endangered animals; and American History resources on the decades.
Our January 2016 newsletter is now online. This month's issue includes Digital Tools for Teachers (and Students), Free Audio Books, January events, Learning Activities for Grades K-4 from Kidtopia, and videos on World War II in the Pacific. Happy New Year from Infotopia! All our archived newsletters can be found at: http://www.infotopia.info/newsletter.html