Posts Tagged ‘Kidspiration’

Common Core and Connected Educators: October Themes at Inspiration

Tweet   October is here, teacher fans! Even if you’re not facing strong winds and heavy rains like we are in Oregon, chances are you’re feeling fall in the air. This month is often filled with celebrations of things that scare us, culminating in Halloween and the bags of candy parents work so hard to Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: Kidspiration Templates, Activities and How-to’s

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Tweet Earlier this month, we featured the Jordan School District’s website for its Inspiration® templates. For this week’s featured Inspired Site, I’d like to highlight the fact that the website’s section on “Transforming Teaching Through Technology” also has a great resource for Kidspiration®! On this site, you’ll find a collection of basic templates to help Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: Ideas for Kidspiration in Your Classroom

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Tweet This week’s featured Inspired Site can be found on the St. Bonaventure University website. This site showcases ways in which educators have personally used Kidspiration® in their classrooms. In addition, you’ll find an extensive list for additional ways you could use Kidspiration with your students for different subject areas and teaching methods. For example, Read more »

INSPIRED CALENDAR: July

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Tweet The first day of summer came and went last month; and now it’s July – summer is here! This month we have Inspiration®, InspireData® and Kidspiration® lesson plans for the Fourth of July and Bastille Day. Throughout the month you can also celebrate Barn Day, Go West Day, Moon Day and Amelia Earhart Day. Read more »

Constructivist Theory Inspired Learning

Constructivist Theory or Constructivism

Tweet Constructivist theory or constructivism is a learning model that empowers students to learn through their own classroom-guided experiences and reflect upon those experiences. Let’s talk more about this learning model today, and how visual thinking and learning tools can support this type of learning.

INSPIRED SITE: Kidspiration Curriculum Integration Guides & Activities

Frederick County Public Schools in Maryland

Tweet This week’s featured Inspired Site highlights a Kidspiration® and Webspiration Classroom™ service user guide from the Frederick County Public Schools in Maryland. This site has step-by-step, visual instructions to help you get started with these two tools. It even points out the great resources we have on our web site, including the Atomic Learning Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: Inspiration and Kidspiration Research, Tutorials, Examples & MORE

Fayette County Public Schools in Kentucky

Tweet This week’s featured Inspired Site by Fayette County Public Schools in Kentucky is packed full of excellent resources on Inspiration® and Kidspiration®! Here, you’ll find scientifically based research on teaching with graphic organizers, links to tutorials on the Inspiration Software website and countless examples of how to use these tools in your classroom. This Read more »

Thinking in Pictures With Inspiration

Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds

Tweet In Temple Grandin’s inspiring speech on TED.com titled “Temple Grandin: The world needs all kinds of minds,” she talks about how – as an autistic mind – she sees and thinks about the world around her in pictures.1 Grandin describes the minds of children and adults on the autism and Asperger spectrum as being Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: Kidspiration Examples By Subject Area

Wacona Elementary School in Georgia

Tweet This week’s featured Inspired Site by Wacona Elementary School in Georgia, highlights some examples of ways to use Inspiration® and Kidspiration® in the classroom. These examples are listed by the following subject areas: Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies. This site will help you get started on these tools, as well as provide Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: Kidspiration Across a Wide Range of Subjects

District Five Schools of Spartanburg County in South Carolina

Tweet This week’s featured Inspired Site is a website from District Five Schools of Spartanburg County in South Carolina, that showcases elementary and middle school examples and lesson plans in Kidspiration®. This Inspired Site is unique in that it covers a wide range of subjects. Here you’ll find lesson plan ideas for art, music, foreign Read more »

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