THE HILLE GIFTED WIKISPACE HAS RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS, STUDENTS & PARENTS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN EXTENDING THE CLASSROOM LEARNING EXPERIENCE. PLEASE EXPLORE THE LINKS & PAGES THAT MRS. LAW HAS PUT TOGETHER DURING HER YEARS AS HILLE'S GIFTED TEACHER... ENJOY!

Contact Mrs. Law at slaw4242@gmail.com

Try the summer enrichment activities below -- There are puzzles, home made experiments, games, investigations & more. There's one for every day! (From Discovery school!)





MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE PAGES:

Click here for 7th grade

Click here for 6th grade



FOR PRIMARY OR ELEMENTARY SCIENCE Online Activities

Click here



STUDENT WORK:

Click here.


GEOGRAPHY LINKS:

  • Click here to take today's practice quiz for the National Geographic Geobee Challenge. You'll need to put in your FIRST NAME & then your country (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA). Then click NEXT to start the quiz.
  • If you have a chance you can take 2 more practice quizes. Just click on "Yesterday's Quiz" or "Two Days Ago" on the left side of the page.
  • United States Map Puzzle
  • US Capitals Match Game
  • WorldAtlas.com (win $100 with their daily geography quiz & $500 with their weekly quiz!) After the quiz, take some time to investigate the different continents (including our own!) and pick up some information that will help you with our GeoBee competition.... For example, you can click on the map to go to North American info. Then click on the US to get a list of states. Click on the state & you can find out some amazing stuff here. (This website also has a good search box that can find good info for you.)

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FOR MORE SOCIAL STUDIES LINKS Click here:



MATH LINKS: Click here

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CAREER INFO:

Illinois Career Info System: Click on a job listed here to find out about wages, working conditions, preparation and more!
Recommended Links: This page has links to many other good career websites, including non-traditional jobs, "green" or environmentally friendly jobs, military careers, summer jobs and more.

LITERATURE LINKS: Click here

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Multimedia:

Life Magazine photos for public use: (download historical images for your reports from the archives of Life magazine)
Incompetech Royalty Free Music
Free Sound Effects (including animal sounds, machines, people & more)
Free Play Music(good place to find sound tracks for your imovies)
Teacher Files Clip Art
Zamzar.com (Convert files from one format to another)
Mrs. Norris' multi media links for images & sounds
Fugleflicks wiki page ... See how this art teacher uses student made videos in the classroom

Miscellaneous:

Today's Front Pages Throughout the World
Thinkquest Library of Webquests:Click here to find a list of interesting online investigations (use the search box to find an online investigation of your own choice)
Your Amazing Brain(test your brain & find out what you're good at)
Working Memory Test (Try it yourself... how many words can you remember?)
The Developing Brain Interactive Display
Extreme Adventure Challenge
Scratch (learn to program with this free download)
examples of mini golf courses
online mini golf games
How to Draw Perspective Drawings
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On This Day in History:
NY Times Slideshow--Best photos of the decade

Research:

Top Ten Google Search Tricks:

TEACHER RESOURCES:

WatchKnow Educational Videos
You Tube for Teachers
United Streaming Videos for the Classroom
Khan Academy (This site has a library of over 2500 video segments to help with topics from algebra to science to history & more!)
Discovery Education Fall Virtual Conference (Archives of webinars on topics such as using media in education, apps, digital storytelling, etc.)
Wikispaces for Educators sign up and learn how to create a wiki page
Wikispaces tutorials (learn how to add pictures, files, widgets and more!)
Best Practices (This site has tips, examples & resources about tiered learning, anchor activities, learning centers, independent learning, etc.)
Learn How To Use imovie 06 (video instructions)
Looking for Great Webquests? Click here
D142 Differentiated Instruction Page (look here for help designing lessons with different levels of challenge for your students)
Important Weblinks for Teachers (Models, Differentiation, etc)
News from Neuroscience s (Here's the latest news about brain research & how it affects the learning environment)


Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Pyramid has been showing up frequently on social media networks. Check out the full-sized version at: http://www.usi.edu/distance/bdt.htm
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