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Sunday, February 6, 2011
Longitude & Latitude Study
This week in History & Geography we worked on learning longitude & latitude. Luckily we already have a world map on the wall so it was easy to show the lines & to give him activities to do in searching specific cities to find their locations by longitude & latitude.
In my search for extra information online to reinforce the learning I came across two websites to share. The first is BrainPop.com They have great information divided into 2 different age levels...K-3 & 3rd grade & above. They do have an annual subscription fee but it may be worth the money if you are looking for extra help in the teaching process. They cover 7 subjects with interactive "movies" & quizzes plus they meet state standards in the curriculum provided. They also have a Teachers area to help with organization & lesson planning. You can also try their Free Trial to see if this is something that will work for you.
Another site worth checking out is ClassBrain.com This site is geared to teens but is full of free information & tools on every subject plus has free math videos explaining different types of problems.