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 Monthly Newsletter    Issue 43


Thanksgiving, Veteran's Day, Election, Writing and Authors, Math, Test Taking Practice
November 2012
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Teacher Resources
Parent Resources
Technology Tips
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Hello! Thanks so much for using Internet4Classrooms with your students and children. Our mission is to help you find the best educational online resources available to meet your individual needs. Our monthly newsletter focuses on sharing information, tips, and ideas on everything related to schooling inside the classroom and at home. Each month we'll be featuring resources and information on a variety of topics. We are constantly upating information on our site, and urge you to visit often!
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If you need help, please email us. We answer questions about almost any subject matter/grade level.  We feel that this is a very important part of Internet4Classrooms. Internet4Classrooms is maintained and built for educators, parents, and students and this site is yours.  Comments and suggestions are appreciated and welcomed. Don't be afraid to email and ask!
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Common Core State Standards

Each Grade Level is full of resources for every individual standard. Students can take control of their own learning by clicking on the page with the standard number, and choosing their own resource to practice that skill!

 It's hard to find sites that have math standards examples that follow the specific criteria, but they're here! Click on your Grade Level to find Math Standard Resources and learning tools.


  App Of The Month
Every month we are going to feature a different, and hopefully FREE, iPad/iPod/iPhone educational application. Visit our ever-changing app page. (
In honor of Daylight Saving, we are featuring World-Clock Time Zones. Select favorites to build an easy access list of cities and their current times. Compatible wtih iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad OS 4.3 or later.
  Things To Celebrate This Month
November brings Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, National Author's Day, and more. You never know what wonderful resources you can find to enrich your classroom experience. Let's get started!

National Author's Day (Nov 1)

Daylight Saving Fall Forward (Nov 4)
Election Day (Nov 6)


Veteran's Day (Nov 11)
According to the History web site, in the U.S. there are 9.2 million veteran's over the age of 65 and 1.9 million under the age of 35. Show our troops how much you care and recognize their dedication with our Veteran's day lessons, letter activities, and project ideas.
Thanksgiving (Nov 22)

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I4C already has Free Vocabulary Quizzes and Free Math Quizzes in our ACT/SAT Test Preparation Guide. 


We're looking for new ideas for quizzes and informational resources that you'd feel are useful to you and your students. Please email us and let us know what you could use to make your teaching experience better. 


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  Focus On:  Teacher Resources
Internet4Classrooms offers a wide variety of informative online resources, tips, tools, and tutorials regarding your classroom needs. There is always something you can utilize with your students. Each month we'll feature a few links to useful topics.  

Are you experiencing challenges with students and parents that know English as a second language? We have a section full of ESL exercises, including vocabulary help, English worksheets, and quizzes



Each Grade Level is full of resources for every individual standard. Students can take learning in their own control by clicking on the page with the standard number and choosing their own resource to practice that skill!



Whether you are a newcomer or an old pro, it's easy to get "lost" in everything I4C has to offer. We have subject help by grade level on almost all school topics. Don't forget to click and explore when you are looking for teacher resources. Here are a few main topics to get you started.




Don't Forget: Free Online Practice for ACT Test and SAT Test Resources.  I4C now offers free SAT and ACT vocabulary and math quizzes. Become a free member and log in as much as you'd like. Students can take practice tests on 5000 vocabulary words.Take daily practice math quizzes on over 1000 questions.  Log in to monitor your students' scores - including seeing which vocabulary words or math questions they missed. Interactive quizzes allow the test taker to retake and study as much as they want.  

Remember: One of our most clicked resources is the teacher tools page. You can access everything teachers need for the school year, including forms, planning, bulletin boards, and worksheets

Another popular section is our Grade Level Help. Click here for Pre-K - 8th grade level help and here for 7th - 12th grade resources. Find Skill Builders interactive sites for Language Arts and Math.  
  Focus On:  Parent Resources
In addition to our teachers, parents can take advantage of our online resources as well.

Homework is increasingly done on computers these days. Have your kids practice their Mouse skills at home with these creative online practice games and quizzes. We also have typing practice exercises as well.

Thanksgiving fun at home: Enjoy everything from poetry and printables to decorations and games. 

Help your kids get over their test-taking nerves with these Assessment Test practice quizzes and methods.

Are you looking for ways to reinforce good behavior? Are you finding the attitude is growing with age? Check out our discipline help and discipline techniques page.
Are you a family that uses English as a second language? I4C offers an ESL page that has English vocabulary and reading help so you can continue to improve language skills.



Find ACT Test and SAT Test Resources to get your children ready for the ACT and SATs! I4C now offers free SAT and ACT vocabulary and math quizzes. Become a free member and log in as much as you'd like. Students can take practice tests on 5000 vocabulary words and practice tests in math with over 1000 questions. As a parent, you can log in to monitor your children's scores - including seeing which words or math problems they missed. Interactive quizzes allow the test taker to retake and study as much as they want.

As always, if you don't see something of interest highlighted this month, we have the Parent Zone which is full of resources. You can find homework help, special needs resources, language tools, reading help, educational games and activities sorted by grade
  Technology Tips

Tech Tip #1: Tabs in Excel: Don't forget you can create multiple docs in 1 Excel file by using the sheet tabs at the bottom. Save time and clicking. Right click on the sheet tab to rename it too. Excel tutorials


Tech Tip #2: Typing Practice: Alot of assignments have moved to being electronic. This page gives kids practice sites and lessons to help improve their typing skills. It's great for adults too. 


Tech Tip #3: ID Any Image!: Did you know you can drag ANY image into the google home page, and it will identify it's source? Just make sure the google homepage is open before you drag your images from other websites. Other tech help

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 This Month's Blog

This month's blog:  Being Thankful  Recognizing the good this holiday season. is a free educational portal for teachers, parents, homeschoolers and students. Visitors come from around the world to find Internet resources for their educational needs. One can find resources ranging from lesson plans to worksheets, individual grade level resources to templates, and even interactive learning games.  We were very honored when one teacher called the site a "Walmart for Teachers". If you cannot find what you need for instruction on any topic, please feel free to email us and we will help you find resources to fit your needs.

Susan Brooks