Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Best Educational Games for Back to School



Many schools and teachers post a list of recommended websites for learning games for their students.  Here's a curated list of educational and engaging learning games for schools to post on their website and send out to teachers.  Obviously, it can be adjusted by the teacher's or school's focus and their types of students.

Spelling Games

Phonics Games

Syllables and Segmenting Games

Analogies

Writing Lessons and Activities

Typing/Keyboarding Games

Vocabulary Games
http://www.spellingcity.com/spelling-games-vocabulary-games.html
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/vocabulary_games.html
http://www.spellingcity.com/Games/matchit.html
http://www.vocabulary.co.il/english-language-games/
http://www.vocabulary.co.il/context-and-definitions/

Brain Training Games
http://www.learninggamesforkids.com/miscellaneous_games.html

Bookmarking Sites
Symbaloo's Visual Bookmarking has some great webmixes!
http://www.symbaloo.com/mix/wordgames2

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