Thursday, January 22, 2009


The TIME WARP TRIO television series offers a wonderful opportunity to get kids excited about history. Its lively humor and irreverent attitude combine to make the programs refreshing and appealing, while providing solid historical facts. It's on the Discovery Kids Channel - in Houston, it's 336- Comcast. Check your local listing. The accompanying website is a great resource to spark some ideas for your training.

Check out the Sandwiches of time game - if you get the answer correct, you build parts of a sandwich.

Put it back Jack is a research game. It has an interesting twist. The questions display on screen and the information is a pop-up book that you page through. You can read the information, find the answer and then enter it. You get feedback along with hints. This may be a different way to present content to students?