Best Practices for Computer Workstations

ü    Computers in workstations are used to extend the learning of grade-level  

       standards that are taught through scope- and- sequence

ü    Computers are used to create interactivity with the learning

ü    Computers are used as  tools for “reflection and idea generation”

ü    Students are actively using  computers to solve a specific problem or

      create something new to extend the learning taught

ü    Computers are used to differentiate instruction for students. 

ü    Computers are used to communicate and collaborate the learning of



   Resources for ELAR/SLAR Workstations / Computers in the Classroom K-5
    PowerPoint for Training
  Reading and Writing Workstations: 
  Reading - Practicing and Creating Reading Skills, Comprehension Skills
  and Word Work
    Kid blog 

  Examples of Teachers using KidBlog


     Story Map
     Word Press
    Listening Station- Developing the Phonemic Awareness, 
   Listening Comprehension, Fluency and Voice
    Tumblebooks at North Richland Hills Library
   Click on the Link on
    One More Story - this one is not free but is worth a school license
     Templates to Use in Reading Computer Work Station
     Word Map
    Word Work
    ABYCA- Interactive word work
    Star Fall - Make sure that the skill taught in class matches the skill practiced in workstation
    Math Stations
    ABYCA - Interactive math games for all grade levels
    Use KidBlog to have students work with the mathematical process using language.