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 ofstudents.Resources for ELAR/SLAR Workstations / Computers in the Classroom K-5PowerPoint for TrainingReading and Writing Workstations:Reading - Practicing and Creating Reading Skills, Comprehension Skills
and Word Work
Examples of Teachers using KidBlogListening Station- Developing the Phonemic Awareness,
Listening Comprehension, Fluency and VoiceTumblebooks at North Richland Hills LibraryClick on the Link onOne More Story - this one is not free but is worth a school licenseTemplates to Use in Reading Computer Work StationWord WorkABYCA- Interactive word workStar Fall - Make sure that the skill taught in class matches the skill practiced in workstationMath StationsABYCA - Interactive math games for all grade levelsUse KidBlog to have students work with the mathematical process using language.