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Thanks for the help
Yes, we have been using Tux Paint for 2 years now and I agree that it 
is a wonderful piece of software. Everyone absolutely loves it.

Am happy to accept more input,
Rick



At 02:23 PM 6/12/2008, you wrote:

>Tux Paint has become a fast favorite in our elementary schools, too.
>
>Here are two of my favorite web sites for younger kids with lots of 
>great interactive, educational activities:
>
>Starfall:  http://www.starfall.com/\
>
>BBC Schools, Primary: 
>http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/  BBC Schools also has 
>interactive sites for older kids as well
>
>Kidspiration is pricey and not within your current budget, but it is 
>great for K - 2 kids. The PTO in one of our schools bought a 
>building license for us a few years ago. We've recently updated the 
>lab only in that school.  There are other open source graphic 
>organizers, but the templates and activities that come with 
>Kidspiration are really good.  The new version has some great math 
>activities that match very well to our math curriculum.
>
>Joanne
>
>Joanne Finnegan
>Technology Integration Specialist
>Chittenden East Supervisory Union
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>(fax) (802) 899-1059
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> >>> Rick Hege <[log in to unmask]> 6/12/2008 12:35 PM >>>
>My first grade teacher is looking for recommendations on software for
>supplemental classroom work. Not a big budget, about $150. (Open to
>free/open source programs as well, of course.)
>However, she would really like to know what others who teach her age
>range have found that is worthwhile and enjoyed by their students.
>Specific subject matter is not a requirement, just worthwhile in the 
>classroom.
>Email me off list or have the appropriate teachers email me directly.
>
>Thanks,
>Rick Hege
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Tech Support
Townshend School District
PO Box 226
Townshend, VT 05353-0226
802-365-7506
Fax 802-365-7955
www.townshend.windham.vt.us