DESIGNED BY PATTIE & SUSAN FOR THE "KIDSPIRED TALES"
Skeleton Kidspiration Activity
This piece was written by first graders for Susan & Pattie's
collaborative project Cinderella Around the World. The students
read "Cinderella Skeleton" and wrote an extension
of the story as a shared writing activity. The follow-up Kidspiration
activity by Susan can be used as part of a unit on nutrition
You Give a Mouse a Cookie
This piece was written by Mrs. Ahlbrecht's Class at Robert Frost
Elementary School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota for Susan's collaborative
project Apple Bytes. The Kidspiration activity by Pattie can be
used individually by students as a center activity or by the teacher
as a shared writing activity with the class.
ACTIVITIES TO DOWNLOAD AND USE
Resources - Scroll to the bottom of the page for these Kidspiration
activities created by Lawrence Public School teachers for use
by their students. Please feel to download them and use them!
- Wonderful collection of Kidspiration activities from Patti Weeg
at Global Classroom. She has made these activity templates available
in the Classroom - District Five Teacher Work Downloadable
Kidspiration templates from District Five Schools of Spartanburg
Activities - from Carteret County Public School System, Beaufort,
NC. K-3 Kidspiration activities available for download and use
and Inspiration Staff Development-Comsewogue School District
During a staff development course Comsewogue elementary and secondary
teachers explored ways to integrate visual learning and thinking
skills into their curriculum areas. After becoming comfortable
with Inspiration and/or Kidspiration, they created lessons and
concept maps for their classes. These lessons are showcased to
be used as a resource for educators. If you have these programs
please feel free to download the files and use with your students.
Childhood Technology Literacy Project MLO Templates-
The templates available for download were created by Ryan McNavage
and Dana Loube from the Division of Technology training in Montgomery
County Public Schools. Each template is directly tied to a specific
Maryland Learner Outcome.
(Technology Assisting Literacy Knowledge) Templates
- These activities from Fayette County Public Schools in Lexington,
Kentucky provide examples of ways you can use Inspiration in the
classroom. They can be adapted to fit a variety of classroom situations
and topics. Templates levels range from Primary to High School
Note: Inspiration activities CAN be opened in Kidspiration.
What a find! A marvelous collection of 79 Kidspiration Activities
and Lesson Plans from the Oswego City School District in Oswego,
New York which are generously shared with the online community.
Some activities are provided for download (click on "template")
and others are available as screenshots.
SHOTS AND ACTIVITY SUGGESTIONS
- From Lakeland Central School District, Shrub Oak, New York.
This site features screen shots of webs created by teachers in
Inspiration to use with their students in the classroom, with
other teachers, or for parents, as a presentation tool. The activities
are not provided in a downloadable format.
Kidspiration Lessons - Kidspiration Templates Created by
teachers in the Canby School District, Canby, Oregon. No downloads
available, but you can get great ideas from the screen shots provided.these
Patricia Knox & Susan Silverman - Kidspired Tales 2002
and the Kidspiration design mark are trademarks of Inspiration Software,