Cinderella 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 and health.

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Kidspiration Acitivty
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.


Educational 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!
T.O.G.E.T.H.E.R. - Wonderful collection of Kidspiration activities from Patti Weeg at Global Classroom. She has made these activity templates available for downloading.
Kidspiration in the Classroom - District Five Teacher Work Downloadable Kidspiration templates from District Five Schools of Spartanburg County.
Kidspiration Activities - from Carteret County Public School System, Beaufort, NC. K-3 Kidspiration activities available for download and use by educators.
Kidspiration 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.
Early 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.
T.A.L.K. (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.
OCSD Curriculum Collection
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.

Teachers Using Inspiration - 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.   
Canby 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 files.

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