Simply put, Thinkfinity is a website that provides tens of thousands of standards-based resources for K-12 educators, students, parents, and afterschool practitioners. The content has been made available through a partnership between the Verizon Foundation and the nation's leading education and literacy organizations. (Click on the group of logos to learn more about each Content Partner.)
Through generous funding from the Verizon Foundation, all of the standards-aligned content on Thinkfinity.org is provided FREE of charge. This includes lesson plans, interactives, podcasts, worksheets, primary source documents, and more! Please take a moment to review a few of the thousands of resources you can access through Thinkfinity by clicking on the samples below.
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Student e-sheets- Mercury Here We Come
Real Time Information - Data links
Interactives- ABC Match
Multimedia Explorations- Drop Me Off in Harlem
Virtual Museum Activities- A More Perfect Union
Lesson plans- Fun with Fractions
Video Clips- Where is the Fastest Roller Coaster?
Many thanks to one of our Featured Community Member: Marcia Torgrude, Math Coach and Technology Integrationist for her series of videos throughout this course that will help guide you to efficiently and effectively use the community features.
How to find Thinkfinity resources
Let’s take a moment to reflect on how you most often instruct your students. Do you find using online content enhances your students’ experience or distracts from your teaching? Do you struggle to find ways to integrate technology due to your inexperience or due to a lack of quality online resources? Do you love to integrate technology, but wish you could find some new resources to further enhance your lessons or units of study?
Please join our discussion for Lesson 1. Share your personal experiences with technology integration and how online resources (such as the ones featured above) might aid your classroom instruction.