Tuesday, April 25, 2017
LCPS Mission: The Las Cruces Public Schools, in partnership with students, families, and the community, provides a student-centered learning environment that cultivates character, fosters academic excellence, and embraces diversity.

Gifted Education Links: Students

Summer Camps

Links

Book List

http://als.lib.wi.us/MRList.html – 101 Out of this World Books for kids ages 8-13 Classic Literature ~Full Text Resource~

BRAIN TEASERS AND PUZZLES

http://braingle.com/ – BRIANGLE
http://kids.mysterynet.com/ – Solve a mystery
http://www.greylabyrinth.com/puzzles – The Grey Labyrinth Puzzles
http://labyrinthsociety.org/activities-for-kids – How to make your own Labyrinth
http://www.griddlers.net/sudoku/-/sudoku/Sudoku/1 – Number Logic Puzzles
http://www.kenken.com/ – KenKen (Like Soduku)
http://homepage.mac.com/boester/ – Knossos Games (Brain Teasers)
http://krazydad.com/dailysudoku/ – DAILY SODUKU PUZZLE
http://krazydad.com/ipuzzles/killer.php?id=KD_Killer_IN1-B1-P1 – Soduku Puzzles
http://krazydad.com/inkies/ – Inky Puzzles (Like KenKen)
http://www.mazeworks.com/ – MAZEWORKS – Java Games and Puzzles
http://www.websudoku.com/ – Web Soduku
http://tangrams.ca/ – All About Tangrams

LOGIC and CRITICAL THINKING

http://www.conceptispuzzles.com/ – The HOME of Logic Puzzles
http://www.logicmazes.com/ – Logic Mazes
http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/itl/ – Mission CRITICAL
http://www.mysterymaster.com/puzzles/index.php – “Mystery Master” the master of logic puzzles
http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/ – Portable Puzzle
http://www.puzzlersparadise.com/page1034.html – Matrix Loggic Puzzles
http://teacher.scholastic.com/maven/ – Math Maven’s Mysteries
http://www.coolmath-games.com/ – Cool Math Games

OPTICAL ILLUSIONS

http://www.michaelbach.de/ot/index.html – 94 Visual Phenomena and Optical Illusions
http://www.grand-illusions.com/opticalillusions/angry_and_calm/ – Dr. Angry and Mr. Calm
http://psylux.psych.tu-dresden.de/i1/kaw/diverses%20Material/www.illusionworks.com/html/jump_page.html – IllusionWorks
http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~moraes/illusion.html – Interesting Optical Illusions
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/07/puzzles-to-stretch-your-mind/

SCIENCE TIMES – Puzzles to Stretch Your Mind

http://www.kurtwenner.com/ – Kurt Wenner “Master Street Painter”

Writing

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/hme/k_5/graphorg/ – Graphic Organizers
http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/graphic/graphic.htm – More Graphic Organizers
http://www.brighthub.com/education/k-12/articles/53243.aspx – Writing Prompts
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/writing.htm#WRITING%20PROMPTS – More Writing Prompts
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/lang_write_elem.htm – Elementary Writing Resources: Essay, Friendly Letter, Poetry, etc….
http://www.tikatok.com/ – Create a book online

Typing

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ – Learn to Type “Dance Mat”

Plexers / Rebuses / Wacky Wordies / Frame Games / Puzzles

http://www.usaweekend.com/section/fun03- Frame Games
http://www.puzzlesoup.com/ – Fun and Witty Puzzles
http://www.vella-zarb.com/thomas/rebuses.html – Word/Symbol Puzzles
http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/games/riddles/index.htm – Riddles and Brain Teasers
http://rwmarketing.com/News/VisPun.html – Visual Puns
http://www.ottawavalleyguide.ca/whackywordies.html – Whacky Wordies
http://www.wordies.ca/ – Wordies on the Web

Technology

SCRATCH

http://www.nebomusic.net/scratch.html – Scratch Programming Project
http://nebomusic.net/scratchlesson1/scratchexercise1.html – Scratch Exercise 1
http://nebomusic.net/scratchlesson1/scratchexercise2.html – Scratch Exercise 2
http://nebomusic.net/scratchlesson1/scratchexercise3.html – Scratch Exercise 3

AVIATION – FLIGHT TEST

All About Flight
Fun Paper Airplanes
How to Make 50 Cool and Amazing Paper Airplanes
Origami Paper Airplanes
Paper Airplanes
Paper Plane Designs and Videos

 

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