Foldables

The ORIGINAL foldables creator Dinah Zike’s Website

“Hands On” Doesn’t Mean “Minds Off”: Using Foldables to Promote Content Learning, a presentation by Nancy Frey, Ph.D.- good examples and why Foldables are a good teaching tool

All Things Foldable– tabs for all subjects, lots of examples

Catawba County Schools Foldables Page– picture files of example foldables, but beware that the images are big

Center for Math and Science– well organized list of foldable links

Corkboard Connections– click on a picture of a foldable (near bottom) and it will give you clear directions

Creating Foldables: Increasing Student Achievement

Effective Planning and Unit Design Lapbook– great workshop to show pre-service teachers about foldables

Foldables Are Wonderful Wiki– a wiki where members post examples of foldables

Making Books– If you click “videos” on the left you can see demonstrations of how to make foldable books

Foldables Blog– archives go back to 2008 so there are lots of examples

Foldifun Factory– lots of pictures in this blogpost

Get in the Fold– connect reading and foldables, listed by concepts and skills (on right)

How to Fold Foldables– instruction book from UC Santa Barbara

Homeschool Share Lapbooks and Foldable Templates– ready to use foldable templates

Foldables Teaching Ideas– Pinterest Board

Loudoun County’s Legacy School Foldables Page– specific examples listed by subject

Print Cut Fold– great handout with summarizing multiple foldables

Let’s Book It With Tech’Knowledge’y– well organized with icon and description to select a foldable for which you want instructions

Foldables for ESL & TELL (English as a Second Language, Teachers of English Language Learners)- has directions, pictures and examples

US History Foldables– well explained and can be adapted to other subjects

USS Slater Museum– a list of pdf files with instructions and examples of foldables

Videos from IdeasForTeachers.org demonstrating foldables

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