One of the blogs I find myself visiting over and over again is TeachThought. It’s terrific! The blog set up is simple ~ easy to navigate and search for topics you are interested in. They offer great suggestions for technology tools and the kind of innovative thinking that helps teachers to step outside the box… Continue reading “helping smart teachers teach smart”
My students LOVE to listen to stories on storylineonline.net, a terrific site put together by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation where actors read children’s books. When you visit the site, note the links on the top left that allow you to view the readings using SchoolTube or YouTube. They offer activity guides with the stories… Continue reading storyline online
Surely you have heard of Kid President by now. If not, watch the video below and the visit his website. He’s just terrific. And you’ll want more and more and more! My students feel that way about him and can’t wait to see his latest video. We really enjoyed the one that was published last… Continue reading and a video prompt from Kid President
If you haven’t discovered Edutopia, head over to their website right now! Like them on Facebook, follow them on Twitter, subscribe to their emails ~ take in all of it. I can’t say enough about what a terrific resource it is. Whether I need some inspiration, am researching a teaching topic or just looking for… Continue reading edutopia
If not, drop everything and get on there! Right. Now. “Pinterest is a tool for collecting and organizing the things you love” that acts as a kind of virtual bulletin board. Check out their About page for more information. As a visual person, I was attracted to Pinterest immediately and made boards for everything from… Continue reading You are on Pinterest, right?