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Notability Offers Multiple Note-Taking Tools

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 20:00
Notability lets students choose the best tools to make their notes thorough and useful

Virtual Midnight Ride

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:00
This virtual map shows the routes of Paul Revere, William Dawes, and Dr. Samuel Prescott in their attempts to sound the alarm while also evading the British patrols.

Academy of American Poets: Poems for Your Pocket

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:00
Tomorrow is “Poem in Your Pocket” Day.

Kids Create Their Own Mobile Apps

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:00

Great mobile app creation site has solid teacher resources

Writing Fix: A Traditional Haiku

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:00
This document from the fabulous site, Writing Fix, gives just a brief explanation of the basic rules for writing haikus for your students to follow.

Crickweb:  The String of Beads

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00
Use this simple site to practice sequencing and patterns.

Video Tutorial: Blackboard 9.1 Service Pack 8 – Student Training

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 08:00
Today's video provides an overview of the new and enhanced features in Blackboard Learn 9.1

Vivid Digital Library of the Natural World

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:00
Powerful images and videos capture kids' attention and make them want to learn more.

National Environmental Education Week

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:00
Download a Greening STEM toolkit that has lessons to use that are applicable to the theme.

Create Visual And Auditory Apps For Any Child

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:00
Simple but powerful tool engages kids in independently following a schedule.

Drop Everything, and Read!

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 21:00
Tomorrow is National Drop Everything, and Read Day.

Ready Kids:  Be a Hero

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 20:00
Use this site to check your readiness by making a disaster plan, building a kit to have available at a moment’s notice, and becoming aware of the many kinds of disasters.

App's Animated Characters Attract Kids' Interest

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 21:00
Highly engaging, age-appropriate site with delightful games

Critical Reading:  The Noun Phrase

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 20:00
Knowing parts of speech and how to manipulate them is important to any student writer.

The End of Slavery:  The Creation of the 13th Amendment

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 20:00
Today is the 150th anniversary of the Senate’s passage of the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which outlawed slavery throughout the United States.

Video Tutorial: Moving to the Cloud for Teachers Training

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 07:00
Today's video training highlights the features and benefits of cloud-based computing in education.

Practice Pre-K-12 Math Skills With Top-Rated App

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 21:00
Excellent coverage of Pre-K through Grade 12 math curriculum, with detailed reporting available for multiple users.

TVOKids: DSS Dance Mania Games

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 20:00
Dancing is a lot more fun if you are doing more than just wiggling.

Innovative Professional Development Helps Teachers Use Technology to Tackle CCSS

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:00
This paper showcases three schools taking innovative approaches to professional development, including novel uses of classroom technology, to help teachers succeed at meeting these more challenging learning standards.