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Teaching & Learning Resources to Remember the Life of MLK

January14

“Never, never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the well-being of a person or animal is at stake. Society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.” This quote epitomizes why I have always admired Martin Luther King, Jr. As a pastor, activist, […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

January8

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Two super cool resources that can be utilized to in your classroom during the new year. Check ’em out below! » Biteable An online video and animation generator that can be used to create presentations, infographics, ads, intros and more! » Spacehopper Test geography knowledge with this Google StreetView […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

November14

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out some really useful resources that can be utilized to incorporate technology into your classroom! » A Worldly Mind Love Geography? Then check out this comprehensive iOS and Android app for learning facts about 238 countries/territories from around the world! » 5 Dice An iOS math app that […]

A Veterans Day Video Tribute: BASD Honors All Who Have Served

November9

In the words of Elmer Davis, “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” These words could not be more true—which is why my Tech Club/SWAT Team students and I decided to produce a video that honors the Americans who serve(d) in our […]

Teaching & Learning about American Heroes

November6

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday honoring the men and women who have served in our military forces. Whether you choose to focus on this event for one class period, or maybe you’re planning to incorporate a special project in honor of our American heroes—either way, utilize the resources located within the recently updated […]

Teaching the Presidential Election: A Collection of Classroom Resources

October24

As the candidates crisscross the country in a quest for votes that will determine who will become the 45th President of the United States, educators also have an awesome opportunity: To teach students about the American political process as well as the roles and responsibilities of U.S. citizens. For many reasons, this election has been unlike any […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

October23

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest tech tools that can be utilized to incorporate technology into your classroom! » Toontastic An iOS app that allows users to create an animated cartoon in which their characters speak. Finished products can be exported […]

The Electoral College Infographic

October7

Believe it or not, sometimes the most confusing part of a presidential election is the process our country uses to determine who this person is going to be. That said, if you’re in need of a concise way to explain to your students how Americans elect the President of the United States, then check out […]

Change the Way You Surf the Web with Choosito!

February18

Did you ever just wish you could search the web to locate information that was written on the reading level of your students? Well, wish no more. Meet Choosito!, a teacher and kid-friendly search engine that offers a reading level index for its results. When users conduct an internet search on Choosito!, they can filter returns […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

November29

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for seven really cool and useful apps that students can utilize to demonstrate knowledge and creativity in your classroom and/or to learn math, science, geography, music and more! » Virtuoso Piano Free 3 Teach basic keyboard skills using this iOS app. Additional instruments can be […]

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