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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 […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

November8

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest “Cool Tools” and/or web resources that can be integrated into your classroom! » National Museum of Flight: 360 Cockpit Views Ever dreamed of piloting a fighter bomber? Getting behind the controls of a Comet? Or […]

Connect Classroom Curriculum to Veterans Day

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 […]

September 11 Resources Live Here!

September10

Whether you choose to focus on the events that occurred in our country on September 11, 2001 for one class period, or maybe you’re planning to incorporate a special project in honor of the countless American heroes that emerged on that day… Either way, utilize the resources located within the interactive image shown below to connect […]

Tech It Up Tuesday: Breaking News Generator

June2

Hey, tech gurus! It’s Tuesday, which means I’m ready to share another segment of “Tech It Up Tuesday”, a series devoted to sharing an edtech tool, app, site or other resource that can be utilized in the classroom setting. This week’s feature, the Breaking News Generator, is a quick and simple yet effective interactive resource that […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

May10

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest web tools and resources that can be utilized to engage students in your classroom! » HistoryWiz Step into the past with over 1,000 pages of fascinating history from three time periods: Ancient, Medieval & Early […]

Diigo Weekly Bookmarks

March8

What’s new this week in my Diigo bookmarks? Check out the links shown below for some of the latest and greatest web tools and resources that can be utilized to engage students in your classroom! » EyeWitness to History Profiles of historical characters and events from ancient times to today, told with the images and […]

Spotlight on Strategies: What Did They Say?

March5

Even though there is always a mind-boggling amount of invaluable info shared on the Discovery Education Network (DEN), one of the best resources available is the Spotlight on Strategies (S.O.S) series, a must-see DEN favorite designed to provide teachers with simple yet effective instructional practices for using digital content to support student learning. To date, […]

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January15

Just one example of the many words of wisdom spoken by Martin Luther King, Jr., pastor, activist, humanitarian and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. As we celebrate the life and legacy of this great man on the upcoming federal holiday established in his honor, don’t miss the opportunity to share some MLK information with your […]

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