Why You Should Use Themed Summer Reading Lists

Picture a warm summer day. The sun is shining brightly as the clouds drift across the ocean blue sky. A warm gentle breeze is threading itself through the trees and the screens of your back porch. You found the most comfortable chair, the one … Read More

5 Reasons OpenEd Is Your New Classroom Resource

Why should teachers care about Open Education Resources? Current education technology articles say open education resources (OERs) are one of the trends teachers should focus on this year. So what are OERs and why should it matter to classroom teachers?  The World of OER … Read More

Quick Guide: Fun4theBrain.com Education Website

Do you spend your hours searching for a quality education website to integrate into your classroom curriculum? Most educators know about BrainPop, Raz-Kids, Reading A to Z, and Discovery Education (formerly United Streaming) education websites. You may not know about Fun4theBrain.com! Fun4theBrain.com is an awesome … Read More

Why the Hour of Code Should be Part of Your Classroom

Once December arrives, there is an animated buzz in our building. We are all excited about the Christmas and Hanukkah holidays. We wonder if there will be a long winter season, which means possible snow days.  Winter Break is so close, the teachers can … Read More

Quick Guide: Travel with the Time Warp Trio!

What resources do you use to help your second and third-grade elementary students understand history? That was the question on my mind as I searched for materials to help my second graders learn about Ancient China. I had plenty of fiction and nonfiction picture … Read More

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