Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on August 19, 2014
What Works in Math Clearinghouse WWC products allow educators to better understand what works in different contexts. WWC intervention reports show which tools increase mathematics achievement by grade, while WWC practice guides show effective practices for topics such as fractions. Search our publications here.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources | Posted on August 19, 2014
Ology – American Museum of Natural History Science Web Site for Kids has information, games, videos, etc. on all the major science topics – the “ology” topics.
12 Great Web Based Image Editing Tools that do not Require Registration All the tools are free to use and do not require any software installation. Another great thing about these tools is that they are all very simple to use and have a user friendly interface. Students will definitely enjoy working on them.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Response to Intervention (RTI) | Posted on August 19, 2014
Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI²) Learn more about RTI² and its implementation from experts at the Tennessee Department of Education.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Web Browsers | Posted on August 19, 2014
Browse Happy is a web site with links and comparisons of the major web browsers you can choose in lieu of Internet Explorer.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Infographs | Posted on July 16, 2014
Inventing Infographics: Visual Literacy Meets Written Content shows ways students can use infographics for learning and for assessment.
Whether you are new to the iPad and are looking for tips on how to use these Office apps on your tablet, or you are a long-time Apple user who needs assistance with some basic functionalities of the Office suite, these tutorials are designed with you in mind.
Here are some tips and tricks for using the Microsoft Office apps on your iPad.
Click here to access the tutorials.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Blogs | Posted on July 7, 2014
7 Smart Ways to Teach With Your Blog has wonderful ideas for teachers to incorporate blogging into the classroom.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Adminstrative Tools | Posted on July 7, 2014
Jerry Blumengarten has done it again – put together an excellent list of resources for school administrators. Check it out on his Cybraryman web site.
QuotesCover.Com is a web site that allows you to search for relevant quotes and then produce media content – whether it be a poster, Facebook or Twitter banner, web site image, etc.
Microsoft Mix for PowerPoint is a super add in that allows you to have quizzes, screencasts, annotation, and video into your lesson presentations. System Requirements: The Office Mix add-in requires a PC with PowerPoint 2013 or Office 365.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Adminstrative Tools, Leadership | Posted on June 18, 2014
Here are 2 great articles on leadership sure to help any new (or veteran) administrators.
What You Ignore, You Permit.
7 Reasons Why Documentation is Still a Great Leadership Tool
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Science Resources | Posted on June 17, 2014
Here are two good sites for teaching students the science of the water cycle.
Thirstin’s Water Cycle
Scholastic Interactive Weather Maker
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Math Resources | Posted on June 17, 2014
The Math Chimp web site has many terrific games for elementary students. Helps keep their fluency sharp!
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Infographs, Special Education | Posted on June 17, 2014
SmithsonianPhotos is a fabulous place to find interesting images to spark student imagination. Use them for writing prompts, math problems, or to illustrate a lesson you are teaching.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Videos, You Tube | Posted on May 5, 2014
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Common Core | Posted on May 5, 2014
One-Page Nonfiction Reading/Thinking Passages Aligned with Core Priorities
One-Page Nonfiction Readings by Grade Level
Developed by the Center for Urban Education
These passages are listed at their readability level according to the Fry formula.
You may want to use a reading from an earlier or later grade level
because the formula does not factor in conceptual difficulty of a text.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Games, Gamification | Posted on May 5, 2014
Gamify Your Class Without Electricity has excellent ideas on how to use games to increase student engagement and achievement.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Evernote, Notetaking, OneNote | Posted on May 5, 2014
Lifehacker Faceoff: One Note Versus Evernote
This is a good article comparing the two favorite note taking programs on the market. Check out the smack-down between One Note and Evernote.
Posted by jenmalonetn | Posted in Seasonal/Holidays | Posted on May 5, 2014
Glitterfy is a free web site where you can find glitter images, animations, and text. Use it to spice up presentations, web sites, blog posts, etc.