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.
32 Habits That Make Thinkers is an article from the TeachThought blog. The key themes are patience, scale, and perspective.