National Archives

October 29, 2014

If you are teaching US history and looking for some student friendly, engaging primary sources try the National Archives site http://www.archives.gov. Once there, you have access to materials that can help students and teachers research their history as well as … Continued

Library of Congress

October 27, 2014

Ever wish that you could take your students to the Library of Congress? Well now you can virtually take them by visiting the site http://www.loc.gov. While the amount of information available is overwhelming and a little tricky to navigate, teachers … Continued

Twiducate

September 12, 2014

Connect, collaborate, and embed using Twiducate, a private social networking site. This site is free, safe, and easy to use. Teachers register, then allow students to join the site and monitor all activity. Students can meet on the site to … Continued

ItsLearning

September 10, 2014

This cloud based teaching tool was developed to help teachers manage time and use their time well by increasing engagement, integrating resources, and improving accountability.  Teachers can plan lessons and assignments, receive emails, grade assignments, collaborate with other educators, gather … Continued

Gaggle

September 8, 2014

Online safety is an increasing concern as classrooms and schools take on 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device initiatives. Gaggle was designed for the K-12 classroom as a way to build and maintain connections with students, parents, and educators in … Continued

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

June 13, 2014

AMSER is a free educational resource portal contains a collection of over 30,000 STEM resources made accessible through an easily searchable database. AMSER is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of the National Science Digital Library. Users create a free account and … Continued

Amazing Science

June 11, 2014

A sister site to the hubblesite.org , Amazing Space is designed specifically for students and educators. There are teaching tools, basic astronomy facts, figures, and lesson ideas, and resources for educators that want to design their own public outreach program. Students … Continued

Hubble Site

June 9, 2014

“Out of the ordinary…out of this world.”  Hubble Site, created by the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI), has a ton of great astronomy resources for teachers of all ages and disciplines. What was once unimaginable can now be explored due … Continued

PowerUp What Works

May 6, 2014

PowerUp is an on-line, free resource that supports all faculty within K-12 schools by addressing both instructional and organizational issues within schools. PowerUp is funded by a five year grant from the U.S. Department of Education and Office of Special … Continued

Grid

April 16, 2014

Grid is an app that allows groups of teachers or students to create a collaborative spreadsheet. It is the perfect technology tool for teachers to plan units, projects, and lesson plans with your Professional Learning Community. Students can use it … Continued