Monday by the Numbers

March 30, 2009

50 Ways to Help the Planet – If you want to help the planet, and I’m talking about OUR planet, here (Earth), then you’ll find this list handy. By taking small steps and making seemingly insignificant lifestyle choices, you can … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

March 9, 2009

7 Steps to Emotional Maturity – It’s easy to get wrapped up in your emotions sometimes, and that can lead to ineffective teaching. For students, getting wrapped up in their emotions can be a hindrance to progress. This list shows … Continued

Game Goo will help knowledge stick

February 10, 2009

Something for the “not as gross as it sounds” category, GameGoo is a series of educational games for your young learners. These Flash-based games are fun for anyone, but geared specifically for the kinder-crowd. With fun names like “Squanky the … Continued

Learn science facts in small chunks Bytesize Science

January 28, 2009

A spoonful of podcasting helps the science go down. Yes, that’s a terrible lead sentence, but when a site has a name like Bytesize Science, how could I not think of utensil-sized portions? Or Mary Poppins? Bytesize Science delivers hot … Continued

Roman numeral converter from Nova Roma

January 13, 2009

If you don’t learn Roman numerals, how will you know what Super Bowl you’re watching? Nova Roma has got you covered with their Handy Roman Numeral Converter. Type in any number, and it’ll be converted to a series of Ms, … Continued

Find what you need at 4teachers.org

January 12, 2009

I have a love-hate relationship with Wal-Mart. Shopping there can be unpleasant, as I always seem to get stuck in an aisle behind a family of six who can’t find what they’re looking for; however, I still shop there because … Continued

First person accounts of immigration experience

December 12, 2008

When teaching English language learners, understanding their cultural backgrounds is crucial. You’ve probably already done a lot of research on the topic, but sometimes it helps to hear students’ stories in their own words. At Education and Class, blogger Jane … Continued

SALSA comprehensive Spanish program from Georgia Public Broadcasting

November 11, 2008

Georgia Public Broadcasting’s SALSA program for young children combines live action, puppets, animation, and traditional children’s stories in a bilingual program that teaches Spanish language skills and builds cross-cultural understanding. While Georgia Public Broadcasting offers information on purchasing the series, … Continued