Ready-made interactive science adventures with NOAA Research

July 2, 2009

BY REBECCAH HAINES It being pretty early in the summer, I know you’re not really thinking about developing that perfect lesson plan.  However, in mid-September, when you’re frazzled from start of school madness, parents’ night, and you realize you don’t … Continued

Power up your math skills with Interactivate

March 30, 2009

There are many sites and tools to enhance math instruction out there, but there’s a world of difference between a site featuring math facts on virtual flash cards, and one with tools and games that students can use to actually … Continued

Monday by the numbers

December 29, 2008

Welcome to the last week of 2008. It’s been a fun year for us here at Instructify, and we hope that 2009 brings good tidings and an onslaught of (attainable) resolutions for you and your classroom. Here are a few … Continued

Learn to do anything with Yobler

September 11, 2008

Thank goodness YouTube is no longer the end-all-be-all of video uploading. There are tons of video sites out there now, and the options for educational and tutorial video hosting sites are so abundant, you might just be missing out by … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

July 7, 2008

10 Virtually Instant Ways to Improve Your Life – I’m all for improving my life, but why does it have to take soooo long? Here are ten easy ways to pull yourself up by your boot straps courtesy of Stepcase … Continued

Discover the Undersea World with Ocean Explorer

June 24, 2008

There’s a whole world down there, and you can bring it to your student engagingly and easily with Ocean Explorer from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). This site has a number of “explorations” based on actual work being … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

June 9, 2008

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do – Do you know how to build a fire? How about CPR, do you know it? Or give directions? All of these things are essential life skills that you should know if … Continued