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Unroll.Me

Unroll.Me

We’re back and with a really great Fabulous Find this Friday! With the holiday season quickly approaching, you’re probably finding TONS of unwanted emails floating around in your inbox. They all are telling you about the latest sales and how you should buy their product. While years ago it was a good idea when you … Continue reading

Healthy Students, Healthy School

Healthy Students, Healthy School

Healthy, active students have higher attendance rates, better test scores and improved performance in their classes and beyond. I (Jennifer) recently began working for an organization called The Alliance for a Healthier Generation. As a teacher, I never thought about how what my students were eating in the cafeteria affected their performance in my classroom. … Continue reading

Here’s a “Remind”er

Here’s a “Remind”er

Last year we posted about Remind101, a free, safe messaging service for teachers to use with students and parents while keeping personal cell phone numbers private.  Since then they’ve continue to grow and have a new name with new features.  They have dropped the 101 and are now just Remind.  Check out one of there … Continue reading

Summer Learning Guide

Summer Learning Guide

With so many apps, websites and other resources available online it can be a little daunting to figure out just what is appropriate for our children. Common Sense Media is there to help!  Rating and educating you on all kinds of media and now they have created a Summer Learning Guide, as always, nicely organized … Continue reading

Wonderopolis

Wonderopolis

Think back to your last camp experience. Maybe it involved roasting marshmallows or biking down a trail. Maybe you went swimming or bounced on one of those ginormous blow-up lake blobs. Maybe it was even applying gobs of insect repellant and singing campfire songs. Well, we’ve found a fabulous Summer Camp that is sure to … Continue reading

Science of Everyday Life

Science of Everyday Life

Science is all around us. From air to water and everything in between and beyond, you can find the science in it. Today’s find is a website resource for everyone including students, parents, and educators to help relate science in day to day life. Discovery Education(Great educational resource in itself if your district is fortunate … Continue reading

Strengthen Your Child’s Math Skills This Summer

Strengthen Your Child’s Math Skills This Summer

Happy First Friday of Summer! Well, not technically (the official first day of summer falls on June 21st) but in the eyes of your child summer vacation has either already happened or is happening very soon. Did you know? All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the … Continue reading

Free Music for Education

Free Music for Education

This time of year often brings about the need for various presentations whether it be for the many celebrations or a presentation of learning.  Whatever the goal, you often need music to accompany your photos or videos and while it’s so easy and desirable to use your own music of today’s hits unfortunately you probably don’t have the license to … Continue reading

Duolingo

Duolingo

Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language? We all took courses in high school and probably college but how much do you actually remember? Could you communicate with a new student if they were not a native English speaker? Our world is increasingly becoming a global society. According to the United States Census … Continue reading

Bing in the Classroom

Bing in the Classroom

Here I am again, writing another post about Bing.  So far we’ve covered using Bing’s daily lesson plans for all grade levels, Bing Rewards, and Bing’s easy image search filters. I promise I’m not in any way on their payroll, although I rarely let an opportunity pass by without putting in a plug for Bing Rewards … Continue reading