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

Back to School Savings

Back to School Savings

Well, it seems that this time of the year approaches faster as time goes by! Yes, my friends….it’s back to school shopping time. If you’re fortunate enough to have an early beginning like us (August 1st) then you are in dire need of some supplies! We’ve found a deal you don’t want to miss. Beginning … 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

Appear.In – One Click Video Conversations

Appear.In – One Click Video Conversations

If you’re looking for a way to chat with others that doesn’t require an installation of software…..we’ve found something pretty fabulous for you! Appear.in is a one click video tool. Yes, that’s right….one click! This website allows users to create a video chat room for up to 8 people all for free! (always our favorite) … Continue reading

Thank You!

Thank You!

Eeek!  It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! Today’s find is simple and sweet. A few teacher appreciation videos we think are kind of neat! And if you happen to have a frown, these are guaranteed to turn it upside down:)       So keep pushing through, we’re counting on you! THANK YOU for all that … 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