CommonLit: An Online Library of Free Texts
If you’re looking for high-quality informational and literary texts to use in the classroom, you’re going to love the free online library at CommonLit.
Create Videos in Minutes with Mysimpleshow
This free, easy tool can help you create engaging, content-rich videos for the classroom in no time.
Listenwise: Bringing World-Class Podcasts to the Classroom
Podcasts make wonderful texts, and they’re awesome for teaching listening skills. Listenwise is a platform that helps you make the most of them.
Student-Made E-Books: A Beautiful Way to Demonstrate Learning
Need a fresh idea for the end of a unit? Instead of writing a paper or doing presentations, have students create PDF e-books they can enjoy and share for years.
Should You Give Timed Math Tests?
A homeschooling mom gives her son timed math tests, but they cause him some anxiety. Should she stop? What does the research say about timed math tests?
13 Stunning Places to Publish Student Art and Writing
There’s something about having our work seen by strangers that makes us take it up a notch. These gorgeous online and print periodicals showcase work by student artists and writers, some as young as age five.
How Do I Help My Students Plan Their Careers?
“When I was in high school, I had no idea what jobs were even out there, apart from the basic list of doctor, lawyer, teacher, police officer, etc. How can I help my students explore their options more thoroughly than I did? Do you know of any good career resources I can point them to?”
Shmoop: Online Learning with Attitude
We hear the phrase “online learning” so often, it’s become a little like white noise. After a while, all the providers become one big blur. But one digital learning platform is doing things a little differently: a quirky, smart, abundant little corner of the web called Shmoop.