I’d like to share with you a new tool that I’ve been working on for my colleagues. What I have noticed in recent years, is that every teacher has his or her favorite websites, classroom productivity and creativity tools, and general digital resources. I am constantly hearing about new ones as I visit classrooms and speak with teachers and students. I thought to myself, why not share these amazing resources with each other so that we can all benefit from what they offer? This in mind, I put together a database to store a collection of digital resources for teachers. Read More
The New York Times recently announced a new feature, aimed at bringing powerful data visualizations into the classroom. The feature, called "What's Going on with that Graph?" Will be available on the second Tuesday of every month through May of 2018. The Times will publish an engaging, informative graphic, suitable for use in a variety of different classrooms. Similar to their "What's Going on with this Picture?" feature, the graph feature will challenge students to think, observe and question.Read More
As I teacher, I was always scouring the web for engaging resources to bring into my classroom - including everything from primary source documents to video clips and gifs, animations, and cartoons. Over the years, I've have amassed quite a collection of links to web-based archives of digitized resources, perfect for use in an educational setting. Here are a few of my favorites.