On Sunday, April 21, 2013, Dr. Amy Hutchison from Iowa State University presented at the International Reading Association Conference in San Antonio, TX. Here are some highlights of her hour-long presentation. Using the iPad As A Tool to Enhance and Transform Instruction
With field trip budgets becoming a thing of the past, teachers are looking for creative ways to share the outside world with their students now more than ever. One of the most overlooked, but educationally rich resources is the National Park Service. Established in 1916, the National Park Service tends to the 398 national parks,
It has been a busy year here at The Teachers’ Lounge! Great guest articles, resources for the Common Core Standards, bulletin board ideas, and more have kept us busy and kept our teachers informed. Check out 12 of the most-read articles in 2012 and let us know which ones were most helpful to you!
Finding the perfect activity ideas for your lesson plans can be tough after a long day in the classroom. If you are searching for fun, exciting new ways to incorporate science into your day, check out the websites below for inspiration. Whether you are searching for lessons on insects or the earth or simple machines,
Looking for some new and fun educational apps for your class iPads? Check out the apps below for everything from math practice to lesson recording for centers to spelling practice. Don’t see your favorite app in the list? Add it in the comments below!
Finding resources for great ESL and Spanish teaching material can be challenging. One of the best resources for information is on ESL and Spanish blogs that focus on practical ideas that can be easily implemented. Check out 10 great ESL and Spanish blogs for teachers and students that are sure to help give you the
Need some ideas for some great education blog reading? Check out these 20 blogs that are full of great ideas and lesson plans. Is your favorite blog not on the list (it was extremely difficult narrowing it down to 20!)? Leave a comment below with a link back to your favorite!
Are you looking for ways for your students to practice their math skills online? Check out the five sites below for relevant math game fun. The best part? They are free to use!
Written by ClassDojo If you’ve been watching the education technology space, you will have seen a flurry of tools for teachers being released every day. The majority of these focus on delivering content in new or different ways. Very few of these tools, however, aim to solve the other really huge problems for teachers and
The people have voted and it’s official – we have the winners for the 2012 Really Good Education Blog Awards! Congratulations to the following blog and bloggers in each category.