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50 Free and Low-Cost Teaching Resources

50 Free and Low-Cost Teaching Resources

With the start of the new school year upon us, the time teachers have to research free and low-cost teaching resources is exceptionally limited.  During one of our #TeachChat sessions, we asked teachers to let us help them find resources that would make their lives easier.  They asked for everything from math curriculum to graphic
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11 Free Reading Websites for Kids

11 Free Reading Websites for Kids

At Really Good Stuff, we know that teachers and parents have limited time when it comes to finding free, high-quality online resources for their children.  When we first published the 11 Free Reading Websites for Kids article, we had no idea the response it would have.  In fact, the cry for more resources encouraged us to
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Using Social Media in the Classroom

Using Social Media in the Classroom

What do ClassDojo, Twitter, WordPress, and Skype all have in common?  They were mentioned by the Really Good Teachers who joined us for #TeachChat on June 11, 2014.  Read below to discover some great new ways to use social media in the classroom and then join us on Wednesday, June 25th for our next #TeachChat
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Virtual Skype Visits with Children’s Book Authors

Virtual Skype Visits with Children’s Book Authors

Nothing brings a book to life more than talking with the author.  Many children’s book authors not only enjoy, but encourage teachers to reach out and schedule virtual chats between them and their class.  Skype offers even the most remote schools a chance to “meet” an author and interact with him or her in real
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10 Free Educational Android Apps

10 Free Educational Android Apps

When looking for free educational apps, Android users are often left out as lists are overwhelmingly for Apple products.  If you are lucky enough to have an Android tablet device in your classroom, never fear – there are plenty of free and educational apps for you to download.  Below are 10 apps you might want
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Free Teaching Resources – #TeachChat Archive from November 13, 2013

Free Teaching Resources – #TeachChat Archive from November 13, 2013

Finding new teaching resources is always an exciting thing, but when those resources are free it is even better.  During the November 13th #TeachChat we talked about free resources for everything from science to math to language arts to ESL.  Explore the resources in the transcript below by scrolling down and reading up.  Join us
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10 Language Arts iPad Apps for the Classroom

10 Language Arts iPad Apps for the Classroom

Providing students with experiences that let them grow, learn, explore, and evaluate their understanding of subject matter is the goal of technology use in the classroom.  Finding apps that provide those experiences is not only time consuming, but is particularly challenging for middle and high school classrooms.  The 10 language arts apps that follow offer
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11 Free Math Sites for Kids

11 Free Math Sites for Kids

Math centers are a lot more fun when games are involved.  Let your students explore the fun and educational math skills games on these 11 free websites.  They encourage practice with everything from sorting and counting to tessellations and fractions.  Be sure to print out the free downloadable at the end with all of the
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#TeachChat 101: How to Join and Participate in a Twitter Chat

#TeachChat 101:  How to Join and Participate in a Twitter Chat

Every other Wednesday at 9pm EST, Really Good Stuff hosts #TeachChat, an education-related Twitter chat.  With recent changes to Twitter’s format there have been some disruptions to the platform that is usually recommended to follow along and participate.  Keeping that in mind, we wanted to share with you a few other ways that you can
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11 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

11 Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom

The use of technology in the classroom is becoming more mainstream than ever.  From using it as a way to gain resources and inspiration for lessons to leveraging the relationships with others in your Professional Learning Network (PLN) to find pen pals for your students, the benefits of using technology in and for the classroom
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