Spring into action

Even though the end of the year is in sight, my student continue to amaze and inspire me. Thanks to a fabulous web 2.0 tool called thinglink, (Thanks for the heads up Kathy Schrock) students were able to inject some real creativity into their projects. Check out this great project on Emily Dickinson.

Your Vote Matters

Distracted driving is dangerous! Would you like to help select our winning, student-created video, so that millions of people can get this potentially live-saving message? Discovery Education and Toyota challenged teens across the country to create 60-90 second videos that inspire their peers to be safer drivers. A panel of judges narrowed down more than […]

Design your inner monster!

Me Make Monster is a free site that allows you to customize your personal monster. Click here to see the one I created!  While the site does promote the purchase of items with your monster’s image, you can download the image , share the url or print it.  For the complete TeachersFirst post, please click […]

Civil War Infographics?

That’s Gettysburg by the Numbers. This pseudo newspaper contains a collection of  Civil War data ( I had no idea what the average soldier weighted or  how much fabric was needed for uniforms!  There is even a Teacher Section with suggestions on how to use the site.  From TeachersFirst.