Great Principals

We asked and you answered! In response to our question, “Do you have a great principal?” we received over 70 nominations from students. We’ve listed the winning principals below, by district, along with the award title the nominators gave. Look for your district to see if you have a nominated principal. If you don’t see […]

Catch A Virtual Field Trip Anytime

Our October 2014 Virtual Field Trips are now archived and you can watch them, anytime. Here’s a list of what you might have missed and the recorded events, below — you can watch them right in this window, by clicking on the play button. Manufacture Your Future: a trip to Alcoa Davenport, a high-tech aluminum manufacturing […]

PBS Learning Media

PBS has had several names for its online collection of educational material.  They recently rebranded as PBS Learning Media.  You can sign up for a free teacher account  (see tips here) and then you can create student accounts as well (see tips here). It is a free site with a nice collection of materials.

Putting Accents in Google Docs

Are you students writing in French, German, or Spanish?  Consider using the Google Doc Add-On  Easy Accents.  Just install it and select the language. (Need help installing?  Login a Google doc, select Add-ons, search for Easy Accents, select install and then approve- that’s all you have to do!) Highlight the character you want to replace […]

What’s in the Box?

Inspired by DEN STAR Kim Miller, I checked out STEMbites on Youtube. I was excited to find these short, informative STEM videos. We are learning about shapes and the STEMbites: Shapes and Their Attributes was the perfect fit. After watching the video I passed out 6 index cards and a length of masking tape to […]