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5 Resources for Teaching Hurricane Sandy

Everyone is talking about it. Whether they are calling it Sandy, Perfect Storm, Superstorm or Frankenstorm, it is the biggest thing on the news right now. Looking for a way to bring in this current event into your classroom? Check out these 5 resources: Associated Press Superstorm interactive Google's Superstorm Sandy crisis map New York … Continue reading 5 Resources for Teaching Hurricane Sandy

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LOL of the Week

Hope everyone is having a wonderful Halloween. Are you doing anything with technology this Halloween? If so, I'd love to hear about it! Post your comments below, and enjoy the educational technology cartoon: How early is too early to expose children to technology?

5 Great Website Builders for the Classroom

Lately, every second person has their own website. Whether its to advertise their budding business or to describe their favorite hobbies, websites are a fantastic way to share and present information online. For teachers, websites provide an easy way to communicate with parents and the community about whats going on in the classroom. For students, … Continue reading 5 Great Website Builders for the Classroom

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Manifest Destiny: The Story of the US Told in 141 Maps

Came across this amazing site on Larry Ferlazzo's blog, and just had to share! Michael Porath has created a project that visually details the history of our nation's geographical growth as shown through 141 individual maps: Each of the maps has an overview and highlights the changes since the last map visually, as shown below. You … Continue reading Manifest Destiny: The Story of the US Told in 141 Maps