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2018-2019 School Year Text Tips:

September Text Tips:

Establish great communication from the first week of school! Jessica shares Parent Communication: 5 Tips for Success!


Check out this digital library that provides K-12 teachers with math activities & virtual manipulatives! 




 2017-2018 School Year Text Tips:

September  Text Tips:

 Start the year off right with these messaging apps and websites for communicating with students and parents!https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/best-messaging-apps-and-websites-for-students-teachers-and-parents

 Education blogger Kasey Bell shares how to work smarter not harder and go back to school with Google Chrome.http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/back-to-school-with-google-chrome-the-complete-guide/

Students can see the world with virtual field trips!http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/tguide.htmhttp://www.simplek12.com/virtual-learning/virtual-field-trips-every-teacher-ought-to-know-about/http://www.discoveryeducation.com/Events/virtual-field-trips/explore/

Looking for creative ways to for students show what they know? This site includes examples of each app!http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/7-creative-apps-that-allow-students-to-show-what-they-know/

10 of the Best IPad Apps for Creating Educational Videoshttp://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5822571889&blog=3732469&frame_type=none


October Text Tips:

 Ed blogger Alexandria Mooney shares the Top Five Collaborative Tech Projects to try with your students.http://blog.voyagersopris.com/top-5-tech-projects-to-try-with-your-students-this-year

Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22. #havethetalk 

Planning a paperless classroom? Here are four apps to get your started! http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5164900895&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

4 Good YouTube Extensions for Teachers http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5823452829&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

16 Websites Every Teacher Should Know About!http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/great-teacher-websites.html

October is Digital Citizenship Month! Here are some ideas for your classroom:https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship-week


November Text Tips:

 Ten ways to use technology to connect students from around the world http://www.rakisradresources.com/2015/09/great-global-learners-by-connecting.html 

Five Google Drive tips everyone should know:http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/5-google-drive-tips-everyone-should-know/?utm_content=buffere1b63&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Here are 15 formats for structuring a class discussion and getting everyone involved!

December Text Tips: 
From uplifting to funny: Ten Must Read Books for Teachershttp://theappliciousteacher.com/10-must-read-books-teachers/

It's the most wonderful(stressful) time of the year! Try one of these fifteen stress busting tips for teachers:http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/15-stress-busting-tips-teachers

Need to create a quick game to keep their attention? Here are 7 online learning games that don't require coding!http://blog.whooosreading.org/make-learning-games/

It's the most wonderful(and busiest) time of the year! Here are 10 apps to help busy teachers stay organized:http://blog.whooosreading.org/organization-apps-teachers/

January Text Tips:

Is everyone on track and making progress? Here are 10 tools for a 5-minute formative assessment:http://blog.whooosreading.org/5-minute-formative-assessment/

Six great tools to create posters and flyers for your classroomhttp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/02/6-great-tools-to-create-educational-flyers.html 

Six student-safe search engines(that are lots of fun, too!)http://elearninginfographics.com/6-kids-safe-search-engines-infographic/

 Looking for copy-right friendly photos and illustrations for your students to use?  Try http://www.pics4learning.com/  for free !

February Text Tips:

50 Tips for Using Google Forms in your Classroom: Google Presentation

8 Gmail Tips Every teacher Should Know About:  Gmail Tips

Turn yourself into an emoji with this free IOS app:  Emoji 


March Text Tips:

 8 Gmail Tips Every Teacher Should Know About:https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2018/02/8-gmail-tips-every-teacher-should-know.html?utm_source=bloglovin.com&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+educatorstechnology/pDkK+(Educational+Technology+and+Mobile+Learning)

Turn yourself into an animated emoji with this free, fun app!http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=6150471221&blog=5411887&frame_type=none

Want to to liven up your lessons? https://www.zapsplat.com/offers sound effects & songs to download free as long as you cite their website!


April Text Tips:

Seven Online Tools to Make Custom Learning Games http://blog.whooosreading.org/make-learning-games/
Online Review Games that Won't Waste Your Time!    https://teach4theheart.com/7-review-games-that-wont-waste-your-time/
12 Effective End of the Year Activities to keep their attention! 


May Text Tips:

 Free Photos for Educators to use in their Lessons:

Collaborate & Create Amazing graphic Designs for FREE: