The Virtual Quilt offers a unique arts education experience for educators and students alike by offering a free, ever-changing digital patchwork that is also a never-ending art installation.
An archive copy of #PGES4Me, the Kentucky Department of Education’s official launch of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System is now available. Click here to download a zipped file of the handouts that were used during the event (download will not be possible from iOS devices). The documents are numbered in the order they were used. The sessions from #PGES4Me were [...]
Mapping the Nation website is sponsored by the Asia Society, Longview Foundation and Statistical Analysis System. It illustrates the impact of the global economy on local economies. The website contains an interactive map that pulls together demographic, economic and education indicators – nearly 1 million data points – to show that the United States is a truly global nation. Each state [...]
An online science resource developed to increase learner engagement and educator content knowledge is free for teachers. “As Many Exceptions As Rules” tells the stories of organisms that break biological rules or norms in order to survive and thrive. Through these stories, the core concepts of the science are reinforced. The resource can be accessed at http://biologicalexceptions.blogspot.com/. Posted weekly, each [...]
The U.S. Department of Education (USED) has released a free, two-part training toolkit designed to reduce incidents of bullying. The toolkit was developed by the Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center, supported by USED’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students, in collaboration with the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers. Module 1 consists of step-by-step [...]
Mathmaster.org offers short videos explaining mathematics concepts of numbers, algebra, space and shape, and data and probability. Each video offers a short, concise explanation on how to perform tasks such as adding numbers in a column or graph transformations. The activities section offers video explanations of some fun mathematics activities for students such as curves of pursuit and sequence designs. [...]