An educational blog for teachers and students.

Computers
Posted on May 22, 2014 by Jaime Vandergrift
App exchange

It is that time of year, the weather is warmer, the birds are chirping, tests are over and we are starting to get that summer itch!  How do you keep your students engaged and attentive? Start The Great App Exchange in your classroom!  Click inside to read all about it.

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Computers
Posted on April 23, 2014 by Cherie Miner
Pinterest logo

Since our last blogger covered getting started on Pinterest, I looked around for some links to make your Pinterest page easier to navigate and more interesting to view and for some additional resources on Pinterest specifically for teachers. If you have not used Pinterest much, this is an excellent place to start learning more about the process. 

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Computers
Posted on April 19, 2014 by Amanda Dykes
Educators get connected: Pinterest

The third and last part of my "Educators Get Connected" series focuses on Pinterest.  On their website, Pinterest, founded in March 2010, is described as “a tool for collecting and organizing the things that inspire you.”  Some call it a bookmarking site, some people call it a social media site.  No matter what you call it, you should definitely check it out because it is a great resource for teachers.  Want to get started?  Read my tips in this blog post.

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Common core
Posted on April 15, 2014 by Dona Helmer
Journey

Yesterday I had the privilege of blogging about Horace Mann's flash-funding of DonorsChoose.org projects on National Teacher Day, May 6.  So today, I'd like to tell you more about myself and let you know all about my journey in getting my classroom projects funded.  Click inside to learn more and to read my recommendations for using the popular DonorsChoose.org website.

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Common core
Posted on April 14, 2014 by Dona Helmer
Teach It Forward

For my inaugural blog post, I get the pleasure of announcing that on Teacher Day, May 6, Horace Mann will fully fund $25,000 worth of projects in schools served by Horace Mann agents.  Consider posting your project on DonorsChoose.org now for the next school year.  Read how my small project made a big difference in my ability to teach.

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