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Top 5 Resources for January 2019

Our Top Five Resources in January 2019

Feb 15, 2019 2019-02-15

By Julia O’Connor

Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in January.

1. Power of One

I can remember the feeling of dread resting heavy in my stomach as I sat in my first- grade classroom. However, I also remember entering my second-grade classroom and feeling warmth.

2. Virtual Worlds Designed Through Math Games

Cignition’s FogStone Isle app engages students in designing their own virtual worlds through challenging mathematics games in an environment that makes learning active.

3. Neutral, Biased or Balanced?: Recognizing Points of View in Media

Before the recent inauguration, then Vice-President Elect Pence accused the news media of being biased. As the media and Washington seem to be careening out of control, our students and their families are becoming more confused about navigating news.

4. SPOTLIGHT! On English Learning with YouTubers

Teachers of English learners can add a spark to their instruction with a new group of celebrities called “YouTubers”—videographers who have gained popularity from their videos for English learners on the video-sharing website YouTube.

5. Let’s Get (Ed) Technical!

To connect or not to connect? That is the question. Actually, it’s not a question. Connection is an important aspect of every elementary classroom. What type of connection am I talking about?

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