Common Core Standards & Teacher Development Blog by SimpleK12
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[Written by | 26 Jan 2015]

Increasing homework completion and engaging today’s digital students can be challenging. If you want to improve information retention and increase student achievement, all while teaching your students important 21st Century skills, you’ve found the perfect Premium Resource.
SimpleK12 is thrilled to present to you this FREE printable project and we hope it will bring new life to your classroom.
Take a Closer Look at Genetic Engineering

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will take on a specific field of genetic engineering and perform necessary research of the techniques and origins to …

[Written by | 22 Jan 2015]

Increasing homework completion and engaging today’s digital students can be challenging. If you want to improve information retention and increase student achievement, all while teaching your students important 21st Century skills, you’ve found the perfect Premium Resource.
SimpleK12 is thrilled to present to you this FREE printable project and we hope it will bring new life to your classroom.
Run a Presidential Campaign

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will investigate the process of running for president, learn about political parties, analyze important political issues, and practice some real electioneering.

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[Written by | 21 Jan 2015]

Technology has become a staple in our lives, and in many cases, in our classrooms!
Join and learn from experienced educators the ins and outs of managing and thriving in your 1:1 Classroom. Whether you are currently teaching in a 1:1 environment, or hope to in the future, this free event is a must-attend!
  
You’ll learn how to…

motivate students to learn beyond your classroom
increase student understanding through project-based learning
help students read, write, and think critically and independently

[Written by | 16 Jan 2015]

Increasing homework completion and engaging today’s digital students can be challenging. If you want to improve information retention and increase student achievement, all while teaching your students important 21st Century skills, you’ve found the perfect Premium Resource.
SimpleK12 is thrilled to present to you this FREE printable project and we hope it will bring new life to your classroom.
Hypothesizing, Surveying, and Analyzing through Blogging

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will create a blog in which they will discuss the Birthday Paradox, collect data to examine this phenomenon, blog about …

[Written by | 13 Jan 2015]

TOP 3 PODCASTS FOR TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
(as ranked by iTunes)

Angela Watson’s Truth for Teachers.  Designed to speak life, encouragement, and truth into the minds and hearts of educators and get you energized for the week ahead.
Ask SimpleK12 — Real Teachers, Real Answers.  Educational technology, teacher professional development, and all things classroom, training, tech, and school.  You ask the questions… we, or our advisor teachers, principals, and other school administrators in the field, provide answers.
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