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[Written by | 18 Aug 2014]

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.
Design a Zoo

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will choose and research an animal and its characteristics. They will then design their very own zoo based on the habitat of their …

[Written by | 15 Aug 2014]

Attention all teachers and educators!
Interested in owning your very own pair of SimpleK12 bunny slippers? Well with the #PDnPJs twitter sweepstakes, you’ll have the opportunity to win a FREE pair! All it takes is three easy steps! And the best part? It doesn’t cost you a penny!
Here’s how:
1) Follow @SimpleK12 on twitter.
2) Visit this page and register for our FREE upcoming webinar events!
3) Once you’ve registered, tweet and share these webinars with your followers using #PDnPJs. You must ALSO include in your tweet “tinyurl.com/pdnpjs”.
That’s all!

This contest will run from August …

[Written by | 13 Aug 2014]

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.
Create a Social Networking Profile for a Literary Figure

In this FREE Premium Resource lesson plan, students will research a literary figure or author and create a mock social networking profile page for that …

[Written by | 13 Aug 2014]

Are you ready to discover new and exciting ways to utilize iPads in your K-12 classroom? At this free online event, our iPad experts share their favorite apps, web resources, and educational tools for you and your students. Explore innovative ways to manage your classroom, excite your students, and increase academic achievement at this fun-filled online event. The best part? It’s absolutely free!
  
You’ll receive…

Information on the best apps for classroom management and organization
Tips for using the most popular free Apps in the …

[Written by | 11 Aug 2014]

Hey Everyone:
I love quotes.
I love teachers.
I love the Internet.
So, really more for fun than anything else, I created a small website called:
http://bestteacherquotes.com/
One neat feature (at least I think it’s neat) is that we let you put the quote you like into a PDF format so you can print it out on a mini-poster in a nice format.

Just went live today and there are still some things I’ll be adding down the road, along with tons more quotes, obviously.
Could you check it out, print out a mini-poster or two, and let …