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[20 May 2013 ]

Summer is just around the corner.  If you’re looking for something new to explore, look no further!  We have everything you need here at SimpleK12.  
17 Free eBooks for Your Summer Reading List

101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers - Technology secrets for creating a 21st century classroom without spending a dime, without searching, without frustration.
11 Hidden Webtools - Gems of the internet perfect for classroom use.
32 Tips for Techphobic Teachers - Are YOU Techphobic? Learn the simple secrets to overcoming your fears …

[21 Jun 2012 ]

I thought I would share with you some our most popular iPad resources for educators, all of which I learned about inside the Teacher Learning Community!  

Effective Mobile Learning: 50+ Quick Tips and Resources “In this e-book find several tips, resources, and links for integrating mobile devices into the curriculum.” -ShellTerrell
20 Free iPad Apps Educators Can’t Live Without! “There are thousands of free iPad Apps out there, but finding the perfect ones for you can be tough. We’ve spent hours searching for …

[20 Apr 2012 ]

 Are you looking for an easy plug-and-play project for your classroom?
Thanks to Erin, a middle school teacher in Saratoga California, you can download and use this awesome 3D PowerPoint Museum in class to engage your students.  
Erin uploaded this amazing classroom resource to the Shared Resources area of the Teacher Learning Community, and you’re free to download it, modify it, and use it in class with your students. 
You might think PowerPoint is an “old” technology… or that it isn’t as exciting as some of the other tools out there – …

[25 Jan 2012 ]

As an educator it’s your job to critique. You help your students grow and become better by critiquing the assignments they turn in to you. However, there’s a fine line between critiquing and criticizing. Do you know the difference?

 The experts over at Collaborize Classroom have put together this free PDF to help teachers establish clear understanding of the difference between critiquing and criticizing students.
This free download not only gives you topics to consider when critiquing a peer but also suggests some verbiage for you to use to express your …

[5 Dec 2011 ]

Literature circles were one of my favorite things about English class. They gave me a chance to freely share my opinions with other and receive in-depth feedback about my ideas and perceptions.
If you’ve been looking for a new way to get your students collaborating in your classroom, Collaborize Classroom has exactly what you need to get started.
Check out these free downloads from Collaborize Classroom to guide literature circles in your classroom.

Literature Circle Template for 4 Roles
Literature Circle Template for 6 Roles

Literature circles …

[14 Nov 2011 ]

Your vs. You’re, To vs. Too, Accept vs. Except, and writing “a lot” as “alot”.  These top the list as some of the most common mistakes in a student’s writing.  What if I told you I had a reference sheet that would clear up the differences for your students, today?
Collaborize Classroom’s “Help Students Avoid Mechanical Missteps Online” is a must have guide that every teacher should share with their students.  This guide addresses all of the frequent and annoying mechanical mistakes that just about every student makes.  Although this guide …

[3 Nov 2011 ]

Connecting with others is easier than ever – thanks to modern technology we have a variety of tools and services at our fingertips…best of all, so much of it’s FREE!  
Check out this amazing resource I found inside the Teacher Learning Community’s shared resource center.  If you’re not a Community member yet, you can find out more info and join us here.
Download your free copy of the PDF here:
This PDF includes free web tools in the following areas:

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