This post is about one of the most inspiring organizations in education today, 826 National. Learn about the work that is being done by 826 National and check out the creative gifts on sale at their store! If you are looking for a gift for a teacher or student, this shop has a lot to offer. Plus, all of the proceeds go towards the organization, which is helping a ton of children. Thanks Dave Eggers and Ninive Calegari.
The Khan Academy is an amazing organization that provides videos of lessons in challenging-to-teach and challenging-to-learn subjects, particularly in math and sciences. This post features the Khan Academy and explains how teachers, administrators, families and students can use the videos to improve learning.
This post features an adorable company called Child’s Own Studio. This company takes children’s illustrations and brings them to life by creating 3-D, plush creations based on original drawings. This is a fun idea and makes a great gift!
This week, EdGeeks guest blogged at Edutopia about differentiated instruction. This article aims to illuminate how all education is special, not only special education. The piece de-constructs differentiation and makes it more accessible.
This is the second in a series of posts discussing organic materials and strategies for test preparation. This particular post is on reading comprehension test-prep and how to practice the skills necessary in a way that is naturally integrated into learning.
***Don’t forget to check out Teacher Time 123. I am on their site as the “Featured Teacher” this week and it is very exciting. Thanks so much for your support Teacher Time 123, and for your amazing site that offers tons of resources and helpful photos that spark creativity in the classroom!