Tech Tool of the Month: – Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using in your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions for using this tool and shares classroom use ideas. does not require any registration. Just click in your … read more »

Let’s Talk About: Using Cartoons to Empower Student Voice

The history of cartoons in American newsprint began on May 9th, 1754.  Benjamin Franklin had an idea about the need to unite the colonies.  A cartoon accompanied his editorial – a single panel image meant to persuade the colonies to work together against common enemies. The picture underscored the message and communicated it differently for those who … read more »

5 Sites for Teaching About Memorial Day with Primary Sources

Memorial Day, formerly known as Decoration Day, is the time when Americans honor and recognize people who died while serving our country in the armed forces. Although historians dispute the birthplace of Memorial Day we know it began after the Civil War. This tradition continues to be held the last Monday of each May as communities … read more »