Tech Tool of the Month: GeoFS Flight Simulator – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to the GeoFS flight simulator and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using GeoFS in your lessons. GeoFS is a free online flight simulator with an open-source platform to render the global landscapes you can fly over. The free tool will work … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: GeoFS Flight Simulator – Part 1

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GeoFS is a free online flight simulator with an open-source platform to render the global landscapes you can fly over. The free tool will work on any device with a web browser (including Chromebooks). Control the aircraft (or hot air balloon) using a mouse, joystick, or keyboard control buttons. Users can choose the destination of … read more »


Make a Difference Every Day with Middle-Level Students

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Make a Difference Day held on the fourth Saturday of October, celebrates the power of people to make a difference in the lives of others in their community. This past weekend millions of volunteers worldwide united in a shared mission to volunteer. Created in 1992 by USA Weekend magazine and co-sponsor Points of Light Foundation, … read more »


Women as Leaders: Eleanor Roosevelt Biography Project

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“I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role.” Eleanor Roosevelt In his March 2021 newsletter, Vivek Gambhir shared eight crucial lessons we can learn from successful women leaders. Although the article focuses on women’s leadership during the pandemic, the lessons learned relate to women as leaders in … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Microsoft Forms – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to Microsoft Forms and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using Microsoft Forms in your instruction. This simple web tool/app allows you to easily create polls, quizzes, and surveys and collect real-time data. Teachers can use this tool to collect feedback from … read more »