April 2, 2017

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Featured EDTECH Resources Reviewed by TeachersFirst

School Libraries, Math and More...

Awareness is what April is all about! 

Set a Solid Foundation for Math Instruction

Just in time for Math and Statistical Awareness month, our K12 contributor, Sharon Hall, shares ideas for how to integrate NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) standards into your mathematics lessons.

See our NCTM ideas now »

Help! I Lost My Library/Media Specialist!

Our collection of featured articles, written by an experienced elementary library/media specialist, can be a handy reference during School Library Month!

Find tools, tips, and lessons here »

Create Engagement with "Mix" + more!

Access our workshop archives and expand your PLN with our upcoming Twitter chats

Make Classroom Magic with Office Mix

Want to learn how to create engagement for your classroom? Need to track the personalized learning experience for each of your students? Then our recent OK2Ask® online workshop featuring Microsoft Office Mix is just for you!

Access our Mix archive now »

Explore Math Ideas Beyond Worksheets

Join us this coming Thursday, April 6 (8-9pm EDT) for a spirited and insightful Twitter chat focused on edtech tools for enhancing math instruction. Our team of K12 tech coaches will be online sharing new ways to help students with math problems and more!

Get email reminders for this Twitter chat »

EdTech for April Events

Passover, baseball, and even robotics all take center stage this month!   

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National Robotics Week

Experiment with STEM or makerspace activities

National Robotics Week recognizes robotics technology as a pillar of 21st century American innovation and emphasizes its ability to inspire technology education. Use the week to get students excited about "robo-technology."

Bring robotics into your classroom»

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Baseball Season Begins

Hit a home-run with these resources

Baseball's Opening Day is upon us. Use the start of our "Nation's Favorite Pastime" to incorporate baseball-themed curricular resources into your math, art, and writing lessons.

Hit an edtech home-run now»

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Special Topics Collection for Passover

EdTech projects for the holiday

Explore this collection of resources related to the eight-day festival of Passover. Educate and celebrate with your students. Resources include math, language arts, social studies, and more.

See our Passover resources here»

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Easter Ideas & Activities

Easter-themed lessons using technology

Hop on over to our collection of Easter games, projects, and activities using reading, basic facts, fractions, word finds, and puzzles.

Easter online games and more»

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Brainstorm 2017: Future Ready Students

VSTE Conference

Are you in the Virginia area? Don't miss the Brainstorm 2017: Future Ready Students conference. We are a proud partner of VSTE and Brainstorm 2017. Visit our session on Friday, April 7th to learn about 50 device agnostic tools that support the Four Cs.

Register for Brainstorm 2017 here»

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Are YOU speaking at a conference?

Request free materials for your edtech event

If you are planning an EdCamp, workshop, teacher professional development session, or graduate class featuring TeachersFirst, visit this link to learn how to get some FREE materials to share with participants.

Get TeachersFirst swag here»

Weekly Poll

Do you - - YouTube? 

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Weekly Poll

What is your vote?

Do you use YouTube in your classroom? Does your school policy allow for YouTube?

Click to vote now»

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