March 3, 2019

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Featured EDTECH Resources Reviewed by TeachersFirst

Make March BLOOM in Your Classroom

Share and listen to stories on World Storytelling Day, a day for celebrating the art of oral storytelling around the world. You can also spotlight the vital role of women in American history all month in honor of Women's History Month. Combine these two special celebrations as you plan your monthly activities.

Honor Women's Contributions to History

Highlight the contributions of women to culture and contemporary society with this collection, just in time for Women's History Month. Share SheHeroes, Women with Altitude, and the National Women's History Museum to engage and inspire your students.

Go beyond women's biographies here »

Share a Story on World Storytelling Day

Engage in the global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. Challenge cooperative learning groups (or partners) to celebrate World Storytelling Day by telling/writing their own stories to share! Add your own voice using Book Creator and UTellStory.

See story makers, book creators, more »

Power UP Your Professional Learning

Refresh your tools and ideas for MakerSpaces with our upcoming virtual workshop on 3/5. Then on 3/7, extend your science knowledge by exploring the role of the arts in STEM during our #OK2Ask Twitter chat.

Virtual Workshop: Tools for Your Maker Box

Want to include budget-friendly makerspace activities, which promote growth mindsets in students, in your classroom? Come (3/5, 7 pm ET) to discuss management ideas and ways to tie activities to curricular objectives.

Learn how to create a pop-up makerspace in a box »

Twitter Chat: A Closer Look at the A in STEAM

Our edtech coaches invite you to explore STEAM and the role of the arts in STEM during our bi-monthly Twitter Chat on 3/7. We'll also share resources and tech tools that assist in integrating arts into traditional STEM lessons. #OK2Ask

Introduce arts into STEM education »

More March Topics for Your ToolBox

Enjoy March-themed resources just in time for National Grammar Day, St. Patrick's Day, World Water Day, and World Meteorological Day. And our weekly poll asks about World Water Day participation. Share your thoughts!  

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To, Too, or Two?

Happy Grammar Day to You!

This collection of award-winning lesson plans includes several perfect additions to teach grammar in elementary school. Check out "Nouns and Adjectives Are Not Just Words," "Silly Sentences," and more (all correlated to standards).

Discover several new lesson ideas »

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St. Patrick's Day

Luck of the Irish

May your troubles be less and your blessings be more: Happy St. Patrick's Day! Peruse this simple collection to help you prepare to celebrate this Irish holiday in your classroom. Bring culture, country, and celebration to your students!

Get lucky with our pot of resource gold »

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Protect Water Resources

United Nations World Water Day

Read all about the EarthEcho Water Challenge, a program offered by EarthEcho International which starts each year on March 22 (United Nations World Water Day). Follow directions to test and monitor your water (lake, stream, bay, or other).

Join the movement today »

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Wild About Weather

World Meteorological Day

Get your students wild about weather. Be it snow, rain, ice, or hurricanes, find resources here to share for research. Use the interactives on a projector (or 1:1) to engage your students in learning more about weather phenomena.

Go EdTech with Meteorology »

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Weekly Poll

World Water Day - Will You Participate?

United Nations' World Water Day is March 22. Have you ever participated in the EarthEcho Water Challenge (see link above)? Will your class participate this year?

Share your thoughts in our poll »

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