November 1, 2020
There are two more Microsoft Teams virtual workshops where you can learn how to use this tool to collaborate with and engage your students during remote learning!
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Harvest New Ideas for Your Classroom
This year, we’re more grateful than ever for our fantastic educators! Explore our curated list of Thanksgiving-themed resources to help students understand the history and appreciate the significance of the holiday centered around giving thanks. November 1 is also Family Literacy Day, a great time to promote family reading with TeachersFirst’s TogetheRead. You’ll find resources and craft suggestions for Native American Heritage Month and Veterans Day, too!
This Week at TeachersFirst
This Tuesday, we pause our Tuesday virtual workshops to encourage everyone to get out and vote! We will be back on Thursday (11/5) at 7 PM ET with our third of four Microsoft Teams virtual workshops and at 8 PM ET with our bi-monthly Twitter chat. We're also excited to share a timely blog post and an immersive and engaging social media platform for middle-level science classrooms. Finally, we kindly ask for your reply in our weekly poll.
Learn more about Microsoft Teams
Our Microsoft Teams series continues on Thursday (11/5) as we share how to use OneNote Class Notebooks to organize and share content, create and deliver interactive lessons, promote student collaboration, and provide students a personal workspace.
Thursday (11/5) at 8 PM ET
Join us for a Twitter chat related to assessment tools and resources. We will discuss how to use indicators that learning is taking place to drive instruction and share strategies to integrate assessment tools into your learning environment.
Infusing Technology Blog
Prepare for National Family Literacy Day (and Family Literacy Month) with the ideas shared in this blog post. Learn ways to involve parents during remote learning or blended lessons and find tools, tips, and suggestions to share.
Middle School Science
From the creators of TeachersFirst, MySciLife is an educational social media platform where students learn science by personifying and posting as science-themed identities. Engage students and enrich any curriculum for a lesson, unit, or all year long.
Share your response with our community
This week our poll asks: "Is your school closed in honor of Veterans Day?" Share your response and once you click submit, view the replies of others.
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