is a lesson planner tool for teachers that allows them to search through thousands of free resources such as Khan Academy, CK12 Flexbooks, and even their own Google Drive. Teachers can create, upload, and convert lessons, videos, and instructional material. With Standards Planner users can align their plans to all 50 state and national standards including the Common Core. It even lets teachers collaborate with colleagues to build units together.
This web tool gives teachers lots of extra options like subject calendaring and the ability to create pacing charts.Standards Planner users can schedules when they will teach specific assignments. Districts that sign up for Standards Planner can bundle features to fit the software to the needs of their schools.
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ReadWriteThink is a fantastic online resource for K-12 teachers. It includes access to English Language Arts lessons and activities for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Teachers can search by theme, lesson objective, and grade level as they look for the perfect idea to bring back to their students.
ReadWriteThink also has resources for professional development and afterschool programs. There are also real teacher stories and a new section with videos. Visit their website to check out all they have to offer!
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Apple Education has a series of fantastic iBooks that provide ideas and inspiration for using iPads in the classroom. They focus on popular apps that you may have already used with students. You’ll find ideas for collaboration, content creations and so much more. Apple Education has iBooks all about Explain Everything, Hopscotch, SketchBook Express, StopMotion Studio and Puppet Pals HD. These iBooks are completely free and can be downloaded to view on an iPad or Mac computer.
Follow this link to learn more about the iBooks created by Apple Education!
Buncee for Edu is edu.buncee.com‘s new, free iPad app. It’s a fantastic tool for creative education and fun communication! Similar to edu.buncee.com’s web creation functionalities, the app’s slide-based digital canvas, media tools, and buncee artwork provide educators and students a tool for creating digital stories, presentations, event invites and dozens of other fun projects. The app’s template Wizard also makes it a simple to share photos of classroom activities.
Just choose your photos, select a theme, and the Wizard helps create the buncee for you.
Students can easily print their buncee creations, save them to the photo stream, or publish them on edu.buncee.com. If you log into edu.buncee.com, you’ll find the iPad creations stored alongside the buncees you created on the web, ready to be shared anywhere.
Buncee for Edu is completely free – visit their site to learn more or download the app to get started!