Category Archives: Resources

Tech integration in your Math classroom

Moving beyond the worksheet-like practice of facts using one of the many popular apps is of value in today’s elementary math classroom! If we are seeking to develop deeper understanding of math concepts with our students, we must look to … Continue reading

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Resource Evaluation and curation

Learning to access resources from various modalities, evaluate them based on a set of clear criteria and curate them using a personal digital library can aid students and teachers in conducting inquiry or simply preparing for class! Below, you will … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Image Search

Taking and editing your own photographs can be a challenging, yet rewarding way to enhance your web spaces. Further, this virtually eliminates copyright issues! Still, if you are looking for web content you can use, here are a few places … Continue reading

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Copyright Resources

You need to understand copyright if you are planning to upload content of any kind to a website. Visit :  for more information or drop in to ask specific questions. They regularly offer workshops and drop in sessions to … Continue reading

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Become a Discovery Educator

Looking for a digital media library? Wishing to Connect with educators who are passionate about using digital media? Want to  share with and learn from others? Visit: Become a STAR Discovery Educator. It’s easy. Just remember STAR: S – … Continue reading

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Hook ‘em – Using Visuals and Multimedia to Engage Students

A hook or activating strategy is intended to engage students and help them access and apply prior knowledge to the current concept, lesson or unit of study. Auseubel (1978), recognizes that the activation of prior knowledge helps to deepen learning … Continue reading

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Did you know that each district has a variety of online learning resources available… you just need to know where to look on the District Website. You’ll also need passwords for some of these – your SA or school administrator … Continue reading

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