Starting the Year Off Right: Science Ideas for Week One

Science Penguin blog post on some first week activities to get your Science class off to a productive start at the beginning of the school year.

Chromebook Resources for Teachers

Discussion on the purchase and implementation of Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education including a list of resources on using these tools in the elementary school.

Best Calendar Apps for Teachers

Four of the best calendar apps for teachers who want to be more organized and productive.

Easy Lesson Planning With the Planboard App

When I first started my student teaching, my cooperating teacher had me writing lesson plans. I’m talking about lesson plans that were actual weighty tomes with every imaginable detail of what I was going to ...

Use Google to Save and Share Office Files Easily

Google Connect integrates tools into Microsoft Office to allow you to sync, save and collaborate Microsoft Office Documents using Google Apps.

Marking and Grading Using Online Gradebooks

A new online gradebook system; Learnboost.com has a beautiful interface and an easy to use system for teachers to record, grade and report student achievement.

10 Kid Friendly Ways to Search Safely on the Web

The internet, just like anything else, has bad parts on it. However, it is still an extremely valuable tool and, with the right skills and sites, can be navigated safely. Here are 10 kid friendly ways to search ...

Google Squared and Research for the 21st Century

Google Squared is a search tool that helps you quickly build a collection of facts from the Web, for any topic you specify

Take Back Your Thoughts: Simple Brainstorming Tool For Mindmapping

A simple, easy to use mindmapping application for brainstorming ideas and thoughts.

Updated: 5+ Online Storage Solutions For Your Files

Seven online options for storing your files online.