Technology resources, motivating articles, creative ideas, and unique media for the inspired teacher. Special focus on English & Reading instruction.
BuzzFeed - Peggy Wang
Start the year out right.
coolcatteacher.com - firstname.lastname@example.org (Victoria A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher)
40+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom designFrom the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterA …
BuzzFeed - Brett S. Vergara
"I was born with a reading list I will never finish." —Maud Casey
BuzzFeed - Julia Pugachevsky
In honor of his 111th birthday.
teachthought.com - TeachThought Staff
The communication explosion reaches its peak when you explore the endless avenues running through TED Talks. Moreover, the title educator embodies …
The benefits of virtual field trips are well known: They’re inexpensive—often free—and are less time-consuming than a real trip. But researching …
BuzzFeed - Alan White
In which case webcomic artist GoodTickleBrain, aka Mya Gosling, has your back.
edutopia.org - Beth Holland
I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world. #significantquote #carpediem We don't read and write poetry because it's cute. We read and write …
io9.com - Katharine Trendacosta
Cam Magee and Caitlin S. Griffin created a infographic that crosses Shakespeare with the people from bathroom signs. It shows every death from the …
BuzzFeed - Kimberly Wang
Call me Literary Decor.
BuzzFeed - Krystie Lee Yandoli
Created by the founder of the The Readables book blog.
Robert Gagné proposed a model of nine events which follow a systematic instructional design process. Each of the nine events of instruction is …
JeopardyLabs allows you to create a customized jeopardy template without PowerPoint. The games you make can be played online from anywhere in the …
Teachers instruct, support, promote, and provide, but if the bulk of the reading and writing isn’t done at home for authentic purposes and …
BuzzFeed - Aaron Calvin
From Rumi to Mary Oliver, artist Lisa Congdon has the perfect quote for your day.
coolcatteacher.com - by Vicki Davis
Here are some resourceful DIYs that will turn cheap and everyday objects into something useful for the classroom.
BuzzFeed - Chanel Parks
Take your procrastination to the next level.
BuzzFeed - Antwaun Sargent
These books are mostly written by teachers for teachers. They range form the latest research on students, teachers talking about overcoming inequality to help students learn, and great techniques every
BuzzFeed - Alanna Okun
They're an inexpensive and easy way to make boring standard-issue walls way more inviting, and would also make awesome gifts for a teacher.