Nearpod. It’s a digital platform that creates slide decks that are engaging and embeds formative assessment. Although you can upgrade, you don’t need to have a paid account to access the basic functions and the true gem of the subscription: the library of lessons. Take 5 minutes and learn a little bit about this awesome resource.
Have you ever wondered if your classroom instruction was common core aligned? I think we're all looking for answers rather than silver bullets. The Instructional Practice Guide by AchievetheCore.Org is an amazing tool that could organize the path to true implementation.
This week's episode focuses on a fun and useful tool to help make reading instruction a fun and data-driven activity featuring little monster avatars, solid instruction, and fantasy worlds full of lessons.