No matter how you slice it, in this day, technology and education go hand-in-hand. Students utilize it to communicate and as means to get their work done, while teachers use technology as a way to provide their students with a more well-rounded education.
Educators are broadening the scope and finding creative ways to keep their lessons digitally relevant and exciting. It is mainly about keeping kids engaged and showing them the different platforms in which they can learn.
Below is a list of resources for tech-savvy educators.
8 Free Back to School Resources for Teachers 1 of 9
Pinterest 2 of 9
Everyone's favorite visual board is a great resource for teachers to create and add to their lesson plans, projects, etc.
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Ted-Ed 3 of 9
Who doesn't love watching these inspirational videos?
These videos provide an abundance of information for teachers to take back to their classrooms and spark the interest of their students. Science, math, Shakespeare, Ted-Ed can help make learning fun for students. View their YouTube videos here.
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Khan Academy 4 of 9
Filled with an excellent collection of science and math lectures to complement practically any classroom material.
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Teachers pay Teachers 5 of 9
This open marketplace for educators is a great resource for teachers looking to buy or sell original materials.
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Google in Education 6 of 9
Google in Education provides teachers, students and administrators with resources and materials to improve learning
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YouTube 7 of 9
YouTube is not just for viewing videos of the shark cat. It is a great place to source materials.
YouTube Teachers help teachers educate and motivate their students.
YouTube Education encourages life long learning with thousands of videos covering various subjects and grade levels.
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Evernote 8 of 9
Take this application where ever you go. Capture ideas, clip possible lesson plans, record thoughts. A go-to access anywhere tool that will keep your ideas organized and at your fingertips.
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Google Drive 9 of 9
By far one of the best resources to create and share documents, presentations, and provide feedback with students.
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