Top 15 Teacher Resources for the Classroom

I recently posed a question to all of my teacher friends as to what websites and apps they use in their classrooms. I was blown away by the responses I received; I couldn't believe the number of free, quality, and readily available resources out there for the taking. However, the downside is that it can be overwhelming to navigate all of these websites and apps, and with precious little free time to dedicate to that kind of research, many teachers are often unaware of these potential gold mines. But fear not, for I have done the legwork for you! Here are the top 10 websites and top 5 apps I discovered after sifting through the seemingly endless list of resources.

Blended Learning and LMS Use in Ohio Classrooms: ProgressBook Teacher Survey Results

We recently surveyed 3,900 Ohio PreK – 12 teachers (and ProgressBook users) about their approach to digital learning and use of Learning Management Systems (LMS) in their classrooms. Our goal was to gather insight about what teachers currently use, want, or need from tools designed to facilitate coursework, enhance teaching, and improve learning outcomes.

3 Essential Components of Educational Data Tools

Educators today are continuously bombarded with data about their schools, classrooms, and individual students. State assessment data is reported for up to 32 tests. Vendor assessments such as M.A.P., DIBELS, TerraNova, AIMSWEB and the suite of tests from ACT are just a few of the examples of data that educators must wade through to make informed decisions about their instruction with the ultimate goal of improving academic achievement. Add in classroom and district created common assessments and it is no wonder that teachers, principals, and administrators are searching for data tools with three essential components: 1) can provide quick and easy access to the data, 2) is simple to use, and 3) can be employed as a point of collaborative work..