Fresh ideas for teaching

Welcome to our PreK-12 blog.  Find helpful tips, lesson freebies, and more from educators like you.

Amazing Things Kids Have Told Me

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. I love the love that is shared every year and in...
Megan Howe
Read More
By Megan Howe | 3 May
Rhonda Crandall - Facebook Revolutionary War

Facebook & The Revolutionary War – #WeThankTeachers

Linda Cagle has been teaching in the Rochelle Elementary...
Rhonda Crandall
Read More
By Rhonda Crandall | 2 May
Pamela Culbertson - Wonder in Middle School Madness
Pamela Culbertson
Read More
By Pamela Culbertson | 1 May
Ken Miller - The Beauty and Mystery of the Living Cell
Kenneth Miller
Read More
By Kenneth Miller | 29 Apr
Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog - The Power of Word Study

The Power of Word Study

Before I made the transition into my current role as an instructional coach, I was one of...
Liz Janusz
Read More
By Liz Janusz | 29 Apr

Using Human Impacts as Phenomena to Engage Students

The NGSS are all about Phenomenon-Based Learning, but it...
Michael Wysession
Read More
By Michael Wysession | 22 Apr
Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog - The Danger of Teaching in Silos

The Danger of Teaching in Silos

Exposing students to the possibilities of what they can do through STEM can help open up...
Patricia Brown
Read More
By Patricia Brown | 15 Apr
Thomas Dennison - Flexible Seating - Fresh Ideas for Teaching Blog

So do you do flexible seating?

I get way too defensive when someone sees my classroom and says, “so do you do flexible...
Thomas Dennison
Read More
By Thomas Dennison | 12 Apr