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Exciting Methods for Formative Assessment

This quick 20-minute webinar focuses on strategies and ideas for using formative assessment during all phases of the lesson cycle.  Scroll down for the presentation used, with embedded live links.  

TCI Free Lesson: By George! It’s a President’s Day Lesson

Don’t miss out on your opportunity for students to learn more about George Washington and our other presidents with this fun lesson suitable for elementary or secondary classrooms. Everything you need to build the game along with a lesson is included.   Download your instructions via this LINK.   You will have a lesson guide and […]

TCI Funny: A Teacher Summer

It feels true…doesn’t it!?  

Great Tech Tools for Teachers

We’ve updated our list of great free technology sites and apps. Teachers don’t have to use technology to have powerful classrooms, but they can sure help! See how this guide, by the makers of History Alive, can create a spark of thought for educators just easing into using web 2.0 and mobile technology in their […]

No Off Switch

Stipple: Photo Webtool

Stipple, like many other similar sites, allows users to annotate their images and then share them.  In Stipple, users can embed links, maps, and even YouTube videos which help others understand more about the picture’s subject matter.  Here you can see an example of one of my favorite spots in the world…looking across the Ohio […]

The Best of TCI Friday Funnies

  Here is a selection of the best Friday Funnies of the his past year.  We hope that you enjoy them and continue to follow TCI on our blog, Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter! The Best of TCI’s Friday Funnies by Brian_ThomasTCI | Make your own at www.toondoo.com

Friday Funnies: Primary Source Tyrant

Having students use and find primary sources is a great exercise. See http://bit.ly/GGA4TB to get some practical tips on using them in class.

APPetite for Instruction: Fall 2012

This was the PPT used on 9/26/2012 for our webinar on web and device apps you can use inside your class.  See an online magnifying glass used to highlight great photos on Fotopedia.  See a great discussion starter app for iOS, Android, and Fire devices called Show of Hands.  We also look at such apps […]

Friday Funnies: Parts of Speech

There is no “off” switch for teachers. It’s in our blood to be curious, obtain knowledge, and pass it along.  That’s why it’s wonderful to work for a company of teachers, by teachers, and for teachers.

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