Author Archives: Ben Cebulash

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New Resources for New Jersey Educators: Educator Resource Exchange

The New Jersey Department of Education has launched a new website, njcore.org, to support teachers’ efforts to exchange lessons and materials in support of the Common Core. The site has over 2,000 lessons, videos and activities, and allows teachers to filter and search by course, grade level and state curriculum. There are also resources … Read more

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ThinkWave Educator 3.0: Managing a Sea of Student Information

Are you looking for a Student Information System (SIS) or digital grade book that goes beyond the basic calculating and storing of grades?  ThinkWave Educator 3.0 is a free, web-based solution for building a database of student information.  In this day and age of Data Driven Decision Making and Instruction, teachers are being called upon … Read more

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TED-Ed and the Flipped Classroom

TED-Ed is a platform where educators can find videos, many of which are the result of collaborations between teachers and animators, to supplement and enrich their core curriculum. Teachers using Ted-Ed can select any educational video to create a customized lesson, and choose whether to share it publicly or privately, tracking its impact on their students or … Read more

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Promote Literacy with Skratch Publishing

Skratch Publishing is a site that seeks to promote literacy for children. Best of all, it’s completely free for teachers and students.

Skratch is an engaging interactive site where students can add the books they have read and complete a short book report. The book report prompts students to identify favorite characters, new vocabulary, their … Read more

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The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project

As educators begin to implement the Common Core Standards, many have expressed a need to have additional resources that will help with the process and provide models to use.

The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project provides educators with high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State Standards.  There are 76 detailed … Read more

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