Author Archives: Chrissy Breglia
Teq’s professional development team has designed a class to provide teachers with an in-depth understanding of the collaborative features of their interactive whiteboard, and how to implement these tools to support Common Core Standards: Using the SMART Board to Support Achievement of Common Core Standards. We will look at how the Common Core is structured, … Read more
April 23 is the birthday of the bard himself, William Shakespeare. Are you looking for ways to incorporate a celebration of his birthday into your classroom activities? Look no further than ReadWriteThink.
This site has activities for the classroom, lesson plans and helpful websites for all grade levels. Grab your birthday hats and celebrate … Read more
Speakaboos is a great site to use on the SMART Board with your early elementary students. Just visit speakaboos.com/free and sign up for access to their free resources. On the free site you have access to different stories, songs, games, and printables. They have a paid membership that will give you access to the full … Read more
June 25 is the birthday of beloved children’s author Eric Carle. He will be 82 years old. This is a great excuse to have a party with your students and explore some of Carle’s most beloved characters.
On June 6, 1944, 160,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, France and turned the tide of WWII. There are many resources you can use to teach this event in your classroom.
May 13 is the 404th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown settlement in Virginia. A great resource to commemorate this momentous occasion is The Jamestown Online Adventure.
On this site the students can decide where to locate their colony, what to do about the Native Americans, what kind of structure to build, and … Read more
On April 22 we celebrate the 41st anniversary of Earth Day! If you are looking for a new and exciting way to teach about Earth Day you can try using Dr. Seuss’ book The Lorax.
The Lorax introduces students to the concept of conservation and recycling. If you are looking for activities and ways … Read more
The Kindle has changed the way we read books. Students are very comfortable with technology, but many are reluctant readers. The Kindle can help us bridge that gap for our students. Plus, the Kindle is a great tool to use on your SMART Board!
If you own a Kindle you can download the free Kindle … Read more