February 4, 2024

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Featured EDTECH Resources Reviewed by TeachersFirst

February Dates to Remember

This month, we celebrate Valentine's Day (2/14), Random Acts of Kindness Day (2/17), and President's Day (2/19). This week, we’re sharing resources related to these three special dates, plus a newly added curated list of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools you can use to increase productivity. 

Valentine's Day

Share these Valentine's Day resources with your students to take them beyond the cards and chocolate to focus on this holiday's history. This collection includes lesson ideas for various subjects, including math, language arts, and history.

Find activities for all grades »

Random Acts of Kindness Day (and Week)

The Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation celebrates RAK week starting February 11 and ending with RAK Day on February 17. Check out these tools you can use to create projects to show kindness to family, friends, coworkers, and others.

Find unique tools to create videos, images, and more »

Presidents' Day

Dig into this curated list of reviewed resources that provides a rich starting point for research, class study, government lessons, or multimedia projects about presidents. Share these resources with your students in celebration of Presidents' Day!

Learn about past and present presidents »

Use AI for Productivity

Learn about and explore artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and tools educators can use to automate administrative tasks and improve student learning outcomes. Use the resources in this collection to optimize lesson planning.

Use the power AI to increase your productivity and efficiency in the classroom »

This Week at TeachersFirst

We invite you to join us next Tuesday (2/13) for our next OK2Ask® virtual workshop and encourage you to check out our Infusing Technology Blog. Don't forget to give your input in our weekly poll! 

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Tuesday, 2/13, 7 PM ET

OK2Ask: 3 Cool Tools for Digital Reading

Digital or online reading is different from reading print. Come to learn about the processes involved in digital reading and explore three tools that will help you teach critical strategies to your students.

Plan for digital reading instruction in the classroom »

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Infusing Technology Blog

Dive into our Infusing Technology Blog and learn about tech tools, read about frameworks, discover timely classroom suggestions, and more in posts written by experienced classroom teachers and tech coaches!

What will you learn? »

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Weekly Poll

This week, our poll asks, "Will your class do anything to recognize Valentine's Day?" View the responses of other educators once you click submit.

Does your class celebrate Valentine's Day? »

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