January 7, 2018

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Exciting Tech for Your Students!

While January starts our new year, it's also the month where we celebrate the 100th day of school and the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Explore our curated lists in support of these observations to find relevant tech for your classrooms and lessons.  

100th Day of School

Can you believe that it's already (almost) the 100th day of school? Mark the occasion and have fun with our 50 nifty ways to celebrate! Our list of ideas includes tech and tools to use with all grades.

Have fun with our 50 ideas »

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Leverage our insightful teacher-reviews for technology integration suggestions just in time for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Each review includes tips for lesson planning and student engagement.

See Dr. King and Civil Right resources »

Professional Learning for the New Year

TeachersFirst will be at FETC later this month. If you're attending, be sure to stop by our booth and say hello! We're also excited to resume our popular FREE virtual workshops which kick off this Tuesday, January 9th!  

Visit Our Booth at FETC

If you're attending the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) in Orlando, FL, January 23-26, stop by our TeachersFirst booth #2141! Meet with an edtech coach, learn more about TeachersFirst, OK2Ask, and MySciLife, and receive a free giveaway!

Learn more about FETC 2018 »

Free Virtual Workshops Resume!

Our Winter season of OK2Ask® begins this week. Join us on Tuesday, January 9th at 7pm Eastern to learn about the benefits of TeachersFirst (FREE) membership. Find ways to save time, save resources, and save your sanity!

See our entire Winter 2018 schedule »

More January Events and Activities

In addition to the 100th day of school and Dr. King's Day, January also spotlights National Mentoring Month. Dive into our curated list of resources and uncover new ideas for mentoring students. We also welcome you to explore our new math collection and discover more tools for engaging your students.    

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Lead Your Students to Succeed

Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month. As teachers, we have the opportunity to mentor countless students. Take a look at this collection of resources to facilitate your own mentoring experiences. Each resource includes classroom ideas.

Build your mentoring skills »

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Related to NCTM Standards

Math Resources for All Grades

Explore our NEW extensive collection of resources for math! Curated lists are based on NCTM standards and organized by grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. Topics include Numbers & Operations, Algebra, Geometry, Measurement, and Data & Probability.

Increase math understand with these tools »

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New Topics for a New Year

2018 Twitter Chats

Twitter chats are hosted the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month at 8pm ET. Come participate in project-based learning conversations on 1/18! And prepare for Digital Learning Day (Feb 22nd) with our chat on 2/1. Use the #OK2Ask hashtag to join!

See our Twitter Chat schedule »

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Share the Importance of Today

Dates that Matter

The new year is a perfect time to start sharing our Dates that Matter activity. Each day, click to explore what happened this day in history, but more importantly learn why it matters. Use with a projector or individual devices.

What happened today in history? »

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Weekly Poll

What Does Mentoring Mean to You?

What word most closely describes what mentoring means to you: leader, coach, or supporter? Vote in our weekly poll and read about what others have said.

Vote now and view others' replies »

More Treasures to Explore on TeachersFirst

Enjoy these six additional resources for more organization, professional learning, and classroom connection ideas!   

Brain Twisters

Classroom Planning Calendar

Classroom Connection Events

Reading Treks

TeachersFirst Blog

50 States

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