March 1, 2020

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Featured EDTECH Resources Reviewed by TeachersFirst

Celebrate the Arts

March is a time to celebrate art, music, drama, dance, and the other arts. Foster your students' creativity by including more art in your lessons. Find inspiration in the resources below. 

Music in our Schools Month

Feel the beat in your classroom with these music resources. Explore teacher-reviewed resources related to sound, instruments, musicians, and more. Find tools appropriate for music class, science class (sound), chorus, orchestra, band, and others.

Find musical inspiration »

Celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM)

Connect classroom curriculum to art and find ideas for the art classroom too. March is Celebrate Youth Art Month (YAM). Use this collection of resources to infuse art into writing, social studies, math, and other subject areas.

Get ready to celebrate YAM »

Professional Learning Opportunities

Invest in yourself with free, quality professional learning! Join our virtual workshop on Tuesday (3/3) to learn how to Transform Your Lesson Plans with Triple E. Then, return on Thursday (3/5) for a Twitter chat about Using Technology to Support Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Principles.

OK2Ask® Virtual Workshops

Join us for a free virtual workshop this Tuesday (3/2) at 7 pm ET. Take a deep dive into using the Triple E Framework to analyze lessons and make adjustments that keep learning goals at the forefront when using technology.

Register to Transform Your Lesson Plans with Triple E »

#OK2Ask Twitter Chat Schedule

This Thursday (3/5) at 8 pm ET, join us and your peers to discuss Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles and strategies. Explore ways to use UDL principles when planning instruction. Use the hashtag #OK2Ask to participate in the conversation.

See schedule of upcoming #OK2Ask Twitter chats »

More March Treasures

March offers many opportunities to infuse learning into celebrations including Read Across America Day (3/2), Pi Day (3/14), and St. Patrick's Day (3/17). Below, we've highlighted a few helpful resources.

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Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss

Celebrate Read Across America Day - March 2

Dr. Seuss is a sentimental favorite for students of all ages. Find inspiration, new activities, and information to share in this collection of teacher-reviewed resources as you celebrate Read Across America Day and the birthday of a beloved writer.

Connect students and families to reading resources »

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Calling all math lovers

Celebrate Pi Day - March 14

This month, we pay tribute to the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter; otherwise known as 3.14159, π, or pi. Engage students in the wonders of pi with this collection including a pi vocabulary game, math art using a pi skyline, and more!

Access fun, educational resources for Pi Day »

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Luck of the Irish

St. Patrick's Day

May the luck of the Irish be with you! Learn about the history and celebration of St. Patrick's Day with interactives, historical information, crafts, printables, vocabulary, and more. Find lesson ideas in the reviews.

Get lucky with this pot of resource gold »

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Get small doses of edtech goodness

Infusing Technology Blog

Did you know that several new posts are added to the Infusing Technology blog each month? Read about new tech tools, frameworks, buzz words, edtech trends, and more. Recent topics include Digital Learning Day and Podcasts in Social Studies.

Explore articles filled with practical edtech information and ideas »

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Share your thoughts

Weekly Poll

This week our poll relates to the arts. Do you encourage the students to use the arts in your classroom setting? Answer this poll to share your experience.

How do you infuse your lessons with art? »

6 More Areas of TeachersFirst to Explore

Discover additional classroom resources below.

Classroom Planning Calendar

Classroom Connection Events

The Ides of March

BYOD Dream Tools

Special Topics

Reading Treks

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