Monday, October 21, 2019

Jer-Share 10/21/2019

Curriculum Pathways Digital Assignments

Available at no cost, Curriculum Pathways® provides interactive, standards-based tools, resources, and apps for grades K-12, all subjects. SAS focuses on topics where doing, seeing, and listening provide information and encourage insights that conventional methods cannot. Click here for a video overview
*Note: This website has a few Java and Flash lessons. We do not support those anymore. Hopefully, they swap out that content for current programming. 


CRIO Digital Assignment Creator

Crio enables you to build and share innovative lessons using elements designed for educators and based on proven pedagogy. Unleash your imagination and envision lessons that inspire students' natural curiosity and foster higher-order thinking skills. Click here to see a video of how this product is used.


GoSoapBox Quick FeedBack 

GoSoapBox is a cloud-based audience response system. A teacher can set up a group called a SoapBox for students to join. Each SoapBox is identified by a class code. Within each SoapBox, a teacher can allow students to access the following 

Features: The Confusion Barometer, Quizzes, Polls, Discussions, Questions
Click here for a tour - Click here for a training


Interland Digital Citizenship Game

Google launched an educational program designed to teach kids about phishing, internet harassment, passwords, and other internet safety issues. Called “Be Internet Awesome,” it includes a classroom curriculum and a video game called Interland. It was developed with help from teachers, YouTube videographers, and internet safety and literacy organizations, and resources are available online for free.


Multiplication Games

Multiplication games for students struggling with multiplication memorization 


Google Slides Templates

Looking to jazz up your Google slides presentations? Click here to be linked to 600 different templates!


New Google Features

Google is always coming out with new features and products for education. Click here to see what's new!


Google Search Tips

Knowing how to properly search Google is an extremely powerful way to obtain answers. Click here to learn ten search tips to teach students. 


Topo Digital Map Overlays

The USGS has come out with a neat interactive map. You can place old maps over current maps to see how things have changed over the years. The 3rd person to reply to the email with #prizebox wins!
Click here to see a video on how it's used.Click here to start using it.


Educandy Custom Games

Create simple online games using the content you are teaching in your classroom!
Click here to learn more.  

Friday, September 20, 2019

JerShare 9/20/2019

Looking for a new digital lesson to complete using a Chromebook? Check out the Chromebook App Hub. It has a great filter that allows you to quickly find what you are looking for. 

Create an Infographic with your students. What is an infographic? An infographic is a collection of imagery, charts, and minimal text that gives an easy-to-understand overview of a topic. As in the example below, infographics use striking, engaging visuals to communicate information quickly and clearly

  This wheel shows you what apps you can build into your lessons. Click here to learn more about the SAMR Model. 

See what the world is thinking about by exploring Google Trends. Google Trends is a website by Google that analyzes the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages. The website uses graphs to compare the search volume of different queries over time. You can even set up weekly reports of trends you are looking for. The 2nd person to email me #winning wins a prize. 

Twinkl is an online teacher resource website that has over 500,000 items! It is a pay website, maybe your principal could purchase a subscription for everyone to share? 

Create great-looking worksheets on has many pre-created worksheets to use and get ideas from.

Unlock the wonders of the world and increase the natural curiosity of children with thousands of different topics. Great for warm-ups, brain stretchers and tapping students’ potential.

This free website is for brain breaks.  It has various short videos, some energizing and some calming. Students can dance along. They can sign up at home as well.

This free website, the Digital Public Library of America, contains incredible resources, including over 33 million images, texts, videos and sounds from across the United States. The portal provides innovative ways to search and scan through the collection by timeline, map, format, or topic.

I like turtles, kids like turtles, why not teach simple coding with one? 

Thursday, September 12, 2019


Now that Flash is no longer supported in Smart; Its time to update your Flash-based lessons. Navigate to the Smart Exchange where you can sort out lessons by grade and subject. 

Picture puzzles
Shapegrams are pictures that are designed to be recreated using shapes, lines, and colors. Replicating the pictures helps develop and practice visual observation, spacial awareness, logical reasoning, and critical thinking.