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Some students will have been fortunate enough to spend some of their summer time at the ocean.   They and, perhaps more importantly, those children who were without this privilege, can explore these k-12 featured resources to stimulate classroom discussion about marine animals, aquatic ecosystems, and careers in science: Continue Reading »

Social media has become the latest technology to grab the attention of students and teachers. Many are using Facebook, Twitter and other programs to engage students and encourage the exchange of ideas and information.  In the July issue of eSchool News, Continue Reading »

This week, the Summer Explorer Series focuses on the content theme Globetrotting with PBS LearningMedia, allowing educators to offer students a window to the world.  For example, traveling to Egypt and seeing the Great Pyramid – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World – would be an  adventure for most everyone.  With this interactive lesson plan, students learn about the thinking of historians and their perspective on why the pyramids were built. Continue Reading »

Catherine teaches 6th grade English at M. Marcus Kiley Middle School in Springfield, MA.  She loves her job and adores the children. She tries to prepare them for life with an open minded, sociological, and democratic education.

As one of this year’s Pioneer Valley Teachers of Excellence Awards recipients, we asked her the following questions: Continue Reading »


Students today respond to educators who are savvy when it comes to technology.  Laura

The July 15th issue of eSchool News has an interesting article that lists 15 Open Educational Resources (OER) that are free to use under a special license. The article, by Laura Devaney, Managing Editor of the enewsletter, lists the features of each resource, an evaluation, and links so you can learn more about them. Read more

Paulette  is a reading and ESL teacher for grades K-6 at Conway Grammar School.  She works with a wonderful team of educators and has a supportive community.

As one of this year’s Pioneer Valley Teachers of Excellence Awards recipients, we asked her the following questions: Continue Reading »

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