A Few Things You Should Know About Common Core Standards

Previously, every state has worked from its own set of academic standards, meaning public education students in each state are learning to different levels. The Common Core standards have been designed so that all students are prepared to compete with not only their American peers in the next state, but also with students globally. Change is not easy and many teachers are lamenting yet another shift in the standards movement. But in many ways the Common Core State Standards are perfect for the 21st Century educator.

Free eBook of the Month: Reading Readiness Essentials, Language Games and Centers

eBooks for elementary school, middle school, high school students and teachers! Each month we feature an eBook from our collection of 10,000+ education titles for students and teachers to download and use to enhance their classroom curriculum. Why do we recommend eBooks? eBooks are less costly than traditional books eBooks are available instantly. eBooks take [...]

Classroom Blogs Can Be Helpful Teaching Tools

If you have not begun using Weblogs as part of your classroom resources, you might be missing out!  Blogging can be a wonderful teaching tool and using this platform is becoming more common in classrooms. Teachers use blogs for many reasons;  but the reason that stands out is  it encourages and motivates learning in a [...]

Lesson Plan Round Up: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated next week (March 17) but how much do we really know about the origins of St. Patty’s Day? Here are some quick facts about St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Americans from History.com: There are 36.9 million U.S. residents with Irish roots. This number is more than eight times the population [...]

Free eBook of the Month: Brainteasers for Grades 2-3 & Grades 4-5

Each month, we feature an eBook from our huge collection and encourage teachers to try it for free! Ebooks are easy and effective tools to help teachers and administrators plan their lessons and enhance their curriculum! Our catalog of eBooks has over 10,000 electronic textbook titles to download for elementary school, middle school, and high [...]

Guide to Black History Month Lesson Plans & Teacher Resources

February is Black History Month; Is Your Classroom Ready? Black History Month is celebrated in schools and libraries around the country each February and it is a chance for us to reflect on the important people and contributions associated with African Amercican History. The tradition began in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson who chose [...]

Free eBook for Martin Luther King Jr Day & Black History Month Lesson Plans

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks to be used in the classroom. This is a chance for you [...]

Free eBook of the Month: From the First Day of School…December

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks. This is a chance for you to try one our eBooks for [...]

Free Ebook of the Month is “Creative Kids: Simple Science Fun”

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks to be used in the classroom.  This is a chance for you [...]

Teach Students Respect & Good Manners With Our Free eBook of the Month

We have heard from numerous sources that September is Good Manners Month; and we agree that good manners in the classroom are extremely important! So important in fact, we are giving away a free download of our featured eBook of the month and winner of The Learning Magazine 2007 Teacher’s Choices Award: Respect Matters. Respect [...]