January 29th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Homemade Apple Pies

Homemade Apple Pies In this activity, students learn about the life of an apple, from seed to tree to consumer. You may take the lesson further by having students work together to make apple pies. Students also learn about jobs at the apple orchard and bakery. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.E.3a, CDOS.E.3a.BS.1.A, CDOS.E.3a.TS.2.A.SW, and more! […]

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February 2nd, 2014

Recommended Math Resources

This week, our Featured Content will help you illustrate higher-level math concepts for students.

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January 28th, 2014

Creative Resources For Art Lessons

Here are three great art resources from our Featured Content that will unleash your creative energy – and that of your students.

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January 23rd, 2014

Boot Up The Technology

This week’s Featured Content is close to our hearts here at NYLearns. We’ve hand-picked three great resources to help you introduce your students to technology concepts that we feel are intrinsic to a deeper understanding of their lives in the 21st century.

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December 9th, 2013

Focus on the Common Core

Whether you’re a first-year teacher or a master educator, this week our Featured Content will provide you with some resources you can use right away in your Common Core planning.

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November 29th, 2013

Making Math Meaningful

We’ve chosen some Featured Content to help make math fun – and delicious – in your classroom.

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October 5th, 2013

Great Earth Science Ideas

We asked NYLearns team member Lindsey to find us some new and interesting Earth Science resources in our Featured Content – and there’s not a single baking soda volcano in the bunch.

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September 19th, 2013

First Year of Teaching Survival Skills – Establishing Guidelines and Structures

Megan Scherer, Ed.M., PLS 3rd Learning Director of Course Development Starting your first year of teaching can be one of the most exciting and overwhelming points of your career. Designing your first lesson plans, sending out welcome letters to students and meeting new colleagues are the first steps to a year of success. However, establishing […]

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September 16th, 2013

Climate, Weather And The Classroom

With the change of season almost upon us, it’s the perfect time to use this week’s Featured Content. NYLearns team member Ashley Way has chosen three great resources for your science lessons on climate and weather.

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September 5th, 2013

10 Tips for Beginning the New School Year

by Amanda Winkelsas, Ph.D., PLS 3rd Learning Curriculum and Instructional Specialist Whether you’re a first-year rookie or a 30-year classroom veteran, those first few weeks back after summer break are a whirlwind of paperwork, schedules, and brand new student faces. The NYLearns team and I have put together ten helpful hints to get your school […]

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