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Teach Indy Educators Conference: Welcome and Panel Discussion

The Teach Indy Educators Conference, a virtual two-day event created for teachers, by teachers, is designed to develop teachers’ knowledge in...

Revealing the Reading Brain

Michelle Elia believes that teachers are neurosurgeons, and after viewing this on-demand workshop, you will, too! Dive into this overview of the...

Wonderopolis: A Tutorial

What do your students wonder about? How do you help them dive into their natural curiosity? Sometimes setting students free to explore the internet...

Language Comprehension: Why Morphology Matters

Morphological awareness refers to the ability to manipulate morphemes and utilize word formation rules. This workshop with Chenell Loudermill, PhD,...

Reading Progress in Teams by Microsoft

Helping struggling readers is paramount to student success. In this resource from Holly Clark of Infused Classroom, learn more about Microsoft's free...

Visuwords

Visuwords is a visual dictionary and thesaurus that allows users to see a concept map of connecting words and definitions. Use this tool to find...

Wordtune

Wordtune is a free, AI-powered writing companion that suggests ways to make your writing clear, concise, and compelling. Add the extension to...

Math is Fun: Visual Dictionary

Bring clarity to math concepts with this visual math dictionary. Search key terms to find easy-to-understand definitions complete with illustrations...

Beep: Voice Notes for Google and Beyond

Are you looking for a free tool that will allow you to create voice notes? You need Beep! Beep, formerly known as Voice Notes for Docs, is a website...

Leave Audio Feedback with mote

mote is a Chrome extension that allows you to easily add voice comments and feedback to Docs, Slides, Classroom, and more. With optional...

Word Recognition: Phoneme/Grapheme Knowledge and Orthographic Mapping Part II

The decoding strand of the reading rope addresses how readers recognize words. The alphabetic principle states letters and letter patterns...

Teach Indy Educators Conference: Teacher of the Year Awards

The Teach Indy Educators Conference, a virtual two-day event created for teachers, by teachers, is designed to develop teachers’ knowledge in...

EL Strategies: Visual & Multimedia Tools: On-Demand Workshop

This workshop is a part of our English Learner workshop series. Please contact sales@fivestartech.com if you are interested in the full...

Google Classroom: Video Series

Google Classroom is a free learning management system in the Google Workspace for Education platform. And while it may be free, it is robust and has...

Everything You Wanted to Know about Sketchnoting

Sketchnoting is a creative and graphic process used to record thoughts with the use of illustrations, symbols, structures, and texts. Whether you're...

Sketchnoting: Ideas to Use in Your Classroom

Sketchnoting, or visual note-taking allows learners to create customized notes by combining images, graphics, and structure. This article gives...

Flaticon

Icons are great tools to help make your content visual and easier to read and understand. Flaticon is an excellent source for free icons and...

And then i was like... A GIF-Creation Tool

GIFs, or graphics interchange format, are essentially moving image files. Leveraging GIFs in the classroom can be a great way to promote creativity,...

What are Visual Cues?

AFIRM, or Autism Focused Intervention Resources and Modules, an extension of the National Professional Development Center, has produced a family...

The Power of Visuals to Engage Your Audience

No matter where your classroom is, whether you are virtual, hybrid, or in a traditional classroom setting, visual cues are important for all...