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Teaching Hard History: American Slavery for Grades 6-12

Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...

Teaching Hard History: Professional Development

Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...

Teaching Hard History: American Slavery for Grades K-5

Most students leave high school without an adequate understanding of the role slavery played in the development of the United States—or how its...

EL Program Evaluation Toolkit 2022

The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE) English Learner Program Evaluation Toolkit is designed to support local education agencies (LEAs) as...

Special Education Quickstart Guide

This guide from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) serves to streamline the onboarding of new staff members who will work with students with...

Special Education Toolkit

The Indiana Department of Education’s (IDOE’s) Special Education Program Evaluation Toolkit is designed to support local educational agencies...

Chromebook Accessibility: Select-to-Speak

Chromebooks include two text-to-speech options. The ChromeVox screen reader is great for visual impairments, while the Select-to-Speak option helps...

Cornell Notes: An Introduction and Templates

"Cornell Notes" refers to a popular note-taking system created by Walter Pauk, an education professor at Cornell University. Cornell Notes can be...

What is Indiana PRIME?

Are you new to teaching Indiana's PRIME Math course? Would you like to learn more information about the students PRIME reaches? This one-pager can be...

Emergent Literacy and the Brain, Purposeful Play for Literacy

Learning to read is not a natural biological task, but one that must be taught to students. Significant changes must occur in the brain to facilitate...

Celebrate Historical Figures

If you're looking for ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day or other historical figures, Google Applied Digital Skills has curated a...

Black History Month Teaching Resources

If you're looking for engaging, relevant resources for Black History Month, this Wakelet collection resource has what you need. With read-a-loud...

National Today: Global School Play Day History & Activities

Learn 5 interesting facts about playtime, FAQs, and find activity ideas for Global School Play Day.

Global School Play Day

Visit the Global School Play Day website. Global School Play Day is for public schools, private schools, and homeschool families! Let's...

National Institute of Play

Play is central to healthy lives. Today, a diverse body of play research has shown that play is central to leading healthy, productive human...

The Serious Business of Play

This resource, from the American Psychological Association, offers recommendations to soothe anxiety and foster healthy child development in all...

5 Proven Benefits of Play

This resource explores five proven benefits to support play in schools at home.

The Cognitive Benefits of Play: Effects on the Learning Brain

Learn how playful behavior appears to have positive effects on the brain and on a child’s ability to learn.

Why Play is Important

This resource explores why play is important, the difference between structured and unstructured play, and play at the different developmental levels.

Parents' Guide to Structured Vs. Unstructured Play

Through play, children can develop important life skills that help prepare them for experiences later in life. There are two types of play:...