Best resources for teachers to help combat cyberbullying

Ashley BellomyTeacher Resources

cyberbullying page

With the increase in students’ use of social media and smartphones, cyberbullying is unfortunately also on the rise. As a teacher, it can be hard to know exactly where to start, since most of the conflict between students happens outside of the walls of your classroom. We’ve compiled some of the best resources on the web to help you better … Read More

Helping teachers find great English/Language Arts websites

Ashley BellomyTeacher Resources

Looking for the best English/Language Arts websites for your teachers and students? At Twine, we understand that your teachers’ time is one of your school’s most valuable resources and we are here to help. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Best ELA Websites for Teachers. In this list, you’ll find the best free resources on the web for … Read More

Helping teachers find great social studies websites

Gary FalconTeacher Resources

Looking for the best social studies websites for your teachers and students? At Twine, we understand that your teachers’ time is one of your school’s most valuable resources and we are here to help. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Best Social Studies Websites for Teachers. In this list, you’ll find the best free resources on the web … Read More

Helping teachers find great science websites

Gary FalconTeacher Resources

Looking for the best science websites for your teachers and students? At Twine, we understand that your teachers’ time is one of your school’s most valuable resources and we are here to help. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Best Science Websites for Teachers. In this list, you’ll find the best free resources on the web for science … Read More

Helping teachers find great math websites

Gary FalconTeacher Resources

Looking for the best math websites for your teachers and students? At Twine, we understand that your teachers’ time is one of your school’s most valuable resources and we are here to help. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the Best Math Websites for Teachers. In this list, you’ll find the best free resources on the web for math … Read More

Social-Emotional Learning basics for your school

Gary FalconSchool Management, Teacher Resources

The idea that social and emotional learning is a crucial part of education isn’t a new one. SEL has been an integral part of curriculum in lower elementary grades for decades, but typically loses classtime in favor of academic instruction as students get older. Looking for a primer on what SEL is? Look no further. SEL consists of five main … Read More

Check out these five resources for arts and humanities curriculum development

Gary FalconTeacher Resources

In recent years STEM has evolved into STEAM, incorporating arts into STEM activities. There are lots of places to look for inspiration as you are trying to start planning your courses and lessons for your non-STEM courses. Although our new school planning guide has some great options for curriculum development, there’s always room for more resources when it comes to thinking about … Read More

Gamify your classroom with these 5 tips

Gary FalconSchool Management, Teacher Resources

One of the educational buzzwords making its rounds over the last several years is “gamification” of learning. In short, gamification helps motivate students making curriculum and learning more like the video games that attract the attention of our students. Gamification typically entails some kind of task-based challenges with awards or recognition at the end to entice students to participate. Liz … Read More

Get your STEM curriculum planning underway with these resources

Gary FalconTeacher Resources

As you’ve started thinking about your new school, you’ve probably put some time into curriculum planning and what types of courses you’d like your school to offer. Although our new school planning guide has some great options for curriculum development, there’s always room for more resources when it comes to thinking about the most important component of your new school. In today’s … Read More

Using flexible seating to make your classrooms student-centered

Gary FalconSchool Management, Teacher Resources

The idea of flexible seating—allowing students to sit wherever they want around the room in various types of seats from exercise balls to milk crates, to bean bag chairs — has gained some traction over the last several years. The idea is that students, especially young students, need a chance to move, fidget, and sit in different ways throughout the … Read More