Tuesday, October 15, 2019

October 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Hello educators! 
Our October 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF. You can find it at: 

This month's issue includes the following:
Recommended health/medical resources on Infotopia
Some of our favorite technology/library blogs for teachers and librarians
Pet resources from Kidtopia
A great new app for traveling  (https://citymapper.com)
All about the photos on Infotopia
Please feel free to share our newsletters with your colleagues.  
Also, just email us if you have a topic you'd like us to research.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

September 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

     Our September 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter is now online as a PDF.
This month's issue includes the following:
  • Resources for geography and travel, including map comparisons, panoramas of various locations, how to compare and contrast country demographics, and great travel/geography photos.
  • How to easily find great public domain or fair use images for blogs, presentations or websites.
  • Resources for using international newspapers for history, geography, English, foreign language classes, and civics.
  • How to easily find information on our websites, and grade recommendations for each.
For those of you going back to school, have a great year!  (I still miss that wonderful first day of school as a teacher and librarian!)

Thursday, June 6, 2019

June, July and August 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Our newest 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia newsletter for June, July, and August is now online at: 
This newsletter includes the following:
·      Interesting Websites for Teachers, which includes:
o   The Digital Public Library of America
o   Three great Periodic Table Websites
o   A Battleship Game using the Periodic Table
o   Teaching Ideas in Art, History, Language, Math, Science, and PreSchool
o   An online Speech Bank
o   Khan Academy
·      Flags and Countries of the World resources
·      How to practice math skills for elementary students
·      Ten ways to use Google Earth in Your Classroom
·      NASA’s free Image and Video Library

As always, all of our newsletters can be found at:           

See you in September! 

Thursday, May 16, 2019

May 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

Our May 2019 Newsletter is online with the following recommended resources:
  • More recommendations from the American Association of School Librarians’ Best Websites for Teaching and Learning for 2018
  • 60 Ideas for Using Google MyMaps
  • Ideas to get your elementary students interested in drawing or painting and creating their own comics
  • PowerSearching with Google
  • Hot Topics for 2020

Sunday, March 31, 2019

April 2019 Infotopia/Kidtopia Newsletter

This month's issue includes the following:

  • The website,We Are Teachers says they have a mission to inspire teachers and help them succeed by sharing practical classroom ideas, the best freebies, and teacher-to-teacher advice and humor.  https://www.weareteachers.com/
  • Need cash?  Check out an interesting article from We Are Teachers to discover 50 ways to earn cash after school or during the summer.