February 2014: The Digital Transformation Valentine Edition: Sweet Resources for Educators!

Educators everywhere are getting to the heart of teaching by driving digital learning transformations in their classrooms and in their profession. This journey is often filled with the need for ideas and opportunities to see how other educators are designing and personalizing instruction for learners. This Valentine’s Day, we are excited to give educators a sweet set of curated resources and tools for transforming learning.

icurio is filled with tools curated especially with teachers in mind…

These include content from national teacher associations, education news sources, professional development, classroom resources, state and provincial educational resources, as well as many other helpful sites for educators.

Sweet Selections include:

  • Curriculum Development
  • Common Core
  • Classroom Environment
  • Project, Problem & Inquiry Based Learning

Finding Teacher Resources in icurio

What kinds of resources will you find in teacher tools? How can those resources help you fall in love with teaching again and again? Click on each Valentine below to see a resource example.

First-Year Teachers

You have survived the first half of the school year: SWEET! Check out this resource to help you finish the year strong!

To find similar resources, check out:

Teacher Tools > Classroom Environment > First-Year Teachers

Common Core

How can I help my elementary students meet the rigor and new literacy demands designed in the Common Core Standards? I need a sweet model.

To find similar resources, check out:

Teacher Tools > Common Core > Common Core Language Arts

Problem-Based Learning

I keep hearing from my colleagues how SWEET Problem-Based Learning is. I want to try it, but I am afraid it will not work, and I’ll lose valuable instruction time. I need lesson plans, models or videos so I can watch this strategy in action.

To find similar resources, check out:

Teacher Tools > Instructional Strategies > Project, Problem, and Inquiry Based Learning


Rubrics are a great way to capture performance task requirements for my students. It would be great to have a SWEET resource to help me create rubrics easily and quickly.

To find similar resources, check out:

Teacher Tools > Assessment > Forms of Assessment

Review the Basics in icurio

In case you are curious about how icurio works and would like a refresher, you can watch our video tutorial, Quickly Find Content and Activities to review the basics.

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