Mr. B’s Room

Mr. B’s Room

Mr. B’s Room is a place where you can find resources from ISEA members, NEA experts, state and national advocates and others to support learning at home. These are reviewed by the team at the ISEA Academy before posting. If you have a good resource you’d like to share email Teaching and Learning Specialist Cindy Swanson.

Resources from education advocates (members only – account creation and login required)
Louisiana Association of Educators
Nebraska Education Association
Delaware Education Association
New Jersey Education Association
Education Minnesota
Iowa Department of Education

Successful online instruction

NEA webinar series
SKILL modeling
Mastering online discussion boards
Discussion prompts
Course postings
Online lesson planning
Think aloud checklist
Google Classroom cheat sheet
Collaborating in a crisis
Collaborating in a crisis quick guide

Mental health

Dr. Mark Poeppe on Loss and Grief
Resources for youth, families and schools
Action for happiness
Grief and discomfort
What matters most during a pandemic (Truth for Teachers podcast)
Iowa Telehealth providers
No cost virtual counseling through IDPH

Self care video from ISEA members and others

Take Time Tuesdays
Introduction to mindfulness
T.I.M.E. to Balance
T.I.M.E. Outside
T.I.M.E. Our new now
T.I.M.E. to Look
Water & Sleep
Food and Habits
Physiological, Safety & Belonging
Gratitude, Grace & Humor
Teacher Grief Relief

School and content area resources

Wide Open Schools
United States Census Statistics in Schools
Arts: Dance, Arts Integration, Music, Theater, Visual Arts
Computer Science
English Language Arts
History – Social Science
World Language
English Learner Resources
Reading Resources for Kids