Resources

Facing History: Lesson Examples

This resource is a website that contains a lot of great media, activities, and lesson plans for History, Civics, and English. Once you are in the...

Screencastify: A Teacher Demonstration

Teacher Jamie G. highlights the Chrome web extension Screencastify and how she uses it in her classroom. This screencasting tool is a quick and easy...

Flipping the Classroom with Pedagogy, not just Tech

FOR REVIEW The "I Do, We Do, You Do" model has been used for direct instruction and to model skills by many teachers for quite some time. While...

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Sound Trap Video Tutorials

If you've been looking for a student-friendly audio creation and recording tool that works on all devices, Sound Trap is your answer!  This...

2 Ways to Give Feedback in Google Docs

Feedback is one of the most effective tools that a teacher can use to increase student learning. Giving feedback comes in many forms but it isn't...

Google Slides: 5 Features You Should Know

Google Slides is a powerful tool that can be used in a multitude of ways.  While there are numerous useful features available, let's just focus...

Google SketchUp in the Classroom

Google SketchUp it isn't just for Math or Engineering. Want some real examples of using SketchUp in the classroom? This resource visits the...

Think-Pair-Share: Fun Alternatives

An important part of learning is not just sharing what you know with someone else, but being able to talk about how you arrived at a certain...

Storyboard That Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One creative online application...

Lesson Example: Super Digital Citizen

For ReviewThis resource from Common Sense Education travels into the classroom of a fifth grade teacher teaching his students about being a good...

SAMR + Bloom's = Powerful Integration

Put the tech integration alongside the curriculum model and you get one dynamic duo!  As you read this post from SAMR creator, Dr. Ruben...

VoiceThread for Assessment

Alternative assessment can sometimes be daunting because it really means looking at different ways of grading, and more importantly, exploring the...

Microsoft Office Mix Science Experiements

The University of Colorado Boulder has created scientific simulations on their PhET Simulations website. This resource is great for all ages, but...

iPad: Instruction with Rotating Centers

This video takes a quick look at how iPads can be used to make learning more personal for each student. Using centers to allow students time to...

3 Simple and Fun Ways to Get Students to Think Deeper and Inquire More

Getting students to think critically and deeply about a topic can be challenging.  Sometimes it's just easier to provide them the exact steps to...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Elementary Example

This elementary student connects learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube. Innovative students connect...

Grit: Angela Duckworth

Is grit something you can teach kids? Angela Duckworth think so! In this video she talks about grit and why it's important for our children to have....

Teaching Math With Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. However, because it is free and easy to use, many Math teachers...