Resources

Explain Everything for the Chromebook

Explain Everything is a popular app for iOS and Android devices.  Now, this powerful creation tool is available to Chromebook users as well!...

What the Heck Is a Tubric?

This is a must have for PBL lesson design and inquiry, but every teacher can use it. The video will explain how to use it to generate driving...

VoiceThread for Assessment

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

Mathseeds Teacher Console

This short video tutorial will help get you familiarized with the Mathseeds teacher console.  Mathseeds teaches kids aged 3-9 the core math and...

Padlet: 30 Ways to Use it in the Classroom

Have you heard of Padlet, but aren't quite sure how to integrate this collaborative technology tool into your classroom?  Look no further than a...

Lesson Example: Teaching the Arts

EDSITEment is a website dedicated to the teaching of Humanities. It's also a wealth of knowledge and resources for any teacher. This resource links...

10 Ways to Use Technology in ESL Instrcution

Providing effective instruction for ALL of your students can be a challenge, but technology tools can be instrumental in reaching the students who...

Formative Assessment: Using Plickers in the Classroom

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

MobyMax Reading Stories

In MobyMax’s Reading Stories module, students read fun, original stories with paired informational texts and then answer Common Core-aligned...

Students As Makers & Doers

This link, from the National Writing Project, outlines the importance of authenticity when creating opportunities for students to produce. Make sure...

Google Cardboard: Virtual Reality Basics

Google has made virtual reality an option in the classroom by creating a VR device that is super cheap. Even if it's cheap, it will be ineffective if...

Why Should My Class Minecraft?

Technology can be the gateway a teacher and their students need to walk into the world of student-centered learning. Minecraft is one of those tools....

Strategies for Asking Better Questions

This video, by Thoughtful Learning, will show you some examples of question techniques to get the process of inquiry started. Have you tried any of...

Khan Academy: Make Coach Recommendations

Khan Academy isn't just for teaching Math anymore. You can now find lots of resources for almost every subject. Most importantly, as a teacher, you...

Interland - Play Your Way to Digital Citizenship

From Google's website:"Interland is an adventure-packed online game that makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and...

Dan Meyer's Three-Act Math Tasks

Math students often ask, "When am I ever going to use this in real life?"  Sometimes helping our learners find world application to the content...

10 Great Ways to Use Popplet in Kindergarten

Popplet is a mind mapping tool perfect for helping students visually represent their thinking, learning, and connections they make when exploring new...

HyperDoc Examples, Samples, and SAMR Alignment

While using HyperDocs in the classroom can be engaging, interactive, and collaborative, creating one from scratch can be daunting and time consuming....

Using Khan Academy in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Khan Academy, but we recommend taking a closer look at this flexible, powerful, FREE resource. Khan isn't just for...