Resources

itsLearning: Using Apps & LTI

If you are an itsLearning user and you are not taking advantage of 3rd party apps, it might not be your fault. Many IT administrators don't know what...

Orange Slice: Easy Grading in Google Classroom

From the Orange Slice website:"Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase your grading productivity and it professionally presents a scored...

Google Docs: Adding Comments & Assigning Tasks

If you have not utilized the commenting feature in Google Docs yet, it is time to start exploring! This valuable tool allows students to share work...

Social Bookmarking With Students

Knowing how to research effectively, filter results, evaluate, curate, and organize internet resources is a valuable skill for students to learn and...

Class Dojo Student-led Portfolios

Class Dojo has launched some great new features that allow parents and students to share the classroom experience. If you are already a Dojo user...

Google Forms for the P.E. Classroom

Teaching any subject involves a lot of record keeping. In the physical education class, sometimes it becomes even more tedious. Have you considered...

Formative Assessment: Dos and Do Nots Comparison Chart

This comparison chart, excerpted from NCTE's "Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction," is a helpful guide for teachers as they plan...

Pear Deck for Google Slides Add-On

If you love Google Slides, then you are going to really dig the Pear Deck add-on now available for Google Slides users!  Using this add-on, teachers...

The Best Authors for Teachers to Follow on Social Media

Many authors are very active on social media, and some will often engage in conversation with K-12 classrooms via these platforms.  What better...

Making Time for Your PLN

Whatever medium and outlet your personal learning network (PLN) takes, you have to set aside time to keep it going.  In this blog post from...

Teaching Music With "Rock Our World"

One of the most interesting things about music is the amount of richness that comes from its variety and the cultures behind it. This is a great...

Pyxis Launch Guide

GET READY TO LAUNCH!If you are an administrator that is getting ready to release PyxisEdu to your staff this is a guide that provides some tips and...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Finding Volume

This video is a great resource to show your students. The Minecraft character walks the students through the basic concepts regarding the measurement...

Animoto: Creating Your First Video

Need an easy way for your or your students to make videos? Better yet, do you need a great alternative to traditional presentations and assessments?...

Sugata Mitra: The Child-driven Education

"If children have interest, then education happens" - Arthur C. ClarkeThis TED Talk from Sugata Mitra is a fascinating look at what children can do...

Classroom Management in the Digital Age

Part of being an effective teacher and creating a safe, positive classroom requires strong classroom management strategies.  Add access to...

VoiceThread: Success for All Students

Need ideas on how to use VoiceThread with your students? This downloadable PDF article from Technology for Teaching and Learning has some great...

Flipped Classroom: Student Perspective

The flipped classroom isn't a new concept. There have been numerous books, blogs, and examples of flipped learning in action for several years now....