Resources

Using Blendspace in the Classroom

In this resource, Mrs. Karpiuk from Carmel Middle School, gives us her thoughts on using Blendspace effectively in the classroom. Her blog post...

Classroom Video: Socratic Seminar

Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom. This video gives a...

Are Learning Styles Invalid?

In recent years, the idea of Learning Styles has been challenged and confused with Multiple Intelligences.  This body of research identifies...

Digital Oversharing: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

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...

9th Grade Algebra 1 with Tech

This video from, The Ohio Department of Education, highlights an Algebra 1 teacher who is using technology to help organize his classroom into a...

Science in Plain English

In this resource, Mrs. Kolbert’s science class has been given an opportunity to look at science in a different way. She has asked students to...

Teaching 3rd Grade ELA with Tech

Technology marries well with the concepts and methods of Project Based Learning. This video from the Ohio Department of Education showcases a 3rd...

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...

Growing an Audience on YouTube

Building a community on YouTube is strategic. Learn from certified YouTubers how they build subscribers and create a following of viewers. When...

Diigo: How to Organize an Outline

In this short video tutorial, Vicki Davis, the creator and author of the blog Cool Cat Teacher, demonstrates how to use Diigo Outliners to...

Right Data, Rich Picture, Best Solutions

In order to get a true picture of what is happening in the classroom and craft the right solution, Josh Parker, 2012 Maryland State Teacher of the...

Lesson Planning With Google Expeditions VR

We aren't sure if virtual reality is the future of education, but we are sure that it can be a valuable learning opportunity. Learning is most often...

Lesson Example: Teaching ELA

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...

DoK Game Show

Depth of Knowledge (DoK) can be tricky to understand and explain, especially to parents or stakeholders, without an education background.  This blog...

What is VoiceThreading?

Our communication is becoming more and more convenient and more and more rooted in technology.  VoiceThread is a digital tool that teachers and...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Bytes, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Using Makey Makey in the Classroom

Produce, produce, produce! When students produce original work, they make deeper connections and think more deeply. This video will introduce you to...

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

As Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken the joy in creative expression and knowledge."  With more emphasis...