Resources

Adobe Spark: Creating Posts

Need a way to spice up your Google Slides or your Twitter page? How about your Facebook banner? Adobe Spark Posts lets you make really professional...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  No need to create your own when Kathy Schrock, creator...

Code.org: Resources for the Hour of Code

Take a tour of the Code.org website and see some examples of how students will be interacting during the Hour of Code. If you have no previous...

Genius Hour: Start Here!

What better place to start thinking about Genius Hour than www.geniushour.com. On this site, Chris Kesler has compiled some excellent resources for...

Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

Get on Your GoSoapBox

No matter the lesson, having a clear picture of how all of your students are faring with the topic at-hand. GoSoapBox provides a web-based and...

EdPuzzle: Create an Assignment Part 2

This resource is how to make a lesson in EdPuzzle, Part 2. If you haven't seen Part 1... click here.Using video in the classroom has been around for...

PyxisEdu: Help Us Improve

Earn 5 Pyxis Points by reflecting on your learning!The Pyxis team wants to know how you feel about Pyxis, and we are always looking to make your...

Google Classroom: Posting Assignments

There are lots of ways to use the assignments features inside Google Classroom. It is one of the most flexible parts of Classroom. This video is...

Podcasts for Younger Students

Since podcasts are simply audio recordings that include storytelling, current events, and other informational presentations, they are perfect for...

Learning Through Reflection

This resource is a chapter from the book Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick which has been...

Using Google Apps for Assessment in P.E.

This blog post from iPhysEd.com, will give you some great ideas about how to use Google Apps for alternative types of assessment in P.E. by using...

Key Questions for UDL Lesson Planning

As you plan your lessons to differentiate and personalize for every student, asking a simple set of questions can help make sure your students are...

Geoboard Basics

This article published on the NRICH Mathematics website outlines the advantages of using geoboards for developing cognitive skills in students. This...

Google Slides as HyperDocs

If you love using Google Slides, but are looking for innovative uses of this powerful tool, look no further than this blog post by Lance Yoder,...

Scaffolding Student Reflections

It is obvious that we feel that reflection is important for students. This article from Edutopia will outline the importance of making sure students...

Research Summary: Model Comparison on Personalization

Identifying the differences between individualization, differentiation, and personalization can be tricky and subtle.  Often the terms are used...

Emily Bailin: The Power of Digital Storytelling

In this Ted Talk, Emily Bailin shares how powerful digital storytelling can be for students.  She discusses the way pictures, videos, and music...

Sharing Leads to Learning

A Case for SharingManners aside, sharing serves an important part in the learning process. Unfortunately, many times the classroom unintentionally...