Resources

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...

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...

Standing Atop a Glacier With Skype

In this resource the Skype Team describes a lesson where students get to explore a glacier up close. Their guide, Pall A. Davidsson, the founder of...

Quizlet Live!

Quizlet is a great resource for you and your students to create and utilize enhanced flashcard study sets with classroom mobile devices. It also...

Critical Thinking Math Lessons

Getting students to Think Critically does not have to be boring anymore! This website, by Robert Kaplinsky, features a collection of real-world and...

iPad: Apps for Math

Need some great apps for math? This video reviews some of the best apps for the iPad when it comes to teaching math. In the video, the host reviews...

Canvas: Quiz Creation- Settings

The following resource is from the Canvas Video Guides for Instructors.  It is a detailed explanation of how to create and managing the settings in...

What is Blended Learning?

Many teachers and administrators use the term "blended Learning," but they don't always seem to think it means the same thing.   Are you wondering...

Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay

So often students view writing as a form of punishment; getting them to write an essay can be like pulling teeth.  However writing skills,...

Carol Dweck: Praise and Growth Mindsets

The idea of a Growth Mindset was proposed by Carol Dweck and she continues to champion that in many fields today. As teachers, we love to celebrate...

Lesson Example: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Every teacher wants and needs lesson ideas. This website, from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, is a great place to find lesson plans and resources for...

Geoboard Basics

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

Grades 3-5 Collaboration Rubric (CCSS Aligned)

This rubric, from the Buck Institute,  helps teachers guide students in grades 3-5 in being effective collaborators in a project.  It can...

Symbaloo: How to Share a Webmix

Symbaloo is a visual, social bookmarking tool that makes it simple to organize and access frequently-visited websites.  One awesome aspect...

A Challenge to Learning Styles Theory

This Tedx presentation from Tesia Marshik focuses on debunking the myth of learning styles, citing her research findings in the field of educational...

Google Slides: Memory Books

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster student reflection and metacognition...

Challenge Your Thinking

Whether we like it or not, it is very hard to overcome our own bias when we are trying to make important decisions. We are all human, and we all have...