Resources

SAMR Scenarios: Can You Identify the Level?

Think you've got a handle on the SAMR concepts?  Test out your skills with some scenarios that are posted on this site from Franklin Township...

Canvas Tutorial: Create an Assignment with a Google Document

FOR REVIEWIf you're a Canvas user but still love the collaborative power of Google Documents, you can combine both of these technology tools to...

Grading Work in EdPuzzle

You have created an EdPuzzle and sent it out to your students for an awesome learning experience, but how do you grade it? EdPuzzle makes it super...

Skype in the Classroom Resources

Microsoft has built an excellent place for teachers to share resources. The Microsoft Educator Community is a rich site for lessons and tools. Even...

Google Custom Search Engine

Have you ever wanted your students to search for resources, and they end up on sites that are distracting or irrelevant? Wouldn't it be great if you...

20 Ways to Use Today's Meet in Schools

Have you ever wondered what students are really thinking about during your lessons?  Do you have students who rarely ever participate in class...

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Creating a Makerspace

The concept of allowing students to be explorers and producers in the learning process is at the heart of the "maker movement." Unfortunately, many...

Creating A Teacher Website with Wix

In the modern world, having a web presence is becoming more and more important. Fortunately, creating a website is becoming a task that doesn't...

Non-Negotiable Elements of Project-Based Learning

The term "Project-Based Learning" can be used to describe various levels of implementation in schools today.  But how can teachers know if they...

Standards-Based Grading Overview

This video, from Active Grade (Now Haiku Learning), outlines the basic concepts for standards-based grading and how it can give students clearer...

How to Use Blendspace: The Basics

Blendspace is a quick and easy way to curate resources for sharing with students or flipping your classroom.  It can also be a powerful tool for...

Cheating with Technology

Cheating on an exam or assignment has been around forever.  What is new on the scene are all the connected technology tools that students can...

Google Slides: Small Group Collaboration

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster collaboration using the Google...

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...

3 Simple and Fun Ways to Get Students to Think Deeper and Inquire More

Getting students to think critically and deeply about a topic can be challenging.  Sometimes it's just easier to provide them the exact steps to...

Teachable Moments With Nearpod

Having students make connections with new learning is one of the most important parts of being a teacher, but how do you know if your examples and...

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....

Introduction to the TPACK model

The TPACK model for technology integration is a framework that identifies the knowledge teachers need to teach effectively with technology....