Resources

Shadow Puppet EDU Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very...

Blendspace: The Student Perspective

Learning new digital tools and techniques is fun, but sometimes we forget to think about what it looks like to our students. This video will show you...

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...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

From the TED website:In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools'...

Google Draw: How to Create a Vector Icon

Creating icons can really come in handy as a teacher. This video will take you through a step by step process that will allow you to create a vector...

John Kotter: The Heart of Change

Have you ever had a great idea, but other just didn't seem to be interested? Trying to get a group of people move into action can be difficult. This...

Teaching Up

What is the "Teaching Up" model, and how can it be applied to your professional situation?  Tomlinson and Javius have identified 7 principles that...

Dealing With Online Bullies

It can be scary letting students loose on YouTube.  With the uptick in cyber bullying, it is incredibly important help our students become...

iPad Apps for Student Reflection

Are you using iPads in your classroom? If so, you probably know what an awesome tool it can be for producing student work. But, are you leveraging...

10 Great Classroom Ideas with Google

This blog post from Matt MIller, author of Ditch That Textbook, pulls together some of the best short webinars from Google Education's on Air...

Listen & Learn With the Dallas Symphony

This website, from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, is a repository of videos and audio clips for teaching students about culture and music.  Each...

Tips for Creating a Successful Digital Classroom

The folds from Common Sense Education have created a video that gives some great tips for creating a successful digital environment. You don't have...

Seesaw: Adding Labels to Photos

Seesaw's addition of their web application has expanded the ways in which it can be used greatly. The drawing feature on their website now allows...

My Simple Show Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use online...

Power Up Your Parent Communication

Parents are a great asset in many ways, but communication with parents can be overwhelming and time consuming. Are you being proactive or reactive to...

Ideas for Technology in the English Classroom

Here's a quick video to get some ideas flowing about how you might use technology in the English classroom. We are including the links to some of the...

Prior Knowledge Makes It Personal

Connecting is really about students understanding what they already know and gaining new knowledge. Do your lessons work hard at helping students to...

Puppet Pals Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very...