Resources

Clean Up Your Google Drive

It is the end of the school year, and if you have been using G Suite your Drive is probably starting to look like a mess. Watch this short video to...

#FiveStarR1: Participate in a Twitter Chat

Welcome to the #FiveStarR1 Twitter Chat!  We are excited for all of the ideas, strategies, stories, and questions that will be shared by educators...

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...

Lesson Example: Alternative Energy

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Khan Academy: Make Coach Recommendations

Khan Academy isn't just for teaching Math anymore. You can now find lots of resources for almost every subject. Most importantly, as a teacher, you...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 1)

Note: This video is Part 1 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 2 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...

Ken Robinson: The Art of Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson speaks to the importance of a liberal education and how technology can help enhance a teachers ability to perfect their art.

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

"The idea of teaching creativity in an environment that requires assessment, evaluation, and grading seems unlikely, if not impossible."  This...

Google Chrome - Installing Extensions

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to install extensions...

Khan Academy: Create Classes With Google Classroom

Did you know you can use your Google Classroom to create new classes in Khan Academy? If you are just getting started with Khan you can import the...

Google Sheets: Add Drop Down Menus!

Google Sheets is one of the most undervalued Google products. Many people don't get spreadsheets, and often shy away from using them on a regular...

Manipulatives in the Primary Classroom

We will warn you, this article is a little dense, but it is well worth the read if you teach math. In this article, Jenni Back from NRICH: Enriching...

Graph of the Week

Graph of the Week is a website created by teacher Kelly Turner. It's mission is compiling activities for math class that would encourage critical...

Expanding Classroom Discussions with TodaysMeet

If you've ever led a fishbowl activity, Socratic Seminar, or a simple classroom discussion and just a few voices dominate, than TodaysMeet is...

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...

Canva: How to Create an Infographic

A great tool to use for teachers and students is Canva. In this video, Kimberly Ann Jimenez , outlines some basic uses for Canva when creating...

Technology Rich Lessons: ShareMyLesson

This video will tell you all about Share My Lessons site, created by the American Federation of Teachers and the Creative Commons. It is a gold mine...

Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox

It is the end of the school year, and your Gmail inbox might be looking like a mess. Watch this short video to learn about a few steps that could...

Rotating Objects in Google SketchUp

This tutorial from MasterSketchUp.com explores different ways to rotate objects within a SketchUp design. It sounds easy enough, but there are some...