Resources

Lesson Example: Reflecting With Seesaw

This resource from Common Sense Media provides an example of a lesson that will help students build skills when commenting on other students' work....

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube, like Little Book Owl who has thousands...

Google Docs: Adding Comments & Assigning Tasks

If you have not utilized the commenting feature in Google Docs yet, it is time to start exploring! This valuable tool allows students to share work...

The Social Studies Classroom with iCivics

Ever wonder what it would be like to run a Presidential Campaign? What better way to learn about the Electoral College than by trying to win states!...

Add A Pin to Historypin

Historypin, the user-generated archive of historical photos, videos, and audio recordings, is an excellent tool to connect students to historical...

Create a Collection in Historypin

Historypin, the user-generated archive of historical photos, videos, and audio recordings, is an excellent tool to connect students to historical...

Digital Literacy Curriculum: Google CS

Digital skills and digital citizenship are going to be very important for our students' futures. It can be challenging to find time to both create...

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...

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...

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...

What are HyperDocs?

Maybe you've heard of HyperDocs or maybe you're just looking for a way to amp up the use of Google Documents in your classroom, but aren't quite sure...

Storyboard That: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to Storyboard That, an easy-to-use web application to create dynamic storyboards, you can save time planning and designing digital...

Lesson Example: Soft Landing

Getting tired of the old egg drop experiment? This lesson plan from The Teaching Channel puts a new spin on an old favorite. Everything you need to...

The Power of Google Add-ons

If you really want to get the most out of the Google Education Suite, you need to explore the catalogue of numerous Add-ons that Google has...

Skype: How Do I Do It?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

The Power of Effective Questioning

This video will outline some of the reasons effective questioning is so important. We use questions as a way to build trust in relationships, gather...

Google Forms for the P.E. Classroom

Teaching any subject involves a lot of record keeping. In the physical education class, sometimes it becomes even more tedious. Have you considered...

Introducing Coding With Scratch Jr.

FOR REVIEWKids don't have to be destined for a life of computer programing to enjoy coding. Every student should have a chance to explore coding for...