Resources

What is a Vlog?

This blog post gives the basic definition of a vlog and some quick tips to get started.  There are lots of great examples of students becoming...

Code.org: Resources for the Hour of Code

Take a tour of the Code.org website and see some examples of how students will be interacting during the Hour of Code. If you have no previous...

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...

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...

TEDed Lesson Example: Think

Watch, Think, Dig Deeper, Discuss...The TEDed website makes it really easy to create lessons that get kids thinking. This is an example lesson from...

Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

Note taking has been and will continue to be an essential part of student learning.  Interestingly, some research indicates that students...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

Differentiate in Google Classroom: Separate Assignments

One of the biggest struggles in Google Classroom has been handing out assignments to sub-groups of kids in your class. It just wasn't possible...

Celebrate the Process!

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...

TEDed Tutorial: Flipping Lessons

If you haven't ever watched a TED talk, we highly recommend that you check them out. The quality of ideas and creativity included in those talks are...

PBL: Start to Finish

In this video, Edutopia examines life at Manor New Technology High School. Their use of Project Based Learning is a vehicle for student choice...

Thinking in Action

In this video, you will see teachers demonstrating questioning techniques and speaking about the value of questions in their classroom. The important...

Generate Student Questions With Formative

This resource, from Common Sense Education, provides some excellent ideas to get students thinking deeper. This example uses the web application...

Creative Commons Guide

It might seem like any photo we want to use for a cool lesson or project is just a Google Search away, but that isn't really true. If we are...

5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

There have been many links found between the involvement of a school's local community and the achievement of its students. There are many factors...

6 Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Many students use digital storytelling to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to write narrative stories. However, the power of digital...