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Visualization of Information: David McCandless

In this TED Talk, David McCandless explores the idea of how we look at information. Information by itself really isn't all that powerful until it is...

Right Data, Rich Picture, Best Solutions

In order to get a true picture of what is happening in the classroom and craft the right solution, Josh Parker, 2012 Maryland State Teacher of the...

Learning Scales to Celebrate Success

This video looks at some ways to share students' successes and celebrate their hard work using learning scales in the classroom. Praise is vital to...

Virtual Reading Logs in Epic!

Epic! is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with thousands of leveled books that can be selected based on personalized...

Competency Based Education

Helping students set and attain personalized learning goals is the foundation for competency based educational learning models.  Competency...

Kahoot! Introduction

You have probably heard of Kahoot! by now, but if you haven't, it is a great way to get students engaged and having fun in the classroom. Think of...

Using Google Trends to Make Sense of Data

Google Trends is an amazing place to go where everyone can be a data nerd!  Not only can you easily identify the hot topics that people from all...

Draw.io to Design and Model

Draw.io is a free flowchart and mapping tool that stores to Google Drive, OneDrive, or other cloud storage solutions.  Use it to design database...

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...

A Changing History of Assessment

Assessment is changing, or needs to change, alongside our changing students.  Learners today are preparing for a very diverse career path and...

gSheets: The Easier Way to Freeze Rows

If you are new to Google Sheets or if you are an old pro, this short video will show you a trick you might not know. Spreadsheets are great, but...

Canvas: Creating Assignment Groups for Grading

Groups aren't always just about collaboration. If you are using Canvas as your Learning Management System, there is an easy way to use assignment...