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Infographics in the Classroom: A Place to Start

This web resource from Teachers First provides some great resources for creating real lesson plans you can use in your classroom. This link will...

Infographics: Citing Sources

Citing sources is an important part of any research project. Creating an outstanding infographic challenges students to dig deep into a topic and...

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

Just because students are comfortable with technology and love the internet doesn't mean their are great at finding information or deciding it that...

iPad: Apps for Math

Need some great apps for math? This video reviews some of the best apps for the iPad when it comes to teaching math. In the video, the host reviews...

7 Phases of Curriculum Mapping

The ASCD has published a lot of great material in regard to curriculum mapping. If we're honest, most of us would say this isn't really all that fun....

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...

Lesson Example: TeachingHistory.org

Looking for great resources for social studies? Look no further than teachinghistory.org. This site is a clearinghouse for lots of great resources...

Live Binders: The New Way to Organize

Binders have always been useful. They help keep us organized and help to keep students from losing important documents. But have traditional binders...

Lesson Example: Vocabulary Building

This lesson example focuses on vocabulary development, especially with ELL and foreign language students. What better way to use technology than with...

Classroom Video: Socratic Seminar

Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom. This video gives a...

Cooperative Learning Strategy: Jigsaw

This video created by Reading Rockets provides a classroom example of how teachers and students can use the cooperative learning strategy...

PBL: Fostering a Collaborative culture

When implementing Project-Based Learning in your classroom, it can be daunting to allow students to take ownership over their learning processes and...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Bytes, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Overview: What is Diigo?

Have you ever wondered if there was an easy way to collaboratively conduct and share research online?  Look no further than Diigo, a social...

Diigo: Organize Your Research

Curating and organizing research online can be challenging and overwhelming.  Instead of trying to go it alone, use Diigo, a social...

Symbaloo: Creating Online Student Portfolios

Symbaloo is a visual, social bookmarking tool that makes it simple to organize and access frequently-visited websites.  One awesome aspect of...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  No need to create your own when Kathy Schrock, creator...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to the Creative Educator, you can save time planning and designing digital storytelling lessons for your students!  In this...

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...

Storyboard That Tutorial

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