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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...

Improve Your "Intelligence"

Gardner's MI theory supports that humans can be smart in variety of different modalities.  Most of us have a stronger intelligence that might...

Teaching a Growth Mindset

Are you a zoo tiger or a jungle tiger?  This simple analogy found in the video shares what is at the heart of the Growth Mindset.  Author...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

From the TED website:In this talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson lays out the link between 3 troubling trends: rising drop-out rates, schools'...

Grit: Angela Duckworth

Is grit something you can teach kids? Angela Duckworth think so! In this video she talks about grit and why it's important for our children to have....

Produce: Kelvin Doe at TEDx

What happens when learners are allowed to be passionate and explore in the process of creation? We think it is best if we let Kelvin Doe explain....

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...

Genius Hour: Resource Jackpot

There are a couple great things about this resource. First, you will hard pressed to find more of a one-stop-shop when it comes to Genius Hour....

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.

Moonshot Thinking: Solve for X

Google X is a hub of "moonshot" thinking.  There isn't a problem too big or too audacious that can't be solved when you approach it with a radical...

Why Do We Still Lecture?

What does a lecture have to do with collaboration?That's a great question! There are many techniques that have been used for centuries in medicine...

STEM: A Student Perspective

Ready to be inspired? This student is sharing her learning by recording a video series on the importance of STEM in her learning experience. She...

The Critical Thinking Video Library for Students

Critical thinking is about being able to ask questions, gather multiple pieces of information, and then synthesize it into your own world view. This...

PLNs - Finding & Fueling Educators

Teachers have always turned to each other for support and many would claim that the job of an educator is impossible without being connected and...

Grow Your PLN

A personal learning network (PLN) must be planted and cultivated over time.  However, you will reap a harvest of knowledge if you invest the...

Making Time for Your PLN

Whatever medium and outlet your personal learning network (PLN) takes, you have to set aside time to keep it going.  In this blog post from...

A Study on Praise and Growth Mindsets

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...

Student Inspiration! Caine's Arcade

If you want to be inspired, look no further! We all have different ideas, desires, and motivators in life. This is no different for young students,...

What is Genius Hour?

This resource is a quick video to let you know about Genius Hour. We won't say to much, because the video says it all, but there are some great...