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Research Summary: Using Video to Connect Learning

Learners need to connect to new information and make it part of their individual story. Find research highlights that explain why video works to...

Creating a Great Infographics Lesson Plan

New York Times, Learning Network: The beauty of infographics is that they allow for flexibility and personalization for the learners in your...

Students as Producers: A Student Perspective

Student-centered learning has become a buzz word in education these days, but have you taken the time to think about how that fits into your teaching...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

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...

Formative Assessment: Dos and Do Nots Comparison Chart

This comparison chart, excerpted from NCTE's "Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction," is a helpful guide for teachers as they plan...

Lesson Design for Personalization

Personalization is a great way to ensure that students are able to make connections through lessons that focus on what a student already knows and...

Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

What does Depth of Knowledge (DoK) really mean?

Edutopia's contributing author, Gerald August, breaks down the blurry explanations and jargon surrounding the DoK model for deeper thinking....

DoK Game Show

Depth of Knowledge (DoK) can be tricky to understand and explain, especially to parents or stakeholders, without an education background.  This blog...

Differentiated Instruction 101

This video animates a podcast from Katie McKnight from TeachHub and includes a nice overview of the WHY behind differentiation as well as concrete...

Examples of Differentiated Instruction

Learning differences can be valued and addressed to best reach each student, but it does require deliberate and purposeful planning.  This post...

Transforming the Classroom with Personalized Learning and Technology

Goldman Sachs, an investment company, shares how they feel their investment in educational technology is setting the stage for ways that technology...

Bloom's Taxonomy for Building Differentiated Objectives

This interactive online tool, "The Differentiator", allows you to build clean and simple objective right from your browser window.  Select the...

Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

This quick overview describes the revised Bloom's Taxonomy model with concrete student and classroom examples.  Lacy McEwen is a secondary level...

Innovative Learners 8 Opportunities

The word "innovative" is quickly becoming a buzz word in education, but what does it mean to be an Innovative Learner?  The formal and informal...

DoK Lesson Breakdown

This simple video from the NY Department of Education provides a brief recap of Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels but then breaks down a Social...

Deep Questions for Math

Dan Meyer, high school math teacher, shares how he creates more open-ended and deeper tasks in his Algebra class.  Using a combination of multimedia...

Introduction to SAMR

Never been introduced to SAMR?  Learn what it is all about in this quick illustrated video explanation from John Spencer.  SAMR helps...

SAMR Explained by the Source...Dr. R. Puentedura

SAMR helps teachers evaluate how they are integrating technology into their instruction.  Hear directly from the originator of the model, Dr....