Resources

Effective Elements of Blended and Online Course Design

The infographic visually lists and explains five aspects of effective blended and online course design.  As design is often overlooked or...

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...

The Four Characteristics of Authentic Learning

What type of experience do your students get when they enter your classroom? Will their skills transfer to other aspects of their future lives?...

Manipulatives in the Primary Classroom

We will warn you, this article is a little dense, but it is well worth the read if you teach math. In this article, Jenni Back from NRICH: Enriching...

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...

Ozobot Lesson Library

You’ve met Ozobot Evo. You know how to program the bot and have it follow color codes but what’s next? How does this look in the classroom? Check...

CommonLit Tutorial

If you've looking for quality, rigorous, and standards-based texts for literacy instruction, look no further! There is now a online library of free...

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...

Formative Assessment: Formative

Formative is a formative assessment tool that allows teachers to ask various types of check-for-understanding questions and see their students'...

MobyMax Alphabet

With the MobyMax Alphabet module, students master letter-name recognition for each uppercase and lowercase letter in the alphabet. Join MobyMax...

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...

Deck Toys: Features and Ideas for Your Classroom

Take a look at the awesome components of Deck Toys! This resource explains some of Deck Toys most loved features, such asInteractive slidesStudy...

New Tools, New Thinking

It isn't enough to use new technology tools in the classroom.  Marc Prensky argues that we must also change the way we think about education before...

Math and Engagement Using Seesaw

Seesaw can be such a powerful tool for students to make their thinking and learning visible, but is there a way to extend this learning power to math...

7 Sphero Activities for the Classroom

Looking for even more ways to integrate Sphero SPRK+ with your specific content area? STEM Education Guide has published the article “7 Sphero...

ChatterPix Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use #iPad...

Chromebook Accessibility: Navigating With the Keyboard

When working with students who have a diverse set of needs, it's good to know that Google Chromebooks have been designed to be accessible to many...

Wikis in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Wikipedia, but do you know what a wiki really is?  A wiki is a website that allows users to collaborate and edit the...

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...

What are Chromebooks?

If you are new to Chromebooks, or just curious about how they are different than traditional laptops, this short introductory video will help you...