Resources

Canvas Tutorial: Create an Assignment with a Google Document

FOR REVIEWIf you're a Canvas user but still love the collaborative power of Google Documents, you can combine both of these technology tools to...

Differentiate in Google Classroom: Separate Assignments

One of the biggest struggles in Google Classroom has been handing out assignments to sub-groups of kids in your class. It just wasn't possible...

Canvas: Create a Discussion Board

Classroom discussion is a great way to help students make connections with new material and share their learning process with other students. If you...

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....

Non-Negotiable Elements of Project-Based Learning

The term "Project-Based Learning" can be used to describe various levels of implementation in schools today.  But how can teachers know if they...

Math Learning: The Geoboard App

This video will show you the basics of an awesome iPad and Web app that allows the user to explore the use of a virtual geoboard.Never heard of a...

Google Forms: Self-grading Quizzes

New Feature! If you are a Google Forms user already, this feature is one you have been waiting for. Now you can automatically grade student quizzes...

Getting Started with EduBots

Get student inquiry rolling with Sphero!  This little robot packs a big punch, allowing students opportunities to think critically and produce...

Generate Student Questions With Formative

This resource, from Common Sense Education, provides some excellent ideas to get students thinking deeper. This example uses the web application...

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...

Lesson Example: What's in the Soup?

The University of Oklahoma's K20Alt website is a great place to find resources and lesson plans for technology rich teaching techniques. This...

HyperDocs Lesson Planning and Delivery

As you begin creating HyperDocs for your students, there will be some basic features of Google Documents you'll want to know how to use.  Also, it...

Digital Interactive Notebooks

The most important quality for any digital learning tool is that is enhances the learning experience for the kids. Using notebooks and journals has...

PBL: Minecraft Math Project - Entrepreneur

Here is a great way to use Minecraft as a tool to get students thinking about budgets and starting their own businesses. In this project, students...

Teaching Physical Science With Tech

This video from the Ohio Department of Education highlights a teacher who is using technology to help her 9th grade science students learn at their...

Invite a Guest Speaker Into Your Class Using Skype

When your students are exploring new topics and concepts, there's no better way to help them connect what their learning to the real world than to...

Lesson Planning With Google Expeditions VR

We aren't sure if virtual reality is the future of education, but we are sure that it can be a valuable learning opportunity. Learning is most often...

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...

What is VoiceThreading?

Our communication is becoming more and more convenient and more and more rooted in technology.  VoiceThread is a digital tool that teachers and...