Resources

SciShow Kids: A Science-Based YouTube Channel for Kids

Young elementary students seem so curious and interested in all the things going on around them.  Why not feed that curiosity with this...

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts

A reality in the digital age is the rise of 'fake news' stories prevalent on the web.  Already tricky to navigate for adults, teaching our...

6 Ready to Go iPad Centers

Centers can be very effective in the elementary classroom for allowing both individualized instructional time and leveled learning. If your classroom...

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,...

Khan Academy: Using Incentives

Ready for a tool that will help get your students motivated? Khan Academy has some awesome incentives built right in, but they want to make sure...

What is Blended Learning?

Many teachers and administrators use the term "blended Learning," but they don't always seem to think it means the same thing.   Are you wondering...

itsLearning: Using Apps & LTI

If you are an itsLearning user and you are not taking advantage of 3rd party apps, it might not be your fault. Many IT administrators don't know what...

High Tech Reflection Strategies

The text in this resource from Edutopia explores some creative ways teachers are using technology to increase both opportunities for, and...

Seesaw and the 4Cs

In the world of educational technology, it's easy to get wrapped up in using tools because they are fun and engaging.  Now, there's nothing...

Question Formulation Technique in Action

The Question Formulation Technique (QFT), developed by The Right Question Institute,  is a straightforward, rigorous strategy that helps all...

Office Lens: Immersive Reader for SPED

This video provides an overview of Microsoft's Office Lens app. It is available on many different devices, including devices that are running Google...

Crash Course Kids: An Educational YouTube Channel

This YouTube channel, inspired by brothers John Green (yes, the author!) and his brother Hank, is an upper-elementary version of their original...

MobyMax Number Sense

With the MobyMax Number Sense module, students develop an intuitive sense for numbers. Join MobyMax Professional Development Specialist Kayla Mallon...

An Introduction to bubble.us Mind Maps

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

Lesson Examples: Google SketchUp

No matter how awesome a tool is, how a teacher utilizes that tool to create learning experiences is the most important. This is also the most time...

Lesson Example: WWII Pair & Share

Ryan McCleary, a History teacher from Alexandria Monroe High School, has created an activity for his students that allows them to think about...