Resources

Using Lino.It in the Classroom

Having a shared, collaborative space for students to share ideas, brainstorm, or visually represent their thinking can be a powerful way to help...

Tips for Creating a Successful Digital Classroom

The folds from Common Sense Education have created a video that gives some great tips for creating a successful digital environment. You don't have...

Six Questions for Transformed Learning

Just because teachers and students have access to technology in the classroom does not always mean teaching and learning has been truly transformed....

Dylan Wiliam: Importance of Collaborative Learning

In this resource, Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at University College London, outlines what he believes to be the most...

7 Steps to Stronger Student Collaborators in Your Classroom

Collaboration.... everybody is doing it! It is a well known fact that collaboration boosts creativity and thinking. Teamwork works for...

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'...

Take a Screenshot on Your Chromebook

There are many instances when you would like to take a picture of your entire screen or just a portion of your screen.  There are two different...

5 Tips to Improve Your Critical Thinking

"Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it's impossible to make a perfect choice every time.  But there are many ways to improve...

Symbaloo: What You Need to Know

Symbaloo is a creative way to keep bookmarks organized all in one spot, visually. We often think of bookmarks as places that we want to get back to...

Teaching Coding with Tickle App

If you are looking for an awesome app for the iPad to help your efforts to teach the Hour of code, we suggest you take a look at Tickle. This...

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...

Public Vs Private: Publishing Student Work on the Web

Navigating the pitfalls of the internet is tough as a teacher. Most will agree that allowing students to share their work with others is important,...

Geoboard Basics

This article published on the NRICH Mathematics website outlines the advantages of using geoboards for developing cognitive skills in students. This...

Canvas: Communicating With Students and Parents

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some creative uses of Canvas announcements and discussions to keep elementary students...

Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism

All too often we view plagiarism as a malicious attempt by a student to cheat and deceive their way to a better grade. We seek out plagiarism and...

Thinking in Action

In this video, you will see teachers demonstrating questioning techniques and speaking about the value of questions in their classroom. The important...

A Changing History of Assessment

Assessment is changing, or needs to change, alongside our changing students.  Learners today are preparing for a very diverse career path and...