Resources

Canvas Media Tool

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some useful ways the Canvas media tool can support student learning in and outside of the...

Digital Text and UDL

Why are digital tools and text so important for today's classrooms?  Several leaders behind the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) movement share...

Digital Tools for UDL

Explore the interactive "thinglink.. to find free technology tools that can be used for Universal Design for Learning (UDL) guidelines in all...

Standing Atop a Glacier With Skype

In this resource the Skype Team describes a lesson where students get to explore a glacier up close. Their guide, Pall A. Davidsson, the founder of...

Coaching vs Training

Creating awesome learning experiences for students relies on those who impact them the most...their teachers. Research shows that coached teachers...

Individualized vs Personalized Learning?

In this article, Amanda Morin shares her insights into the difference between individualized learning and personalized learning, and outlines the...

Macbook OS X: Accessibility Features

Giving equal learning opportunities to all kids is very important, and fortunately technology can help us do that. Apple has committed itself to...

Question Formulation Technique (QFT) for Formative Assessment

Why is it when children are young they ask question after question, but as they grow older they become more passive learners who ask very few...

Harnessing the Power of YouTube

YouTube is such a versatile, powerful learning tool, but sometimes it's not always easy to know how to use YouTube's many features to meet the needs...

Helping Students Make Connections Between Math Concepts

Math concepts can sometimes seem very abstract to students.  It can be hard to help them connect math concepts to their own lives.  One way...

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Addressing and Assessing MI in the Classroom

This site from Edutopia shares ideas and lesson examples from the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.  Take some time...

Interventions: A Multi-Tiered Approach

See how Response to Interventions (RtI) is implemented in a school with this video from Edutopia.  RtI is a multi-tiered approach to student...

Recap: Learning the Basics

If you are just getting started with Recap, this video will explain how to navigate the teacher dashboard and getting your classes created. It will...

Interactive Graphic Organizers With Google Drawings

Graphic organizers are a great tool in the classroom to help students visualize their learning and make connections. Paper organizers can do the...

How to Write a Quality Comment

As students navigate a world where they interact with others online, it's more important than ever to teach them how to appropriately and responsibly...

Building Narratives With Seesaw App

How can we help develop students' imaginations and do some exploration with narrative structure? Have you ever considered using Seesaw? If you are...

Student Detectives: Explore in Action

If you are a Humanities teacher, you might be struggling with the idea of exploration in your classroom. Exploring is easy when you can blow...

Twitter: In 60 Seconds

This quick video will introduce you to Twitter in just 60 seconds!  As you watch this video you'll be introduced to:Why you might want to use...