Resources

Hot Trends on YouTube

Stay in the know.  Find out the top six things that kids love to watch on YouTube.  What we love about this video from Common Sense Media is that...

Why Do We Still Lecture?

What does a lecture have to do with collaboration?That's a great question! There are many techniques that have been used for centuries in medicine...

PowerPoint: Adding Videos

Did you know you can embed YouTube videos into your PowerPoint presentation? Microsoft makes it easy to use high-quality, engaging videos that will...

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...

Skype in the Classroom Resources

Microsoft has built an excellent place for teachers to share resources. The Microsoft Educator Community is a rich site for lessons and tools. Even...

Podcasts for the ESL Classroom

Podcasts are useful learning tools for all students, but these audio recordings can be especially helpful to ESL students.  The power of "listening...

Engaged Learning with VideoNot.es

In need of a student-engagement resource that works in a face-to-face class or in a flipped classroom model?VideoNot.es is an engaging resource that...

Overview: What is Diigo?

Have you ever wondered if there was an easy way to collaboratively conduct and share research online?  Look no further than Diigo, a social...

Lesson Example: Teaching the Arts

EDSITEment is a website dedicated to the teaching of Humanities. It's also a wealth of knowledge and resources for any teacher. This resource links...

Using Video Effectively in the Classroom

The key to having students engaged and thinking is to have them be active and reactive to the material. Video is a great tool for doing those things....

Google Classroom: Alice Keeler's YouTube Playlist

Google Classroom is a powerful tool for any grade level and subject area.  Alice Keeler, a former high school math teacher and Google expert, has...

Making Learning Meaningful: It's All About the Why

Have you ever thought to yourself, "They should have learned this last year" or "They should already know this!"?  It's possible that your...

Understanding Accessibility in Digital Materials

Technology has opened up a world of possibilities for students with special needs. However, just because we make a resource digital doesn't...

Copyright Case Study: Vlogs

With the tidal wave of personal video uploads and blogs on the internet, Fair Use practices have come under fire and have been analyzed in great...

Creating and Using A Hyperdoc

This video explains how use a hyperdoc. The hyperdoc shown is called "I Thought I Saw A Monster" and it is available through the link under the video...

HyperDocs Lesson Planning and Delivery

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

EquatIO: How to Use in Google Forms

Creating and using math in digital form can be frustrating and time consuming.  Thankfully, there is a Google Chrome extension called EquatIO...