Resources

Empower Students: Flipping the Classroom with Pedagogy, Not Just Tech

The "I Do, We Do, You Do" model has been used for direct instruction and to model skills by many teachers for quite some time. While there is value...

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...

OneNote: Classroom Notebook Creator

If you love OneNote you probably already know about some of the great uses of this powerful tool. However, are you using it with your students?...

Canva: How to Create an Infographic

A great tool to use for teachers and students is Canva. In this video, Kimberly Ann Jimenez , outlines some basic uses for Canva when creating...

Google Form Quizzes & Math: A Great Partnership

The team at ControlAltAchieve have provided the steps necessary to create effective Google Form quizzes for your math classes with this resource....

Lesson Example: Complete Polymers

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

UNPUBLISHED: Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tool Comparison

Technology has made backchannels and informal assessment tools extremely assessible and engaging for the classroom teacher today.  Richard Byrne has...

Google Drive: Changing the Color of Your Folders

If you love organization, we know you love colors. Did you know that you can change the colors of your Google Drive folders to help keep things...

Foreign Language News! TV5

Looking for a way to immerse your students in French culture? This website is a great place to visit. The TV5MONDE website is a French site that...

Google Slides: Number Sense Activity

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can teach math using the Google tools."...

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...

Why Collaborative Leadership Matters Most

When you think of leadership, do you think of a group or an individual? Most would say a great leader is just that, "a" person, not a group of...

Technology, Coaching, Community

When teachers do not effectively integrate all aspects of technology in the educational process, today’s students are not fully engaged and miss...

Creative Thinking Challenges for Students

John Spencer is a former educator and current author known for his design thinking and the LAUNCH Cycle for students.  Every week he issues new...