Resources

How to Reflect on Student Learning for Teachers, Students, and Parents

Tracking student progress throughout a school year can seem overwhelming.  Empowering students to take on this process, even more so.  But...

Personalization 'Crash Course'

Personalized learning is a term that is widely used and misused in education.  As our culture becomes more and more personalized, education...

Canvas: Create a Discussion Board

Classroom discussion is a great way to help students make connections with new material and share their learning process with other students. If you...

Google Chrome - Bookmarks

This short video demonstrates how easy it is to create, manage, and use bookmarks in the Google Chrome browser.  In this video, you will learn how...

Wikis in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Wikipedia, but do you know what a Wiki really is? Think about harnessing the way people share information on Wikipedia by...

PyxisEDU: Exploring Collections Part 2

Welcome to Exploring Collections Part 2. There are a lot of features to learn about when taking advantage of a Pyxis collection. In this video, we...

Sugata Mitra: The Child-driven Education

"If children have interest, then education happens" - Arthur C. ClarkeThis TED Talk from Sugata Mitra is a fascinating look at what children can do...

Student Choice Leads to Student Voice

This article from Edutopia gives us a look into why student choice is an important part of the learning process. Giving students some power over...

Twitter: The Beginner's Guide

This article titled "The Beginner's Guide to Twitter," posted by Mashable, is the perfect introduction if you are interested in getting started using...

TEDed Tutorial: Flipping Lessons

If you haven't ever watched a TED talk, we highly recommend that you check them out. The quality of ideas and creativity included in those talks are...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Crash Course: An Educational YouTube Channel

This channel has the videos you need! It has everything ranging from chemical reactions, to learning about supply and demand. It even dives into...

Canvas Calendar

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some useful ways the Canvas calendar can help teachers, students, and parents stay organized and...

Podcasts for Younger Students

Since podcasts are simply audio recordings that include storytelling, current events, and other informational presentations, they are perfect for...

Examples of Differentiated Instruction

Learning differences can be valued and addressed to best reach each student, but it does require deliberate and purposeful planning.  This post...

Record Music With UJAM Software

There are lots of programs out there for recording music and producing final compositions. However, many of them are not free and require more...

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...

Deeper Comprehension Through iBooks

Many teachers think of an electronic book or and iBook simply as a book that is an easier to carry replacement for a traditional book. In many ways...

EdPuzzle: Create an Account

Using video in the classroom has been around for decades. Nothing used to beat the feeling of a projector rolling into the classroom. Computers made...

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

Just because students are comfortable with technology and love the internet doesn't mean their are great at finding information or deciding it that...