Resources

Google Chrome - Installing Extensions

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to install extensions...

ChatterPix Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use #iPad...

Grading Work in EdPuzzle

You have created an EdPuzzle and sent it out to your students for an awesome learning experience, but how do you grade it? EdPuzzle makes it super...

An Introduction to Padlet!

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to use the...

Differentiate in Google Classroom: Separate Assignments

One of the biggest struggles in Google Classroom has been handing out assignments to sub-groups of kids in your class. It just wasn't possible...

ESSA: Every Student Succeeds Act Explained

In 2016 the government dismantled the No Child Left Behind laws that governed education in this country and replaced it with the newly fitted Every...

Quizlet Live!

Quizlet is a great resource for you and your students to create and utilize enhanced flashcard study sets with classroom mobile devices. It also...

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...

6 Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Many students use digital storytelling to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to write narrative stories. However, the power of digital...

Graphic Organizer & Mind Map Tool

Lucidchart is a handy Google extension that allows users to easily create diagrams, mind maps, and flowcharts. It is very easy to use, and because it...

The Geo-Literacy Project - Explore Outside the Classroom

Exploring outside of the classroom can be a very valuable learning opportunity for your students. It can be inquiry-based and student-centered,...

Fake Or Real? How To Self-Check The News And Get The Facts

A reality in the digital age is the rise of 'fake news' stories prevalent on the web.  Already tricky to navigate for adults, teaching our students...

Transforming the Classroom with Personalized Learning and Technology

Goldman Sachs, an investment company, shares how they feel their investment in educational technology is setting the stage for ways that technology...

Google Chrome - Introduction to Bookmarks and Tabs

This introductory video by Amy Mayer, the creator and author of friETechnology, provides a detailed overview and useful introduction to Google...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

Integrating the Arts with Technology: Inspiring Creativity

Integrating technology into the Fine Arts classroom shouldn't have to be a struggle. We believe technology should be used best where it fits, not...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

Lesson Example: Super Digital Citizen

For ReviewThis resource from Common Sense Education travels into the classroom of a fifth grade teacher teaching his students about being a good...

Getting to Know Blendspace

What is Blendspace? We are glad you asked. Blendspace is a quick and easy way to curate resources for sharing with students or flipping your...