Resources

Google Products for Diverse Learners

Meeting the needs for all students, especially those with diverse and special needs can be a challenge for any teacher.  Luckily, Google has upped...

Google Cardboard & Titans of Space

This is an awesome example of how virtual reality can be used effectively in the classroom. In this video, you will be lead through the app, "Titians...

The Power of Google Add-ons

If you really want to get the most out of the Google Education Suite, you need to explore the catalogue of numerous Add-ons that Google has...

Lesson Example: Vocabulary Building

This lesson example focuses on vocabulary development, especially with ELL and foreign language students. What better way to use technology than with...

Google Chrome - Apps Overview

This short video by Eric Curts, the creator and author of the blog Control Alt Achieve, provides a detailed overview and useful explanation of...

Differentiated Instruction 101

This video animates a podcast from Katie McKnight from TeachHub and includes a nice overview of the WHY behind differentiation as well as concrete...

What is a Vlog?

This blog post gives the basic definition of a vlog and some quick tips to get started.  There are lots of great examples of students becoming...

Infographics in the Classroom: A Real Example

One of the most powerful forms of learning is to see an example of how instructional practices can be implemented in a real classroom. In this web...

Why YouTube?

Why does video and YouTube play such an important role in student learning today? Learn how a teacher in Kent, Washington uses YouTube to help...

A Flipped Classroom in Action

In this video, Chemistry teacher Rachel Nixon explains to her students what "flipped" instruction means in her class and how that connects to student...

Make Reading Epic! Get Started

Create a classroom account for EPIC! books. This is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with thousands of books that can be...

What is gSuite for Education?

You have probably heard of Google. You have probably even heard the terms GAFE or gSuite, but what do those terms really mean? What applications or...

Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding

This resource from Edutopia is excellent at pointing out the process behind the idea of collaboration. If you have been following along in...

Google Slides: Reading Recordings

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

Google Chrome - Managing Extensions

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

Vocaroo Student Voice Recording

Many times using voice recording applications can be very daunting, especially for younger students. Once the recording is made it isn't always easy...

Microsoft Office Mix & Powerpoint

From Microsofts website:'Office Mix is a free add-in for PowerPoint. It is a powerful tool that makes authoring and sharing of online lessons /...

Dealing With Digital Distraction in the Classroom

Opinions about when and where students should use devices abound. It often seems that everyone has a different opinion. Have you ever stopped and put...

Socratic Seminars in the Elementary Classroom

Socratic Seminar is a student-centered strategy that focuses the power of questioning, inquiry, discussion, and debate. While these types of...

Strategy: Conver-stations

This video from the Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling leads her class through an activity called conver-stations. This is a small-group...