Resources

Blended Learning: Making it Work in the Classroom

There is much ambiguity surrounding online and blended learning models. Online/blended teaching and learning can look different depending on the...

PBL: Minecraft Math Project - Entrepreneur

Here is a great way to use Minecraft as a tool to get students thinking about budgets and starting their own businesses. In this project, students...

Personalized Learning Guide

Personalized learning gets a closer look as this promising new education model changes the future of education utilizing digital tools for learning....

What is VoiceThreading?

Our communication is becoming more and more convenient and more and more rooted in technology.  VoiceThread is a digital tool that teachers and...

The Power of Effective Questioning

This video will outline some of the reasons effective questioning is so important. We use questions as a way to build trust in relationships, gather...

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...

HyperDocs Lesson Planning and Delivery

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

Infographics: Classroom Ideas

In this resource, 9 Generic Activities for Exploiting infographics, Nik Peachey explores some ways to use Infographics in the classroom....

What is an Infographic?

You have heard it all before. Infographics are cool. Infographics are fun. But, what IS an infographic? If you have been wondering that same...

OneNote: Learning Tools for SPED

Microsoft's OneNote, along with several other of their flagship programs (Word, Powerpoint) has introduced useful learning tools aimed at meeting the...

Interactive Art: The ART Zone

The NGAkids Art Zone was created and developed by the National Gallery of Art. If you teach art at any level this is a "must have" resource to...

Background Knowledge: The Glue That Makes Learning Stick

All students bring a diverse set of experiences to the classroom.  These experiences are what children use to connect new learning to in order...

What is Flipped Learning?

In this video, a science teacher talks about his take on flipped learning and why it works for his classroom. His goal is to help create students...

Visual Elements for Blended and Online Course Design

The infographic visually presents four specific aspects of creating a visually appealing and accessible blended and online course.  As visual...

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...

Rotating Objects in Google SketchUp

This tutorial from MasterSketchUp.com explores different ways to rotate objects within a SketchUp design. It sounds easy enough, but there are some...

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...

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...

Create Podcasts on the Chromebook Using SoundTrap

If you're ready for your students to move beyond consuming digital media and start producing their own, podcasting is an easy way for students to...