Resources

Teaching a Growth Mindset

Are you a zoo tiger or a jungle tiger?  This simple analogy found in the video shares what is at the heart of the Growth Mindset.  Author Carol...

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...

DocStickers with Google Keep

Add digital stickers right into your students' work on Google Docs with the nifty new integration features from Google Keep!  Students don't outgrow...

Student Communication using Social Networks

Unfortunately, many teachers think the worst when they hear social media. There are so many negative stories out there that it might seem like the...

Number Talks Classroom Videos

When trying to help students think deeper about math concepts, we have to find new ways to provide students opportunities to wrestle with their own...

Improving Writing and Research Using GSuite

Does it ever feel like you're pulling teeth when asking students to conduct research and communicate effectively through writing?  Does it seem...

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...

Kotter's 8-Step Change Model

This website, from Mind Tools, lays out John Kotter's 8 steps to leading change. In addition to describing each step it gives some practical advice...

Lesson Example: Othello, What's Your Reputation?

"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio teachers are using technology to support student learning. Teams of Ohio educators have...

Using Popplet Lite on the iPad

Popplet is a mind mapping tool perfect for helping students visually represent their thinking, learning, and connections they make when exploring new...

Evidence and Arguments: A Fishbowl Activity in Action

Maneuvering towards student understanding of a text's main ideas and primary arguments is an age-old teacher challenge.  One way to further...

SAMR Scenarios: Can You Identify the Level?

Think you've got a handle on the SAMR concepts?  Test out your skills by scrolling down to the bottom of the page where you will find some...

What is Blended Learning?

Many teachers and administrators use the term "blended Learning," but they don't always seem to think it means the same thing.   Are you wondering...

Socratic Seminars for Mathematics

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