Resources

Logging Students In on Epic!

This short tutorial will help guide you in how to log students into Epic!  Epic! is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with...

10 Great Ways to Use Popplet in Kindergarten

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

Making Real-world Connections

Our Friends at ASCD.org have posted chapter 3 from the book, Increasing Student Learning Through Multimedia Projects by Michael Simkins, Karen Cole,...

iPad: Instruction with Rotating Centers

This video takes a quick look at how iPads can be used to make learning more personal for each student. Using centers to allow students time to...

Why We Need Authentic Assessment

Helping our students gain skills to thrive in a collaborative and changing future is a common goal of any great teacher or parent.  In this blog...

Google Science Fair: Highlights

This video is a short description of some of the amazing things previous winners have done. Are your students producing? Is the Google Science Fair a...

iNACOL: National Standards for Quality Online Courses

This resource is a collect of standards designed to provide a set of quality guidelines for online content, instructional design, technology...

Draw.io to Design and Model

Draw.io is a free flowchart and mapping tool that stores to Google Drive, OneDrive, or other cloud storage solutions.  Use it to design database...

Google Docs: Adding Comments & Assigning Tasks

If you have not utilized the commenting feature in Google Docs yet, it is time to start exploring! This valuable tool allows students to share work...

Infographics: How to Do Research

Research is a key step in gaining knowledge about any field. In this video, the professional marketing team at Vertical Measures outline some great...

Deep Questions for Math

Dan Meyer, high school math teacher, shares how he creates more open-ended and deeper tasks in his Algebra class.  Using a combination of multimedia...

Google Sheets: Inserting a Chart

One of the nicest features of Google Sheets is the ability to convert a table you have created in your spreadsheet into a more visually appealing...

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...

The Social Studies Classroom with iCivics

Ever wonder what it would be like to run a Presidential Campaign? What better way to learn about the Electoral College than by trying to win states!...

Canvas: Communicating With Students and Parents

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some creative uses of Canvas announcements and discussions to keep elementary students...

Sound Trap in the English Classroom

Using audio recordings in the classroom can be a powerful way to give students a voice and allow them to be creative in new ways.  This is also a...