Resources

Lesson Example: Minecraft Civics Project

In this video, elementary students explore some of the following questions using Minecraft:How do we build a perfect community?What does a "perfect"...

Edpuzzle: Explore Deeper

Providing an opportunity for exploration in your classroom is about peaking interest, but more importantly it is about allowing the students to...

PowerPoint: Adding Videos

Did you know you can embed YouTube videos into your PowerPoint presentation? Microsoft makes it easy to use high-quality, engaging videos that will...

Model the RIGHT Behaviors in Your Room

A common misconception is that modeling classroom behavioral and process practices is not teaching. Teacher and author Michael Linsin disagrees. In...

MobyMax Phonics Spelling

With the MobyMax Phonics Spelling module, students learn how to recognize spelling patterns and incorporate phonics rules when spelling words. Join...

NLCS New Teacher Training #006 Condensed

Click the link to view the agenda from 2/19/19 Training #006.

7 Steps to Stronger Student Collaborators in Your Classroom

Collaboration.... everybody is doing it! It is a well-known fact that collaboration boosts creativity and thinking.  According...

Google Earth: Getting Started with Storytelling with Maps with Google Tour Builder

This step by step tutorial will show you how your students can tell a story with maps using Google Tour Builder. Students can share the travels of...

Symbaloo: What You Need to Know

Symbaloo is an organized and visually appealing way to keep bookmarks organized in one spot. Bookmarks are  saved web links we visit often. In...

Book Creator for Chrome YouTube Playlist

Check out Book Creator's YouTube playlist for great tutorials, updates, and even examples of how to use it in the classroom. There are over 20 videos...

Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

This quick overview describes the revised Bloom's Taxonomy model with concrete student and classroom examples.  Lacy McEwen is a secondary level...

Google Earth: Introduction to Google Earth

Google Earth is an awesome tool that will allow your students to explore the world from inside the classroom. With several ways in which it can be...

HyperDoc Templates and Lessons for Younger Students

When you start exploring the idea of HyperDocs, it's helpful to see examples of what others have already created.  However, it's sometimes...

Storybird Tutorial

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

Canvas Overview

This video from the Canvas Video Guide for Instructors series gives a basic overview of how to navigate through the Canvas LMS as an instructor.  It...

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments

This is another gem by Eric Curts from Control Alt Achieve. In this video, Eric will show you how to harness the power of Google Keep for organizing...

Edpuzzle: Student Certifications

This resource gives you an overview of:How to access student certificationsWhich certifications are availableHow to access certifications/ badgesHow...

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...

Khan Academy: Using Incentives

Ready for a tool that will help get your students motivated? Khan Academy has some awesome incentives built right in, but they want to make sure...

Kami: Annotation Tools Tutorial

Learn more about the FREE annotation tools available within Kami! In this video you will learn how to:Locate and Open PDFs in KamiAdd and format text...