Resources

Infographics in the Classroom: A Place to Start

This web resource from Teachers First provides some great resources for creating real lesson plans you can use in your classroom. This link will...

Magic: Research Project to INFOGRAPHIC!

Many times engagement isn't about content or task, often, engagement is about lesson design. Whether you are a new teacher or a veteran of many...

Microsoft: OneDrive Basics

More FREE could storage! Microsoft has produced a cloud-based storage solution that is very similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. You can create Word...

Strategy: Think Pair Share

One strategy to get students sharing their ideas with each other is a Think-Pair-Share. This isn't a new strategy, but this video does an excellent...

Standing Atop a Glacier With Skype

In this resource the Skype Team describes a lesson where students get to explore a glacier up close. Their guide, Pall A. Davidsson, the founder of...

Skype in the Classroom Resources

Microsoft has built an excellent place for teachers to share resources. The Microsoft Educator Community is a rich site for lessons and tools. Even...

Invite a Guest Speaker Into Your Class Using Skype

When your students are exploring new topics and concepts, there's no better way to help them connect what they are learning to the real world than to...

Lesson Example: The Moral of the Story

"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio teachers are using technology to support student learning of specific content from...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Life

This lesson example from Common Sense Media encourages students explore the meaning of the digital world and how it can affect their...

MobyMax Sight Words

With the MobyMax Sight Words module, students improve their recognition of high-frequency words. Join MobyMax Professional Development Specialist...

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 /...

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...