Resources

Google Earth: Tour Builder

According to Google Earth Education, “Tour Builder is a web-based tool for storytelling. It’s easy to integrate text, photos, and videos onto...

Teaching Tools: American Historical Association

Looking for some great lesson plans for your social studies classroom? This website from the American Historical Association has a wealth of examples...

WeVideo for Education: What are Collaborative Projects?

Collaborative projects are meant for students working together on one assignment. Learn how to get the most out of collaborative projects in...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be providing more...

Google Slides: Build a Snowman Template

If you're looking for a way to help your students learn and use Google Slides in an interactive way, this Build a Snowman template, created by Eric...

Cheating with Technology

Students have been cheating on exams and assignments since school began.  This article from the Chicago Tribune highlights the new cheating...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Google Forms Cheat Sheet

This resource, provided by the G Suite Learning Center, is a reference sheet for those of you who are new to using Google Forms. This cheat sheet...

Actively Learn: Reading Engagement

Actively Learn is one or our favorite tools to get students more engaged in reading. Once you give a reading assignment, you're at the mercy of the...

What is Sound?

This video explores sound with engaging colorful imagery and higher level thinking questions.What is sound?What are the different names for...

6 Questions for Inquiry-based Learning

This resource from Teach Thought provides some excellent strategies for teachers to help guide their students in inquiry-based learning. You will...

Using HyperDocs in Class

If you're a Google Docs user, you've probably wondered, "How could I hype up this digital document to engage my students in more student-directed...

Google Classroom: Create Your Own Classroom Header

If you'd like to personalize your Google Classroom, use Google Drawings to create your very own personalized Classroom header image!  In this blog...

A Model for Authentic Assessment

Get a glimpse of the process that New York's School of the Future uses to create authentic assessments for their students.  Designing...

Students as Producers: A Student Perspective

Student-centered learning has become a buzz word in education these days, but have you taken the time to think about how that fits into your teaching...

pi-top[3] Instruction Manual

This link will take you to the User Manual for pi-top[3].Learn how to…Build the pi-top[3] out of the box - pg 10pi-topOS - pg 28pi-top Dashboard -...

Flipgrid: Responding to Topics, More Details

When responding to a Topic in Flipgrid what else could you do besides record a video? The Educator's Guide to Flipgrid eBook by Sean Fahey and Karly...

Edpuzzle: Adding questions

If you’re currently using videos in your classroom, how do you check for understanding? Are you able to include your own thoughts or link to...

Google Earth: What is 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...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Boundaries & Volcanoes

Science teachers can make the concepts of volcanoes and continental boundaries more interactive with Minecraft. This video highlights a lesson for...