Resources

Quick Tips and Troubleshooting for Chromebooks

When using Chromebooks in the classroom, it's handy to know a few tips, tricks, and troubleshooting steps to help your students with basic issues...

Lesson Example: I know How To...

Creating great lesson plans with technology can be tough, but it isn't impossible. Common Sense Education has a great site filled with all kinds of...

Math and Engagement Using Seesaw

Seesaw can be such a powerful tool for students to make their thinking and learning visible, but is there a way to extend this learning power to math...

Macat Critical Thinking Video Library for Students

Critical thinking is about being able to ask questions, gather multiple pieces of information, and then synthesize it into your own worldview. This...

Google Cardboard & Titans of Space

Google Cardboard is a program that allows you to bring immersive virtual reality experiences into your classroom in an affordable way.  All you...

Adobe Spark: Creating Web Stories

Web stories are single page websites that can be shared with others via a link. Adobe Spark has made it very easy for students and teachers to create...

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...

A Student's YouTube Journey

Follow student YouTuber  EthanGamerTV through his journey beginning at age 7 with zero subscribers till he hit over 1,000,000 (yep, that is one...

CommonLit Tutorial

If you've looking for quality, rigorous, and standards-based texts for literacy instruction, look no further! There is now a online library of free...

CommonLit: Online Library of Free Texts

Teachers today spend hundreds of hours preparing materials to teach their classes.  Much of that time is spent searching the internet for authentic...

iPad App: Book Creator

Book Creator is an app that lets you create interactive multimedia iPad books. Students can share these books electronically so others can read them....

What is a blog?

You've probably heard the word, maybe you've read one, or maybe you've even created one, but could you easily explain what a BLOG is?  Could your...

Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism

All too often we view plagiarism as a malicious attempt by a student to cheat and deceive their way to a better grade. We seek out plagiarism and...

Growing an Audience on YouTube

Building a community on YouTube is strategic. Learn from certified YouTubers how they build subscribers and create a following of viewers. When...

Indiana: #WeGrowBasketball (& STEM) Here!

Indiana basketball is legendary across the country! How did we grow basketball here? What if we created the same systems and opportunities into...

Let's Get Visual! Let Sketchnotes do the Talking

This is a session created for the 2019 South Shore eLearning Conference.The objectives of this session are: Define and understand what Sketchnotes...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

Question Formulation Technique in Action

The Question Formulation Technique (QFT), developed by The Right Question Institute,  is a straightforward, rigorous strategy that helps all...

Improving Writing With Authentic Audiences

Getting students exited about writing is hard enough, never mind having them go through the revision process with effort and diligence.  However,...

Create ePortfolios with Google Sites

The new Google Sites makes it easy for students in all grade levels to create digital portfolios documenting their mastery of standards. The...