Resources

STEM: Math Meets Biology

FOR REVIEWThe NRICH: Enriching Mathematics  website, published by the University of Cambridge, focuses on material that can enhance...

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...

Using Video Effectively in the Classroom

The key to having students engaged and thinking is to have them be active and reactive to the material. Video is a great tool for doing those things....

Socratic Smackdown Tutorial

The Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom.  The Socratic...

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...

Why Is Change So Hard?

Being a change leader in any situation is never easy, but it can be particularly hard in a school setting. Why is it so difficult? There are many...

MobyMax Phonics Spelling

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

Digital Passport in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Passport, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Google Forms: Reorder Questions

Google Forms is one of the most powerful tools in the gSuite. There are many possibilities for communication with students and parents/guardians as...

itsLearning: Using the Text Editor

itsLearning has added some awesome changes recently. Are you familiar with all of the things that you can do in the text editor? If not, you need to...

Building Narratives With Seesaw App

How can we help develop students' imaginations and do some exploration with narrative structure? Have you ever considered using Seesaw? If you are...

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

Just because students are comfortable with technology and love the internet doesn't mean their are great at finding information or deciding it that...

Forcing a Copy in Google Docs

You have many options when sharing a Google Doc you've created with others.  Frequently, we want to share a Doc with our students, but we don't...

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...

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...

#FiveStarR1 Week Two Reflection (3/12-3/16)

Thank you for participating in our Region 1 Twitter Chat!  We are excited to hear from you again in future chats.Take some time to reflect on what...