Resources

SAMR + Bloom's = Powerful Integration

Put the tech integration alongside the curriculum model and you get one dynamic duo!  As you read this post from SAMR creator, Dr. Ruben...

Blended Learning with the TNTP

Blended learning offers the opportunity to rethink how teachers teach and students learn.  Technology has the ability to personalize and...

Collaboration in Action

This video builds on the concepts established by Edutopia in the Pyxis resource, Collaborative Learning Builds Deeper Understanding.  All...

Socratic Seminars for Mathematics

Socratic Seminar is a student-centered strategy that focuses on the power of questioning, inquiry, discussion, and debate. While these types of...

Open Dyslexic Readable Font Extension

Open Dyslexic is an open source font that can be loaded and used on any computer or Chromebook. It was designed to help dyslexic students read typed...

Google Chrome - Apps Overview

This short video by Eric Curts, the creator and author of the blog Control Alt Achieve, provides a detailed overview and useful explanation...

DoK Game Show

Depth of Knowledge (DoK) can be tricky to understand and explain, especially to parents or stakeholders, without an education background.  This blog...

How to Use Plickers in PE

Integrating technology into the Physical Education classroom can seem challenging. Some technology tools are better than others when the focus of...

New Tools, New Thinking

It isn't enough to use new technology tools in the classroom.  Marc Prensky argues that we must also change the way we think about education before...

Students As Makers & Doers

This link, from the National Writing Project, outlines the importance of authenticity when creating opportunities for students to produce. Make sure...

Canvas Tutorial: Create an Assignment with a Google Document

FOR REVIEWIf you're a Canvas user but still love the collaborative power of Google Documents, you can combine both of these technology tools to...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube.  For example, Little Book Owl who...

Lesson Example: Key Search Words

One of our first lessons as school age kids was how to use the Dewey Decimal System at the library. Understanding this system gave you access to all...

Strategy in Action: Thinking With Conver-stations

In this blog post and video from Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling introduces us to a lesson that she delivered to 11th grade students. She...