Resources

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...

Student Reflection: A Tool for Growth

Reflection provides many benefits for students during the learning process. This article from Brooke B. Eisenbach, provides some practical examples...

Chat Stations

Are students sitting too long? Are class discussions not working in your classroom? If you answered yes to both these questions, we have a solution...

The Fishbowl Activity: A Rationale

Creating an environment where students can practice listening, wisely responding, and mastering content is no easy feat.  Here, the folks at...

Ethical Content Curation

Curation is king in an online world of boundless information.  Luckily there are guidelines, or a Curator's Code, to keep you from becoming a...

Ditch the Book Report; Start a Podcast

We can all agree that getting our students to read novels is important in developing reading comprehension, creativity, and grammatical skills. ...

5 High School English Activities You'll Want to Try ASAP

We all would like to create more engaging and exciting lessons for our students.  We have all planned lessons that we thought were innovative and...

Google Chrome - Downloads and File Management

This short video demonstrates how easy it is to download and save files using your Chromebook.  In this video, you will learn how to:Download...

Lesson Example: Google SketchUp

No matter how awesome a tool is, how a teacher utilizes that tool to create learning experiences is the most important. This is also the most time...

Gamify Project-Based Learning with Smashboard Edu

Would you like to create a PBL experience that has your students begging for more? If so, turn your projects into a learning opportunity that is...

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...

Getting Started in Moby Max

MobyMax is a completely integrated K-8 curriculum and teaching system with progress monitoring, goal setting, fluency practice, motivation tools, and...

Stay Organized with Google Keep

Staying organized is a struggle for most of us.  Keeping track of sticky notes, notepads, and memos can be a challenge and it presents a challenge...

Student Detectives: Explore in Action

If you are a Humanities teacher, you might be struggling with the idea of exploration in your classroom. Exploring is easy when you can blow...

Flipped Classroom: Student Perspective

The flipped classroom isn't a new concept. There have been numerous books, blogs, and examples of flipped learning in action for several years now....

What is Flipped Learning?

In this video, a science teacher talks about his take on flipped learning and why it works for his classroom. His goal is to help create students...