Resources

Making Connections to Motivate Student Learning

Giving students voice and choice in their learning is an important piece that allows students to connect. Just like adults, students who find a...

Copyright Case Study: Vlogs

With the tidal wave of personal video uploads and blogs on the internet, Fair Use practices have come under fire and have been analyzed in great...

Standards-Based Grading Overview

This video, from Active Grade (Now Haiku Learning), outlines the basic concepts for standards-based grading and how it can give students clearer...

Non-Negotiable Elements of Project-Based Learning

The term "Project-Based Learning" can be used to describe various activities in schools today.  But how can teachers know if they are truly...

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...

Expanding Classroom Discussions with TodaysMeet

If you've ever led a fishbowl activity, Socratic Seminar, or a simple classroom discussion and just a few voices dominate, than TodaysMeet is...

5 Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom

With podcasts becoming a popular form of media for learning and engagement, why not bring them into the classroom?  Besides just listening to the...

Seesaw for Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is one of the most important and most effective teaching strategies. This resource will show you steps that can help you make...

Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

This overview video examines all 8 of the established and widely accepted ways that we learn and problem-solve.  Gardner's MI theory supports...

Annotate PDF Documents Using Google Classroom's iPad App

If you and your students use iPads for teaching and learning, you're going to love a little-known feature available inside the Google Classroom iPad...

Pivot Interventions: Guide to Create an Intervention

Learn how to create an intervention using the Pivot software.  We know that administrators and teachers are most effective when they work together...

Google Docs: Print, Download, & Copy

Google Docs is a word processing tool that, while very similar in layout to Microsoft Word, has additional features that make sharing and...

What Students Can Learn From Listening to Podcasts

It's not always easy to get students interested in stories, current events, or other informational resources, but according to this article by...

Teaching a Growth Mindset

Are you a zoo tiger or a jungle tiger?  This simple analogy found in the video shares what is at the heart of the Growth Mindset.  Author Carol...