Resources

Strategy in Action: Strategy Harvest

This video, from K20 Center, explains the details of the Strategy Harvest activity and shows some examples of this technique in action. In this...

Kami: Google Drive Integration

Kami and Google Drive integrate seamlessly. Once you have the Kami chrome extension installed you are able to open PDF documents with Kami...

Formative Assessment: Formative vs. Summative Assessment

This video, featuring Rick Wormeli, digs into the difference between formative and summative assessment.  Additionally, there is a clear explanation...

Harnessing the Power of YouTube

YouTube is a versatile, powerful learning tool, but sometimes it's not always easy to know how to use YouTube's many features to meet the needs of...

Personalization vs. Differentiation vs. Individualization

Whew!  That is a lot of "tion"s up there!  How do these three strategies differ?  Bray and McClaskey have streamlined what the...

Are Learning Styles Invalid?

In recent years, the idea of Learning Styles has been challenged and confused with Multiple Intelligences.  This body of research identifies...

Wonderopolis: A Tutorial

What do your students wonder about?  How do you help them dive into their natural curiosity?  Sometimes setting students free to explore the...

Infographics: How to Do Research

Research is a key step in gaining knowledge about any field. In this video, the professional marketing team at Vertical Measures outline some great...

Graphing in Google Sheets

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Sheets," or "I'm not sure I can teach math using the Google tools." ...

Would You Rather...? Math Resources

Would you rather buy two boxes of cereal and get another for 50% off, or buy one box of cereal and get another 25% off?Would You Rather...? is a...

Quizizz: Editing a Quiz by Another Teacher

Quizizz has an abundance of public quizzes already created! You can search their database to see if there is already a quiz which meets your needs....

Truth & Teaching Students How to Think

This blog post by Five-Star's Brad Fischer outlines the importance of critical thinking in today's busy, information-filled world. What does it mean...

Creating Mind Maps with Google Drawings

Mind mapping is an excellent strategy to help students make their thinking and learning visible.  While mind maps can be done on paper, there...

Google Slides: Build a Snowman Template

If you're looking for a way to help your students learn and use Google Slides in an interactive way, this Build a Snowman template, created by Eric...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Strategy: Connect-Extend-Challenge

One way to deepen student learning of new information is to help them connect the new ideas to their prior knowledge.  This strategy, a Visible...

Elementary Seesaw Activities: Ready-to-use!

This is the jackpot of ready-to-use elementary Seesaw resources!  In this spreadsheet, created by Billings Public School teachers in Montana,...

Get on Your GoSoapBox

No matter the lesson, having a clear picture of how all of your students are faring with the topic at-hand. GoSoapBox provides a web-based and most...

Student Voice Means Sharing Power

This ASCD publication, Classroom of Choice by Jonathan C. Erwin, includes an excellent chapter on giving students more power in the...

WeVideo for Education: Podcasting

Record narration and voiceover with your computer's built-in mic directly on WeVideo's editor. This can allow educators and students to create a...