Resources

#FiveStarR1 Create a Twitter Account

Welcome to the #FiveStarR1 Twitter Chat!  We are excited for all of the ideas, strategies, stories, and questions that will be shared by educators...

Google Classroom: Getting Started With Classroom

This series of videos (as a YouTube playlist here), from Alice Keeler, will quickly show you some of the features available in Google Classroom. If...

Lesson Example: Elementary Metric System

Technology rich lessons take time to develop and can be difficult to think of on your own with out seeing some real-life examples. This video...

Grades 6-12 Collaboration Rubric (CCSS Aligned)

This rubric, from the Buck Institute, helps teachers guide students in grades 6-12 to be effective collaborators in a project.  It can also...

Reflections from an Expert YouTube Vlogger: Myles Dyer

YouTube expert Myles Dyer (aka Blade376) shares his journey of vlogging through the last 10 years on YouTube.  What hooked him into the platform?...

Lesson Example: Attitude & Self-discovery

"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio teachers are using technology to support student learning of specific content from...

6 Ready to Go iPad Centers

Centers can be very effective in the elementary classroom for allowing both individualized instructional time and leveled learning. If your classroom...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to the Creative Educator, you can save time planning and designing digital storytelling lessons for your students!  In this...

Explain Everything for the Chromebook

Explain Everything is a popular app for iOS and Android devices.  Now, this powerful creation tool is available to Chromebook users as well!...

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...

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...

SketchUp in the Classroom

Google SketchUp isn't just for math or engineering!  Want some real examples of using SketchUp in the classroom?  This resource visits the...

Google Drive: Advanced Tricks

Time to level up! You might know your way around Google Drive, but do you know these tricks? Take a look at some advanced maneuvers and see if you...

gSuite Sharing: Setting Auto Expiration

Sharing files in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets is super easy, but once you have shared a file, it's shared until you un-share it...until now....