Resources

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Six Questions for Transformed Learning

Just because teachers and students have access to technology in the classroom does not always mean teaching and learning has been truly transformed....

7 Reasons for Standards-Based Grading

This article, from ASCD and Patricia L. Scriffiny, outlines the advantages of moving toward a standards-based grading system. While this might not...

EDpuzzle: How to Search and Find Videos

Teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades. Nothing used to beat the feeling of a projector rolling into the classroom. Computers...

Google SketchUp for Beginners: Part One

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. Its uses range from designing 3D printing projects to creating art...

Visual Elements for Blended and Online Course Design

The infographic visually presents four specific aspects of creating a visually appealing and accessible blended and online course.  As visual...

My Simple Show Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use online...

Nine Ways to Add Posts to a Padlet Wall

This video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates the nine different creative ways users...

Using Khan Academy in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Khan Academy, but we recommend taking a closer look at this flexible, powerful, FREE resource. Khan isn't just for...

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...

Bloom's Taxonomy for Building Differentiated Objectives

This interactive online tool, "The Differentiator," allows you to create a comprehensive, student-friendly learning objective right from your browser...

STEM: A Student Perspective

Ready to be inspired? This student is sharing her learning by recording a video series on the importance of STEM in her learning experience. She...