Resources

Blogging in the Classroom Infographic

If you've ever considered blogging with your students, you know what a lengthy process it can be to think through all of the benefits, possible...

Digital Citizenship Week 2018

Digital Citizenship skills are imperative to being a successful citizen in the 21st century. As educators, it is our duty to not only prepare our...

Creative Thinking Challenges for Students

John Spencer is a former educator and current author known for his design thinking and the LAUNCH Cycle for students.  Every week he issues new...

Teaching Math With CK12: PLIX Interactives

CK-12 has a great reputation for providing FREE quality content to teachers. Now they have created an awesome interactive program, called PLIX, that...

No Books, No Problem: Teaching Without a Text

Textbooks have been a staple in the classroom for decades and, until recently, were frequently the only classroom tool at our disposal for relaying...

The Importance of Taking Risks by George Couros

This blog post from George Couros challenges us as educators to become more comfortable with taking risks in the classroom. No matter your...

Squid-Digital Notetaking

Sometimes a keyboard isn't enough and you simply want your students to use a pen and paper.  Squid allows for this functionality on a variety of...

Lesson Example: Private Information Online

This lesson example from Common Sense Media helps students understand how to better protect themselves online. Here is what they will be...

Creating a Story in Sutori

Sutori is an online tool that creates presentations for the classroom in a unique timeline format. Teachers and students can create projects,...

Buncee-Digital Storytelling

Want to change up your students presentation skills and engage them even more in their projects? Try Buncee, "A creation and presentation tool for...

Cult of Pedagogy: 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...

Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

In an age of standardized testing, it seems like opportunities for students to think and produce work in creative ways have been pushed to the back...

Create Better Lessons With Popplet

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

What is Seesaw? An Introduction for Families

SeeSaw is an awesome tool for teachers and students to help connect learning to personal learning goals. It is also a great way to give alternative...

Google Drive Overview

So you're going Google?  That means you're likely going be using Google Drive, a cloud storage system, or your easy-to-access online filing...