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Resources

Flipped Classroom: Student Perspective

The flipped classroom isn't a new concept. There have been numerous books, blogs, and examples of flipped learning in action for several years now....

Computer Science With Google CS First

Google is a leader in the field of computer science, and they are providing many of their resources to our students. Here is what Google has to...

Social and Emotional Learning in Math

Overview of Indiana's SEL competencies Sample math lesson - Irving Elementary School- 2nd grade Integrating content, SEL, language and computer...

Twitter: In Plain English

In this short video created by Common Craft, Twitter is explained in clear, simple terms.  As you watch this video, you'll learn:What Twitter isHow...

Invite a Guest Speaker Into Your Class Using Skype

When your students are exploring new topics and concepts, there's no better way to help them connect what they are learning to the real world than to...

Adobe Spark Exchange Free Teaching Resources

Getting started with the Adobe Spark in the classroom? Then the Adobe Spark Education Exchange is the right place to get you off the ground running!...

Microsoft Sway: Presentations and Stories

Microsoft Sway is an awesome way for students to get busy creating and sharing! Think of Sway as a way to create interactive presentations, reports,...

Canvas: Communicating With Students and Parents

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some creative uses of Canvas announcements and discussions to keep elementary students and...

Crowdfunding Best Practices for School and District Administrators

School leaders and district administrators can learn crowdfunding best practices and how to maximize DonorsChoose.org in your school and district

Teaching Math With a Full Deck

Learn how to use a common deck of cards to create unique problem sets for your students that will promote productive struggle and help you focus on...

Google Expeditions Virtual Field Trips

This video will give you a look at Google Expeditions from the teacher's perspective. As the teacher you can lead students through lots of different...

Classcraft: Gamify Your Classroom

Game addiction can be a problem, but what if you gamified your classroom to increase student behavior and engagement? Classcraft is an...

Lesson Example: Shakespeare and the Renaissance

Common Sense Media is a great place to find lessons on digital citizenship, but did you know that they have lesson plans and examples too? It is...

6 Questions for Inquiry-based Learning

This resource from Teach Thought provides some excellent strategies for teachers to help guide their students in inquiry-based learning. You will...

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...

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...