Resources

What is gSuite for Education?

You have probably heard of Google. You have probably even heard the terms GAFE or gSuite, but what do those terms really mean? What applications or...

Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day was started as a way to actively spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital...

How to Run an Hour of Code

If you want to start and Hour of Code with your students this is the place to start. This short video will list all of the steps that go into getting...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be providing more...

Canvas Tutorial: How to Set a Front Page in a Course

This website is part of the Canvas Instructor Guide; this specific tutorial provides step-by-step directions on how to change the course home page...

Symbaloo: What You Need to Know

Symbaloo is an organized and visually appealing way to keep bookmarks organized in one spot. Bookmarks are  saved web links we visit often. In...

EDpuzzle: Student Projects

Teachers are able to create videos and assessments via EDpuzzle, but imagine the power of STUDENTS finding and creating videos in EDpuzzle! Watch...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While it's important for students to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to get them creating a quality product are not...

Balancing Risk-Taking and Failure

In order to grow we have to take risks. However, this can be difficult as a leader because so many are depending on you for guidance. This article,...

Orange Slice: Easy Grading in Google Classroom

Orange Slice is a useful GSuite-Google Docs add-on to make your grading more productive.  The Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase...

Chromebook Accessibility: Navigating With the Keyboard

When working with students who have a diverse set of needs, it's good to know that Google Chromebooks have been designed to be accessible to many...

Draw.io to Design and Model

Draw.io is a free flowchart and mapping tool that stores to Google Drive, OneDrive, or other cloud storage solutions.  Use it to design database...

Diigo: How to Organize an Outline

In this short video tutorial, Vicki Davis, the creator and author of the blog Cool Cat Teacher, demonstrates how to use Diigo Outliners to...

Pear Deck Orchard: Ready-to-Use Lessons and Activities

If you love using Pear Deck with your students, but don't always have the time to create a new slide deck from scratch, Pear Deck Orchard is here to...

Insert Learning: Your First Lesson

Are you looking for an easy way to transform content into e-learning lessons for your students? Then look no further than Insert...

Flashcard Factory: Pear Deck + Quizlet

Two of our friends, Pear Deck and Quizlet, have come together to create an awesome, engaging vocabulary activity for students!  In Flashcard...

Digital Passport in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Passport, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Actively Learn: Reading Engagement

Actively Learn is one or our favorite tools to get students more engaged in reading. Once you give a reading assignment, you're at the mercy of the...

iPad App: Book Creator

Book Creator is an app that lets you create interactive multimedia iPad books. Students can share these books electronically so others can read them....

Scaffolding Student Reflections

It is obvious that we feel that reflection is important for students. This article from Edutopia will outline the importance of making sure students...