Resources

Creating a YouTube Channel for your Classroom

YouTube is designed so you can create multiple channels under a single account. This is perfect if you teach multiple classes during the day and...

20 Video Projects to Engage Students

In most classes, students of all ages find watching videos to be engaging and and entertaining.  But even more than watching, creating videos can be...

Making Time for Your PLN

Whatever medium and outlet your personal learning network (PLN) takes, you have to set aside time to keep it going.  In this blog post from...

Using Video Effectively in the Classroom

The key to having students engaged and thinking is to have them be active and reactive to the material. Video is a great tool for doing those things....

Strategies for Asking Better Questions

This video, by Thoughtful Learning, will show you some examples of question techniques to get the process of inquiry started. Have you tried any of...

Canvas Content Pages

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team provides useful tips to creating the most effective and student-friendly Canvas content pages. In this...

Timelinely: Create Your Story

Are you looking to provide an awesome learning experience that will empower your students to go beyond video? Timelinely, an annotation tool, will...

Personalization vs. Differentiation vs. Individualization

Whew!  That is a lot of "tion"s up there!  How do these three strategies differ?  Bray and McClaskey have streamlined what the...

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...

Lesson Example: Waste Less Food

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

UDL Embedded in Educational Laws

CAST is a nonprofit organization that has been instrumental in shaping the National UDL Task Force and embedding Universal Design for...

Teaching 5th Grade ELA With Tech

Are you working with a limited number of devices in your classroom? Do you need to create structured time for working with individual students? This...

Digital Literacy Curriculum: Google CS

Digital skills and digital citizenship are going to be very important for our students' futures. It can be challenging to find time to both create...

Strategy: Photo Deconstruction

This instructional strategy from K20 Learn promotes critical thinking through the analysis of a photograph. This is a great way to engage students,...

Student Communication using Social Networks

Sometimes educators think the worst when they hear social media. There are so many negative stories out there that it might seem like the best policy...