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Visualization of Information: David McCandless

In this TED Talk, David McCandless explores the idea of how we look at information. Information by itself really isn't all that powerful until it is...

Setting Up Blogger for Students

Blogger is a fantastic tool for students to document their learning journey, connect their learning, or share evidence of their work.  The difficult...

The Four Characteristics of Authentic Learning

What type of experience do your students get when they enter your classroom? Will their skills transfer to other aspects of their future lives?...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

In this animated talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson discusses the world's current trend of reforming education and the reasons for doing...

PBL: Minecraft Math Project - Entrepreneur

Here is a great way to use Minecraft as a tool to get students thinking about budgets and starting their own businesses. In this project, students...

PBL: Am I Doing it Right?

Many times educators who are beginning the Project Based Learning (PBL) journey focus solely on the lesson design. This is, of course, an extremely...

Foreign Language News! TV5

Looking for a way to immerse your students in French culture? This website is a great place to visit. The TV5MONDE website is a French site that...

Creating a Makerspace

The concept of allowing students to be explorers and producers in the learning process is at the heart of the "maker movement." Unfortunately, many...

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...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  No need to create your own when Kathy Schrock, creator...

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...

A Guide to Producing Digital Storytellers

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

STEM: Math Meets Biology

FOR REVIEWThe NRICH: Enriching Mathematics  website, published by the University of Cambridge, focuses on material that can enhance...

How to Write Effective Driving Questions

If we boil it down, the only reason humans know anything is because we wanted to answer questions. We are inquisitive and often relentless when it...

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...

Lesson Example: Complete Polymers

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Alternative Energy

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Lesson Example: Cube Satellites

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while...

Lesson Example: Extreme Biosuits

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

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...