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Making Connections to Motivate Student Learning

Giving students voice and choice in their learning is an important piece that allows students to connect. Just like adults, students who find a...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Elementary Example

This elementary student connects learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube. Innovative students connect...

Research Summary: Using Video to Connect Learning

Learners need to connect to new information and make it part of their individual story. This resource is a quick snapshot that provides quotes and...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube.  For example, Little Book Owl who...

Infographics in the Classroom: A Place to Start

This web resource from Teachers First provides some great resources for creating real lesson plans you can use in your classroom. This link will...

Infographics in the Classroom: A Real Example

One of the most powerful forms of learning is to see an example of how instructional practices can be implemented in a real classroom. In this web...

Creating a Great Infographics Lesson Plan

New York Times, Learning Network: The beauty of infographics is that they allow for flexibility and personalization for the learners in your...

Why YouTube?

Why do video and YouTube play such an important role in student learning today? Learn how a teacher in Kent, Washington uses YouTube to help students...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

What is a Vlog?

This blog post gives the basic definition of a vlog and some quick tips to get started.  There are lots of great examples of students becoming...

A Student's YouTube Journey

Follow student YouTuber  EthanGamerTV through his journey beginning at age 7 with zero subscribers till he hit over 1,000,000 (yep, that is one...

Reflections from an Expert YouTube Vlogger: Myles Dyer

YouTube expert Myles Dyer (aka Blade376) shares his journey of vlogging through the last 10 years on YouTube.  What hooked him into the platform?...

Make YouTube Safer for Kids

This video from Common Sense Media has some great tips for parents to make YouTube a safer place to search and explore.  Many of the settings,...

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Hot Trends on YouTube

Stay in the know.  Find out the top six things that kids love to watch on YouTube.  What we love about this video from Common Sense Media is that...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Personalization 'Crash Course'

Personalized learning is a term that is widely used and misused in education.  As our culture becomes more and more personalized, education...

Lesson Design for Personalization

Personalization works to ensure that students are able to make connections through lessons that factor in what they already know and focus on what...

Innovative Learners 8 Opportunities

The word "innovative" will always be a buzz word in education, but what does it mean to be an Innovative Learner?  The formal and informal...

Multiple Intelligences are not Learning Styles

Many educators are under the assumption that Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) and learning styles are synonymous; however, this resource brings...