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Infographics: Creative Assessment

This website by Kathy Schrock is a great resource for developing lessons and projects that will showcase infographics as a form of student...

Google Draw: How to Create a Vector Icon

Creating icons can really come in handy as a teacher. This video will take you through a step by step process that will allow you to create a vector...

Creative Thinking Challenges for Students

John Spencer is a former educator and current author known for his design thinking and the LAUNCH Cycle for students.  Every week he issues new...

Students As Makers & Doers

This link, from the National Writing Project, outlines the importance of authenticity when creating opportunities for students to produce. Make sure...

16 Maker Projects for Your Classroom

Everyone could use a little inspiration! If you are ready to get your kids producing something original, both you and your students might need some...

Creativity Is In Everything, Especially Teaching

In an age of standardized testing, it seems like opportunities for students to think and produce work in creative ways have been pushed to the back...

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

"The idea of teaching creativity in an environment that requires assessment, evaluation, and grading seems unlikely, if not impossible."  This...

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

Some people believe that creativity is an inherent skill that individuals are born with.  However, producing innovative ideas, creating...

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

As Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken the joy in creative expression and knowledge."  With more emphasis...

Student Choice Leads to Student Voice

This article from Edutopia gives us a look into why student choice is an important part of the learning process. Giving students some power over...

Student Voice Means Sharing Power

This ASCD publication, Classroom of Choice by Jonathan C. Erwin, includes an excellent chapter on giving students more power in the...

Student Inspiration! Caine's Arcade

If you want to be inspired, look no further! We all have different ideas, desires, and motivators in life. This is no different for young students,...

Animoto: Creating Your First Video

Need an easy way for you or your students to make videos? Better yet, do you need a great alternative to traditional presentations and assessments?...

LOT or HOT: Moving Up Bloom's Taxonomy

Are your kids LOT or HOT?Sometimes, as a classroom teacher, it is imperative for students to complete lower order thinking (LOT) activities in your...

Flat - Create a Music Score Online

This video will teach you how to use the online software, Flat, to create a new score from scratch or how to import a MusicXML or a MIDI file. This...

Stop Teaching Students What to Think. Teach Them How to Think

"Memorization of facts is pointless in a world where everyone carries around the entire knowledge base of the human species on their person."This...

Choose Your Own Adventure in Google Slides

We often think of Google Slide presentations as very linear: Slide #1 followed by Slide #2 followed by Slide #3, and so on.  However, there is a...

Seesaw and the 4Cs

In the world of educational technology, it's easy to get wrapped up in using tools because they are fun and engaging.  Now, there's nothing...

Which One Doesn't Belong?

Which One Doesn't Belong is a website, created by Mary Bourassa, that provides thought-provoking puzzles for math students.  Each puzzle provides...