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Canva: A Simple Guide

Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million...

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...

Differentiated Instruction 101

This video animates a podcast from Katie McKnight from TeachHub and includes a nice overview of the WHY behind differentiation as well as concrete...

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...

DoK Lesson Breakdown

This video from the NY Department of Education provides a brief recap of Webb's Depth of Knowledge Levels. The video  breaks down a Social...

Deep Questions for Math

Dan Meyer, high school math teacher, shares how he creates more open-ended and deeper tasks in his Algebra class.  Using a combination of multimedia...

SAMR + Bloom's = Powerful Integration

Put the tech integration alongside the curriculum model and you get one dynamic duo!  As you read this post from SAMR creator, Dr. Ruben...

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

Just because students are comfortable with technology and love the internet doesn't mean their are great at finding information or deciding it that...

Lesson Example: Weather with NOVA labs

Creating great lesson plans with technology can be tough, but it isn't impossible. Common Sense Education has a great site filled with all kinds of...

Lesson Example: TeachingHistory.org

Looking for great resources for social studies? Look no further than teachinghistory.org. This site is a clearinghouse for lots of great resources...

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...

PBL: Intro to Project Based Learning

The Buck Institute for Education is a great resource for all things Project Based Learning. This video will outline and fill in...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Finding Volume

This video is a great resource to show your students. The Minecraft character walks the students through the basic concepts regarding the measurement...

Lesson Example: Google Tour Builder

Make history come alive by using Google Tour Builder. This video outlines a lesson for 5th grade students that explores the Lewis and Clark...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Civics Project

In this video, elementary students explore some of the following questions using Minecraft:How do we build a perfect community?What does a "perfect"...

Lesson Example: Google Earth Geography

It's never to early to start seeing the world from different perspectives. This video demonstrates a lesson with first grade students that...

What the Heck Is a Tubric?

For any teacher who has struggled with creating a foundational driving question for a PBL unit, the tubric could be the answer! This video explains...

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...

Why Should My Class Minecraft?

Technology can be a pathway that leads teachers and students into the world of student-centered learning. Minecraft is a tool that can spark...

Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...