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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...

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...

Students as Producers: A Student Perspective

Student-centered learning has become a buzz word in education these days, but have you taken the time to think about how that fits into your teaching...

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...

Teaching Up: A Model for Reaching All Students

In this resource, you will discover the Teaching Up model designed by Carol Ann Tomlinson and Edwin Lou Javius.  Their concept of teaching for...

Formative Assessment: Dos and Do Nots Comparison Chart

This comparison chart, excerpted from NCTE's "Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction," is a helpful guide for teachers as they plan...

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...

Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

What does Depth of Knowledge (DoK) really mean?

Edutopia's contributing author, Gerald August, breaks down the blurry explanations and jargon surrounding the DoK model for deeper thinking....

DoK Game Show

Depth of Knowledge (DoK) can be tricky to understand and explain, especially to parents or stakeholders, without an education background.  This blog...

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...

Examples of Differentiated Instruction

Learning differences can be valued and addressed to best reach each student, but it does require deliberate and purposeful planning.  This post...

Transforming the Classroom with Personalized Learning and Technology

Goldman Sachs, an investment company, shares how they feel their investment in educational technology is setting the stage for ways that technology...

Bloom's Taxonomy for Building Differentiated Objectives

This interactive online tool, "The Differentiator," allows you to create a comprehensive, student-friendly learning objective right from your browser...

Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

This quick overview describes the revised Bloom's Taxonomy model with concrete student and classroom examples.  Lacy McEwen is a secondary level...

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...

Introduction to SAMR

Never been introduced to SAMR?  Learn what it is all about in this quick illustrated video explanation from John Spencer.  SAMR helps...

SAMR Explained by the Originator Dr. Ruben Puentedura

SAMR is a model that helps teachers evaluate how they are integrating technology into their instruction.  Consisting of four levels,...

SAMR Swimming: A Flexible Approach

The SAMR model is often represented as a ladder that teachers must climb.  However, with the blend of different models, including Bloom's...