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Strategy in Action: Strategy Harvest

This video, from K20 Center, explains the details of the Strategy Harvest activity and shows some examples of this technique in action. In this...

Google Slides: How to Make an Interactive Presentation

The possibilities for using Google Slides are endless, unless you're only using them as a presentation tool.  Slides are no longer just for creating...

Dylan Wiliam: Importance of Collaborative Learning

In this resource, Dylan Wiliam, Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at University College London, outlines what he believes to be the most...

Strategy: Conver-stations

In this video from the Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling leads her class through an activity called conver-stations. This is a small-group...

Strategy in Action: Thinking With Conver-stations

In this blog post and video from Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling introduces us to a lesson that she delivered to 11th grade students. She...

Creating Mind Maps Using Popplet

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually organize...

What is Content Curation?

One of the new words in education is "curation," and we think it is a great one. Content curation is an essential skill for learners in the modern...

What is a blog?

You've probably heard the word, maybe you've read one, or maybe you've even created one, but could you easily explain what a BLOG is?  Could your...

Question Formulation Technique in Action

The Question Formulation Technique (QFT), developed by The Right Question Institute,  is a straightforward, rigorous strategy that helps all...

Improving Writing and Research Using GSuite

Does it ever feel like you're pulling teeth when asking students to conduct research and communicate effectively through writing?  Does it seem...

PLNs - Finding & Fueling Educators

Teachers have always turned to each other for support and many would claim that the job of an educator is impossible without being connected and...

Why We Need Authentic Assessment

Helping our students gain skills to thrive in a collaborative and changing future is a common goal of any great teacher or parent.  In this blog...

Grow Your PLN

A personal learning network (PLN) must be planted and cultivated over time.  However, you will reap a harvest of knowledge if you invest the...

Making Time for Your PLN

Whatever medium and outlet your personal learning network (PLN) takes, you have to set aside time to keep it going.  In this blog post from...

gSuite Sharing: Setting Auto Expiration

Sharing files in Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets is super easy, but once you have shared a file, it's shared until you un-share it...until now....

Using HyperDocs in Class

If you're a Google Docs user, you've probably wondered, "How could I hype up this digital document to engage my students in more student-directed...

HyperDocs: A Real Classroom Example

You've heard about HyperDocs and you've seen some examples, but  you're still wondering, "Can that really work in my classroom?"  The quick...

Google Slides as HyperDocs

If you love using Google Slides, but are looking for innovative uses of this powerful tool, look no further than this blog post by Lance Yoder,...

What are HyperDocs?

Maybe you've heard of HyperDocs, or maybe you're just looking for a way to amp up the use of Google Documents in your classroom, but aren't quite...

How To Create HyperDocs

So you've heard about HyperDocs, you've explored some examples, and now you're ready to create your own.  But where to start?  How do you begin...