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Digital Citizenship: A Scope and Sequence

Many schools don't have a curriculum that focuses directly on digital citizenship skills.  Often those same schools provide devices to their...

Digital Citizenship in Your Classroom

I think we can agree that digital citizenship is important, but where do we start? It is a really broad topic, and it can be overwhelming when a...

The Importance of Digital Citizenship

This video will outline the importance of digital citizenship in the classroom. While there are many faces to digital citizenship, the main thing to...

Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens

One of the hardest things to understand is how someone else views the world. As teachers, we need to realize that while many things about the world...

Digital Literacy Explained

Much of what it means to be a good digital citizen should focus on being able to understand and use resources online for communication and commerce....

Creative Commons Guide for Copyright and Fair Use

It might seem like any photo we want to use for a cool lesson or project is just a Google Search away, but that isn't really true. If we are adhering...

Answer Garden Tutorial

One element of a quality blended learning lesson is the ability for students and teachers to interact with each other in a collaborative space in...

Sound Trap in the English Classroom

Using audio recordings in the classroom can be a powerful way to give students a voice and allow them to be creative in new ways.  This is also...

Soundtrap Video Tutorials

If you've been looking for a student-friendly audio creation and recording tool that works on all devices, Soundtrap is your answer!  This...

Digital Footprint Matters

Wherever we go, we leave footprints. It is not different with our online travels. However, the footprints we leave online don't ever go away. Do our...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Trail

The Teaching Channel and Common Sense Media have teamed up to bring you this video about students' digital footprints. Here, you will get to see an...

Lesson Example: Private Information Online

This lesson example from Common Sense Media helps students understand how to better protect themselves online. Here is what they will be...

Teachers & Student Privacy Online

Letting your students use online programs in your classroom can be a little scary sometimes. Even though there are lots of filters and protection in...

Teaching Life Sciences with Tech

Effective technology integration in the classroom shouldn't feel any different than a traditional classroom in that each student should be getting...

Teaching Spanish with Tech

Learning a new language is a social activity. This video from the Ohio Department of Education shows how one teacher is using technology to help her...

Teaching 3rd Grade ELA with Tech

Technology marries well with the concepts and methods of Project Based Learning. This video from the Ohio Department of Education showcases a 3rd...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 2)

Note: This video is Part 2 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 1 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...

Lesson Example: The Moral of the Story

"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio teachers are using technology to support student learning of specific content from...

20 Collaborative Learning Strategies

Most teachers agree that giving students the opportunity to collaborate in the classroom is very important. However, creating valuable experiences...

Socratic Smackdown Tutorial

The Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom.  The Socratic...