Resources

MobyMax Phonics Spelling

With the MobyMax Phonics Spelling module, students learn how to recognize spelling patterns and incorporate phonics rules when spelling words. Join...

Read & Write Extension for Google Chrome

This video will demonstrate some of the powerful features of the Read & Write for Google extension. Never hear of this tool? That's OK. Here is...

Google Cardboard: Virtual Reality Basics

Google has made virtual reality an option in the classroom by creating a VR device that is super cheap. Even if it's cheap, it will be ineffective if...

Google SketchUp in the Classroom

Google SketchUp it isn't just for Math or Engineering. Want some real examples of using SketchUp in the classroom? This resource visits the...

Lesson Example: iPads and Polygons

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...

Canvas: Create a Course Banner or Image Using Canva

This video tutorial demonstrates how an image or banner can be created and added to a Canvas page using a free online tool called Canva.  Adding...

Nearpod Tutorial

Nearpod has some excellent uses.  It is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that the teacher can control from any device. A teacher can...

Canvas: Creating Assignment Groups for Grading

Groups aren't always just about collaboration. If you are using Canvas as your Learning Management System, there is an easy way to use assignment...

Microsoft: OneDrive Basics

More FREE could storage! Microsoft has produced a cloud-based storage solution that is very similar to Dropbox or Google Drive. You can create Word...

TEDed Lesson Example: Think

Watch, Think, Dig Deeper, Discuss...The TEDed website makes it really easy to create lessons that get kids thinking. This is an example lesson from...

Crash Course: An Educational YouTube Channel

This channel has the videos you need! It has everything ranging from chemical reactions, to learning about supply and demand. It even dives into...

Classcraft: Creating and Customizing a Class

Student engagement and behavior can be difficult to achieve on a daily basis. Fear not, Classcraft is here to help solve those problems.  But...

The Critical Thinking Video Library for Students

Critical thinking is about being able to ask questions, gather multiple pieces of information, and then synthesize it into your own world view. This...

Redefining the Teacher Role in Blended Learning Models

Blended learning offers the opportunity to rethink how teachers teach and students learn.  Technology has the ability to personalize and...

Six Questions for Transformed Learning

Just because teachers and students have access to technology in the classroom does not always mean teaching and learning has been truly transformed....

An Introduction to Padlet!

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to use the new...

Google Slides: Memory Books

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster student reflection and metacognition...