Resources

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...

DocStickers with Google Keep

Add digital stickers right into your students' work on Google Docs with the nifty new integration features from Google Keep!  Students don't outgrow...

Adobe Spark: Creating Videos

The great thing about creating a video in Adobe Spark is that it is very easy. Students of any age could use this as a way to tell their stories....

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...

6 Ready to Go iPad Centers

For ReviewCenters can be very effective in the elementary classroom for allowing both individualized instructional time and leveled learning. If your...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While it's important for students to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to get them creating a quality product are not...

Make Reading Epic! Get Started

Create a classroom account for EPIC! books. This is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with thousands of books that can be...

ReadWorks Digital Tutorial

ReadWorks.org, has created a free library of high quality reading passages focused on helping students improve their comprehension, vocabulary, and...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube, like Little Book Owl who has thousands...

SAMR Explained by the Source...Dr. R. Puentedura

SAMR helps teachers evaluate how they are integrating technology into their instruction.  Hear directly from the originator of the model, Dr....

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Elementary Example

This elementary student connects learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube. Innovative students connect...

PBL: How to Get Projects Off to a Good Start

Project Based Learning activities require a lot of preparation, but are a great way to promote critical thinking skills, creativity, and...

Google Chrome - Tabs

This short video demonstrates how easy it is to use and manage multiple tabs in the Google Chrome browser.  In this video, you will learn how...

What is Your Learning Style?

Individual learning style is the customary way you approach a task.  Often confused with Intelligence, the computational power that you use to...

Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

What the Heck Is a Tubric?

This is a must have for PBL lesson design and inquiry, but every teacher can use it. The video will explain how to use it to generate driving...

Using Popplet Lite on the iPad

Popplet is a mind mapping tool perfect for helping students visually represent their thinking, learning, and connections they make when exploring new...

Quality Student Work Through Sharing

Sharing ideas and listening to feedback makes them better. This concept isn't new! This idea is a bedrock principle in many businesses and work...