Resources

17 Ways to Use Explain Everything

Explain Everything is an interactive, screencasting whiteboard tool that, well... lets you visually, explain everything.  This video creation tool...

SAMR Scenarios: Can You Identify the Level?

Think you've got a handle on the SAMR concepts?  Test out your skills with some scenarios that are posted on this site from Franklin Township...

Self-Assessment: Reflections from Students and Teachers

This video shows real students talking about their own learning! Students who are allowed the opportunity to be self-aware and reflect on their own...

Classroom Examples Using Pear Deck

Have you ever heard of a new technology tool that sounds great in theory, but you're just not sure how that would work in your classroom?  You're...

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...

Google Slides: Number Sense Activity

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can teach math using the Google tools."...

Getting to Know Blendspace

What is Blendspace? We are glad you asked. Blendspace is a quick and easy way to curate resources for sharing with students or flipping your...

Google Products for Diverse Learners

Meeting the needs for all students, especially those with diverse and special needs can be a challenge for any teacher.  Luckily, Google has upped...

Teaching 5th Grade ELA With Tech

Are you working with a limited number of devices in your classroom? Do you need to create structured time for working with individual students? This...

A Changing History of Assessment

Assessment is changing, or needs to change, alongside our changing students.  Learners today are preparing for a very diverse career path and...

Engaging a Parental Community

We know parent and community communication is very important for teachers and students to be successful, but it isn't always easy. What are some ways...

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 Taxonomy,...

Setting Up Chromebooks for Administering Tests (Kiosk Mode)

Need a way to keep students from cruising around the internet while they are testing on the Chromebook? This video will show you how to set up, and...

Backchannel and Informal Assessment Tool Comparison

Technology has made backchannels and informal assessment tools extremely assessible and engaging for the classroom teacher today.  Richard Byrne...

Khan Academy: Make Coach Recommendations

Khan Academy isn't just for teaching Math anymore. You can now find lots of resources for almost every subject. Most importantly, as a teacher, you...

Teaching Tools: American Historical Association

Looking for some great lesson plans for your social studies classroom? This website from the American Historical Association has a wealth of examples...

Symbaloo: What You Need to Know

Symbaloo is a creative way to keep bookmarks organized all in one spot, visually. We often think of bookmarks as places that we want to get back to...

Get on Your GoSoapBox

No matter the lesson, having a clear picture of how all of your students are faring with the topic at-hand. GoSoapBox provides a web-based and...

The New Google Sites Basics

Google Sites has always been a great way for students to share their interests and learning with the world and fellow classmates. The old Google...