Resources

Creating a Great Infographics Lesson Plan

New York Times, Learning Network: The beauty of infographics is that they allow for flexibility and personalization for the learners in your...

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...

Teaching Coding with Tickle App

If you are looking for an awesome app for the iPad to help your efforts to teach the Hour of code, we suggest you take a look at Tickle. This video,...

Google Earth: What is Google Earth?

Google Earth is an awesome tool that will allow your students to explore the world from inside the classroom.  With several ways in which it can be...

pi-top[3] Instruction Manual

This link will take you to the User Manual for pi-top[3].Learn how to…Build the pi-top[3] out of the box - pg 10pi-topOS - pg 28pi-top Dashboard -...

Screencastify: An Introduction

This resource will give you an overview of what Screencastify is and how it works as a Google Chrome extension. 

5 Strategies to Deepen Student Collaboration

Helping students become effective collaborators is no easy feat.  It seems like almost every time students work in groups there is conflict,...

Blended Learning with the TNTP

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

Creating and Using A Hyperdoc

This video explains how use a hyperdoc. The hyperdoc shown is called "I Thought I Saw A Monster" and it is available through the link under the video...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

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

MobyMax Cognitive Skills Science Curriculum

The MobyMax Cognitive Skills Science curriculum lets students explore science concepts through cognitive skill manipulatives. Join Kayla Mallon, our...

Math Learning: The Geoboard App

This video will show you the basics of an awesome iPad and Web app that allows the user to explore the use of a virtual geoboard.Never heard of a...

Getting Started with Sphero

Get student inquiry rolling with Sphero!  This little robot packs a big punch, allowing students opportunities to think critically and produce...

Google Classroom: Using Topics to Organize Classwork

Don't let your Google Classroom become an unorganized hot mess!  The Classwork page in Google Classroom can quickly become a cluttered list of...

Adobe Spark: Eco-Investigation and Endangered Species Activities

Inspire young creators with these awesome lessons and activities in Science and ELA. Give their STEM exploration a boost by having students develop...

Google Earth: Tour Builder

According to Google Earth Education, “Tour Builder is a web-based tool for storytelling. It’s easy to integrate text, photos, and videos onto...

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...

Lesson Example: Extreme Biosuits

The Teaching Channel and Boeing have teamed up to create some problem-based lesson plans that combine science, math, and engineering while building...

Padlet: 30 Ways to Use it in the Classroom

Have you heard of Padlet, but aren't quite sure how to integrate this collaborative technology tool into your classroom?  Look no further than a...

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...