Resources

Fake Social Media for the Classroom

Using features of social media can be a great way to engage students in your class content. Even though it's a language in which they are fluent,...

Digital End of Semester Final Products

Stumped over how to assess your students at the end of the semester, especially virtually? Check out these amazing ideas from Matt Miller of Ditch...

Digital Compass for Teaching Digital Citizenship

Knowing how to be a good digital citizen is critical in today's world, but teaching how isn't always easy. Digital Compass, a free resource from...

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 Week | Lesson Plans for Grades K-2

It is important to teach students how to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world. "Building a culture of positive digital...

Digital Citizenship in Your Classroom

Digital citizenship is important, but where do we start? Teaching all the necessary skills can be overwhelming. This article from the people at ISTE...

Design School: Canva in the Classroom

Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million...

Early Elementary Login Tricks!

Are you an early elementary teacher, trying to get your students logged into their devices? Check out this blog post from Christine Pinto, creator...

Explore the World with Google Arts & Culture

Google Applied Digital Skills has teamed up with Google Arts and Culture, a non-profit project that works with artists and cultural institutions...

Evaluating Your HyperDocs Rubric

HyperDocs have become a popular way to package digital learning for students.  And because of this popularity, there are so many different...

Explore - Explain - Apply | HyperDocs Simplified

HyperDocs are student-facing digital lesson plans that help shift the focus from teacher-led lectures to student-centered learning. The Explore...

EquatIO: How to Use in Google Forms

Creating and using math in digital form can be frustrating and time-consuming.  Thankfully, there is a Google Chrome extension...

EquatIO: How to Use in Google Docs

Creating and using math in digital form can be frustrating and time-consuming.  Thankfully, there is a Google Chrome extension...

Eight Picture Books to Teach Digital Citizenship

As facilitators of learning, we often want to pair picture books and reading with learning. Eleni Kyritsis and Matt...

Eight Ambient Sound Websites

Looking for sounds to help your learners focus? This blog post from Eric Curts with Ctrl Alt Achieve identifies eight websites that use sound to...

Creating your First Nearpod Lesson

What is Nearpod? Nearpod is an interactive learning tool that allows the teacher to create engaging lessons through Nearpod, Google Slides, or...

Creating Mind Maps with Google Drawings

Mind mapping is an excellent strategy to help students make their thinking and learning visible.  While mind maps can be done on paper, there...

Creating Collections in Epic!

You can create collections of books and videos from your teacher profile in Epic! A collection is like a reading list or group of books and/or videos...

Creating Student Profiles in Epic!

This short tutorial from Ms. Mundo will help guide you to create student profiles in Epic!  Epic! is a free digital library for students and...

Creating Your First Mentimeter

Mentimeter is a digital tool that allows you to make your presentations interactive and engaging for your students. Students can participate in...