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Essential Graphic Design Principles

Have you ever attended a conference session or workshop and were overwhelmed by the presenter's slides? We've all been there! Perhaps you've looked...

Five Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Your Classroom

What is Juneteenth, when is it celebrated, and how do we teach our students about this holiday? This post from ASCD provides a brief overview of...

Learning Lab District Admin Overview

Some users in the IN Learning Lab have been designated as their district's administrator in the Lab. This workshop is designed to teach those users...

Genially in the Classroom

Are you looking for a tool that will help you create awesome content? You should check out Genially! Genially is a platform that allows...

Puzzlements

“Curiosity is the engine of achievement.” This quote by Sir Ken Robinson speaks volumes but makes us reflect on how often our students are...

Reading Mysteries & Flipgrid

So many of us love a good mystery story, and our students are no different! Kristin Mulholland, a third-grade teacher in New York, creates...

Diversity & Inclusion

Having uncomfortable discussions with students can be challenging. Although that is true, students need to learn about the history and culture of...

Seterra for Science

If you are a science teacher in search of a game-based platform for your learners to practice their skills, Seterra is the perfect fit. Seterra is...

Leveraging Newsela During Remote Learning

Navigating remote and hybrid learning can indeed be a challenge, especially when we want our learners to converse, discuss, and collaborate. There...

Sample ELA Rubrics

Rubrics are great tools when assessing student work. Using rubrics can guide your instruction, encourage consistency, and let your students know what...

Annotate with Newsela

Marking up text as we read, or annotating, is an important part of making learning stick. With the free annotation feature from Newsela, students can...

Seterra Game Modes

Are you a social studies or science teacher in search of a game-based platform for your learners to practice their map skills? Seterra is a...

Seterra

Seterra is a geography and anatomy map quiz site that can be used from any web browser to explore the world. Students (and teachers) can learn about...

Newsela Certified Educator Course

If you love using Newsela with your students, becoming a Newsela Certified Educator may be just the thing for you. This self-paced course provides...

Distributing Shapegrams to Students

Google Workspace Apps have many versatile functions that allow us and our students to create amazing products. One underutilized tool is Google...

Shapegrams: An Introduction

Google Workspace Apps have many versatile functions that allow us and our students to create amazing products. One underutilized tool is Google...

Teaching Poetry

Are you an educator, preparing to teach poetry to your learners? April has been deemed National Poetry Month, but you can truly celebrate the...

Choice Boards: Peloton Style

If you've explored ideas for offering students choice, you've likely heard of choice boards, the bingo-like grids that provide students a variety of...

Listenwise

How often do you listen to and learn from podcasts? Learning from audio sources such as podcasts and audiobooks is prevalent in today's society. But,...

Edpuzzle: Putting the Pieces Together for Engagement

With Edpuzzle, you can customize the video content you show to your students and get a true snapshot of their learning by inserting questions to...