Distance Learning Idea: a great virtual teaching tool!
With one simple Chrome Extension, you can easily turn any website into an interactive virtual lesson- in minutes! It is like a miracle, and I am hooked.
Gratitude Worksheet - How to Use a Sunburst Gratitude Worksheet
Looking for a gratitude worksheet to relieve your anxiety? Here is a sunburst gratitude worksheet that you can start using today.
5 Must Teach Routines for Distant Learning
Distance learning has made the need for strong technology routines and procedures more important than ever. Start your year strong by implementing these!
Free Ken Burns Classroom Resources for Grades 4-12.
Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years. Known for a signature style that brings primary source documents, images, and archival video footage to life on screen, these films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources.
Free STEM Websites for Grades 6-12: Middle School and High School
These 40+ free STEM websites: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are for grades 6-12; middle school and high school. Hands on science
How to do a Virtual Gallery Walk using Padlet
Gallery walks are a great way for students to observe each other's work. Padlet makes this possible to do virtually while distance learning!
Live Session Student Whiteboards: whiteboard.fi - Teacher Tech
When we are in class and each student has an individual whiteboard so we can ask a question and get a quick formative check on if they are understanding
An Update to the Upgraded KWL for the 21st Century
In 2011, I wrote a blog post, titled Upgrade your KWL Chart to the 21st Century. It described how I learned about a new version of the traditional KWL (What do I Know, What do I Want to know and wh…
How to use the Attendance feature in Canvas Instructure Tutorial
How to use the Attendance feature in Canvas Instructure Tutorial - YouTube
10 Mouse Tricks You Need to Know
Mouse tricks? Really? Isn't that a little below our technology know-how? That's what I thought too! Until I learn some new tech tips and tricks that made my life so much easier! Who knew a few mouse tips could save me so much time on my computer!
5 Ways to Use Pear Deck in the Classroom
5 ways to use pear deck to keep students engaged, interacting with the content, and to receive real-time data in your classroom!
Walk in Someone Else's Shoes Research Project
This research project is the perfect culminating project for novels such as To Kill a Mockingbird or Walk Two Moons. It can also be used on its own to teach students the power of empathy and understanding. In this assignment, students are given a selection of topics to choose from. These topics inc...
How to Make a Simple Animation. - Picklebums
There are easy ways to make a simple animation, we share a few options for simple stop motion animation as well as printable tools to help you get started.
Free Printable ~ Blank Lego Minifigure
Have you seen that blank lego minifigure going around Pinterest? I loved it, and I knew my boys would have a blast using their imagination to create things with it. The only problem is that the o…