Resources

Pear Deck: Create a New Presentation

Pear Deck is an Add-On for Google Slides and Powerpoint Online that allows you to make your presentations more interactive and engaging for your...

What are Pear Deck Slides? A Quick Overview for Teachers

A powerful benefit to teaching and learning in a technology-rich environment is the ability to engage and assess each and every student in real time....

Google URL Tricks

Want to know how your favorite edtech guru shares resources with you in presentation view or forces a copy to you? Well, look no further! All the...

Google Sheets: Input Data, Output Success

Google Sheets is an incredibly flexible and powerful tool for teachers. With it, you can input, edit, and analyze data. And, just like with other...

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...

5 tips for Interactive Meetings with Q&A and Polls

Are you looking to increase interactivity in your virtual meetings? Check out this resource for five suggestions on how to do just that!Note: This...

5 Clue Challenge Videos

Allow students to flex their research muscles and explore beyond the walls of your classroom with 5 Clue Challenges, short videos that give five...

40 Questions to Scaffold Reflection

Reflecting on learning is an important part of the learning process, but it's oftentimes the portion that falls to the wayside or gets crowded out....

3-2-1 Reflection Protocol with Takeaway Templates

Reflecting is a critical step during the learning process! The 3-2-1 protocol is a simple way to get students reflecting or giving feedback.Check out...

3 YouTube Safe Viewing Options

What do we do when we find the perfect video for our students, but we are fearful of users' comments, ads, or additional content viewable in the...

25 Practical Ways to Use Google Forms in Class

Google Forms is one of the most useful and versatile tools for teachers. Frequently we fall into the trap that Forms are only used for quick...

Options for Remote Student Choice

Student choice is at the heart of student empowerment, but it can be difficult to contemplate all the options for choice when we aren't teaching and...

Phishing Quiz from Google

You've probably heard the term "phishing," but identifying these attempts to trick you into giving up your personal information can be trickier than...

Digital Escape Rooms

Digital escape rooms are among the latest and greatest ideas for creative problem-solving opportunities for students. With this resource from Ditch...

Baamboozle

If your students are tired of the same old class review games, Baamboozle is a great option to try! Bamboozle is a freemium, game-based learning...

Google My Maps

You're probably familiar with Google Maps, but what about Google My Maps? My Maps is an interactive, collaborative map-making tool from Google that...

Pear Deck Flashcard Factory: Grab Your Hard Hat

As facilitators of learning, we are not new to the fact that intentional vocabulary development is critical for our learners. Pear Deck, an...

Diversity & Inclusion

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

Flipgrid: The Power of Student Voice

Flipgrid is a free website that allows teachers to create groups to facilitate video discussions. Each group is where students join discussions and...

20 Ways to Use Formative for Assessment

Are you looking to creatively assess your students? Matt Miller from Ditch that Textbook has created this blog post, detailing 20 different ways you...