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10 Google Jamboard Templates for Distance Learning

Jamboard is a digital whiteboard that lets even far-flung teams sketch out ideas and save them in the cloud so they can be accessed on any device....

New Year, New You: Tech Tips for 2023

Join the Digital Learning Team,  Diana Smith, Meri Carnahan, Matthew White, & Alisha Foor, for a quick and fun...

Planning & Brainstorming Templates for K-12

Sometimes the initial brainstorming phase of a project is the hardest part, and providing students with a template to scaffold their planning is one...

Practical Uses for Paraprofessionals

This session, led by Tonia Brewer, will share how we can best use SpED, EL and Title I paraprofessionals to support students.Did you enjoy this...

Black History Month Teaching Resources

If you're looking for engaging, relevant resources for Black History Month, this Wakelet collection resource has what you need. With read-a-loud...

Black History Month: A Google Applied Digital Skills Collection

In honor of Black History Month, Google for Education has created eight lessons in Applied Digital Skills to explore the importance of Black history,...

Schoology Overview for Instructors

Welcome to Schoology's Getting Started Guide! In this resource, you will find an explanation of the different areas of your Schoology account. Read...

National Today: Global School Play Day History & Activities

Learn 5 interesting facts about playtime, FAQs, and find activity ideas for Global School Play Day.

Global School Play Day

Visit the Global School Play Day website. Global School Play Day is for public schools, private schools, and homeschool families! Let's...

National Institute of Play

Play is central to healthy lives. Today, a diverse body of play research has shown that play is central to leading healthy, productive human...

The Serious Business of Play

This resource, from the American Psychological Association, offers recommendations to soothe anxiety and foster healthy child development in all...

5 Proven Benefits of Play

This resource explores five proven benefits to support play in schools at home.

The Cognitive Benefits of Play: Effects on the Learning Brain

Learn how playful behavior appears to have positive effects on the brain and on a child’s ability to learn.

Why Play is Important

This resource explores why play is important, the difference between structured and unstructured play, and play at the different developmental levels.

Parents' Guide to Structured Vs. Unstructured Play

Through play, children can develop important life skills that help prepare them for experiences later in life. There are two types of play:...

Hexagonal Thinking | Getting Started

Hexagonal thinking is a fantastic framework for discussion and critical thinking. We love this protocol for its versatility and power. In this...

Google Slides: Cheat Sheet

This resource, provided by the Google Workspace Learning Center, is a reference sheet for those new to using Google Slides. This cheat sheet (their...

Google Drawings Manifesto

In this resource from Matt Miller of Ditch That Textbook, Google Drawings is a blank slate for your students’ creativity. Many teachers and...

Google Docs Cheat Sheet

This resource, provided by the Google Workspace Learning Center, is a reference sheet for those new to using Google Docs. This cheat sheet (their...