Chromebook Resources for Teachers

Discussion on the purchase and implementation of Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education including a list of resources on using these tools in the elementary school.

Genius Hour Begins

Description of how we are implementing Genius Hour with the Grade 4 and Grade 6 classes. Includes resources and discussion of the steps we took before and during the start of Genius Hour.

Adding to the Coding Education Debate

NPR article discussing whether coding should be a literacy taught in schools along with second languages.

The Best Edtech Podcasts to Help Kickstart Your Professional Learning Network

The Best Edtech Podcasts to Help Kickstart Your Professional Learning Network

8 Sites to Help Teachers Find and Create Rubrics

Rubrics have been around for a long time and, while multiple choice and right or wrong answers are much easier to assess and mark, they are the assessment tool popular with the 21st century crowd. Once created, ...

Social Media Resources for Teachers

Information on a number of free resources teachers can use to learn more about using social media personally and professionally. This article lists resources from the HP Catalyst Academy, modernlessons.com, ...

Easy Lesson Planning With the Planboard App

When I first started my student teaching, my cooperating teacher had me writing lesson plans. I’m talking about lesson plans that were actual weighty tomes with every imaginable detail of what I was going to ...

Free Tumblr Themes For Your Classroom or Personal Blog

Theme Guides is a curator of free tumblr themes. There are over 200 free themes in a variety of styles that educators can use to customize their tumblr blog. All themes offer most of the standard features with some ...

Creative Writing With Inklewriter App: Choose Your Own Adventure Goes Digital

Inklewriter is a web app that allows students to write and share choose your own adventure stye stories in an easy to use online environment. Students can create multiple paths for their stories and teachers can ...

Build Your Own Interactive School Art Gallery Using QR Codes

Create your own Interactive School Art Gallery using QR codes with this list of resources and instructions. This blog posts describes some of the online and offline resources I use to find amazing art projects and ...