Why Digital Literacies are an Important Part of Every Class

The path to quality information is not straight. A recent survey from Project Information Literacy explored how college students engage with news. Most survey respondents encounter some […]

First Steps with the Arduino-UNO R3 | Maker, MakerED, Coding | 1.8 Inch TFT with DS3231 RTC and Arduino

.   . 1.8 Inch TFT with DS3231 RTC and Arduino We were already playing around with LED MATRIX for time and temperature display with […]

Flipgrid as a "Turn-in Bin"

Like many of you before me, I've been struck with Flipgrid fever. This simple, yet powerful tool has transformed many of my classroom discussions and […]

Preparing Youth for Online Civic, Political Action

The internet is where many young people get their news and express their own perspectives on civic and political issues. So, how can educators prepare […]

Data visualization, an important 21-century skill

Although the gathering of raw data and its analysis is not new, in this era of information overload, it has become an increasingly important skill. […]

Future Ready Schools® Releases New Guide for Districts Looking to Blend Teaching with Technology

WASHINGTON, DC—In conjunction with the seventh annual Digital Learning Day, Future Ready Schools®...

Google Draw - the neglected sibling

For the last several years I have been using Google products for most of my authoring needs. However, my students and I seldom venture outside […]

Digital Media Literacy with KQED Teach

Bill Ferriter  I am sure that many of you are familiar with the image above. While I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment, the National Association of […]

More than a "Design your Own Board Game" Project

In a recent conversation, the subject of student-created games came up. As many before me, I've had students create games for a variety of reasons - […]

Twitter, a Tool for Teacher Professional Development

Whenever I share my Twitter experience I face the inevitable, "Oh, I don't use Twitter", and I must admit that the first time I heard […]

Embedding - Generate your own iFrames

If you are like me, you use a variety of tools to share content with your students. Tools like goFormative, Wizer.me, Symbaloo learning paths, PowerMyLearning, […]

Countdown calendars using Thinglink

Although I recognize that not all my students celebrate the holidays the same way, for the past few years I've been creating advent calendars simply […]

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