What’s so great about Google Drive? And why should my students be using it?
Google Drive is much more than an online file cabinet. It’s loaded with free tools students can use for serious academic work. Let’s look at what it can do.
Tools to Help Students Follow Their Passions
With a little help from technology, a young filmmaker, musician, writer, or artist can pursue their work like a pro.
Introducing the Teacher’s Guide to Tech
Does the idea of exploring technology overwhelm you? Do you ever wish someone would just organize it all and explain it to you in clear, simple language? Then this is your lucky day.
Could You Teach Without Grades?
There’s a new movement of teachers who are giving up traditional grading and finding different ways to measure student learning. Starr Sackstein is at the front of the pack, and in a new podcast episode, she tells me how it all works.
What is 20 Percent Time? A Conversation with A.J. Juliani
Whether they call it 20 Time or Genius Hour, more teachers are carving out regular chunks of instructional time to let students pursue their passions.
Teaching Digital Natives, Chapters 6-10
Part 2 of our 2-part discussion of Marc Prensky’s Teaching Digital Natives, a guide to using any kind of technology effectively for student learning. Great for technophiles and technophobes alike!
Teaching Digital Natives, Chapters 1-5
Whether you already integrate technology in your teaching or you consider yourself tech-phobic, this book will show you how to do it right: ironically, by keeping your focus off the technology.
Summer 2014 Book Study: Understanding by Design
The first installment of our study of Wiggins & McTighe’s book Understanding by Design.