Tech Tool of the Month: Google Keep Part 2

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In part 1 of this blog, you were introduced to Google Keep. Part 1 of this blog also discussed the application of both the SAMR model and the TRIPLE E Framework as you integrate Google Keep into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions about how to use Google Keep and also shares many classroom … read more »


Get Involved In Digital Learning Day!

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 This year Digital Learning Day takes place on February 27! According to the Alliance for Excellent Education, “Digital Learning Day was started as a way to actively spread innovative practices and ensure that all youth have access to high-quality digital learning no matter where they live.” They define digital learning as “any instructional practice … read more »


Enhance Your Social Studies Curriculum with Podcasts

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“Social studies is like the lima beans on the curricular plate of the elementary student’s day”  Paul Fitchett Wow! Just think about the above quote and how depressing that sounds. It came from an article on the Hechinger Report website titled “How social studies can help young kids make sense of the world.” The article … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Mission US Part 1

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Mission US is a collection of free interactive games to engage students in learning US History. This tool was created for upper elementary and middle school students to learn about transitional times in US history. The missions immerse students in historical settings and empower students to make choices about how everyday people lived in the … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: TES Blendspace Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, you were introduced to TES Blendspace. This free tool allows you to create interactive, online lessons. Yesterday we shared an overview of the tool. We also discussed the application of both the SAMR model and the TRIPLE E Frameworks as you integrate TES Blendspace into your instruction. Today’s post … read more »