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5 Online Discussion Tools to Fuel Student Engagement

Posted on Tue, 03/03/2020 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Give students a chance to connect with each other and be heard.

Grades

3–12

Topics

EdTech, Relationships & Communication

How to Teach Your Students to Think Before They Post

Posted on Tue, 02/19/2019 - 00:00 by Jeff Knutson

Twelve lesson plans to help kids deal with ethical dilemmas in today's digital world.

Grades

3–8

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity, Relationships & Communication

EdTech Quick Take: Evernote Vs. Notability

Posted on Thu, 04/09/2015 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

A quick look at how these popular note-taking tools can work in the classroom.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech

3 Ways to Improve Your Group Work Lesson Plan

Posted on Tue, 02/05/2019 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Help your students take more ownership over classroom collaboration.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Classroom Management, Instruction & Assessment

Is Breaking News Broken on Social Media?

Posted on Wed, 08/12/2020 - 10:59 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about social media's impact on how we interpret the news.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

9 Top YouTube Channels to Boost Classroom Lessons

Posted on Thu, 01/24/2019 - 06:00 by Jeff Knutson

Find great videos to bring the world and all of its wonder into your classroom.

Grades

3–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Posted on Tue, 07/17/2018 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Learn measured, sensible, and responsible ways to approach social media use in schools.

Topics

Classroom Management, Privacy & Security

Why and How to Use YouTube Video Essays in Your Classroom

Posted on Fri, 02/21/2020 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Use this unique art form to build your students' media-literacy skills.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

8 Ways Teachers Can Address White Supremacy in the Classroom

Posted on Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:30 by Tanner Higgin

Help your students build a better world with these strategies, lessons, and tools.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Equity & Inclusion, News & Media Literacy

How Phones Make Field Trips Even More Fun

Posted on Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:47 by Tanner Higgin

Three activities that turn devices from a learning distraction to a destination.

Grades

7–12

Topics

EdTech, News & Media Literacy

5 Questions Students Should Ask About Media

Posted on Mon, 11/19/2018 - 02:00 by Kelly Mendoza

Help kids think critically about the media they consume and create.

Grades

K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

EdTech Quick Take: Zaption vs. EDpuzzle

Posted on Thu, 02/04/2016 - 02:00 by Kelly Mendoza

Check out a side-by-side comparison of two great video-annotation tools.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

Use the #TakeAKnee Protests to Explore the Legacy of Black Athletes and Activism

Posted on Thu, 10/31/2019 - 02:00 by Patrick Johnson

Get students to connect Colin Kaepernick to Jesse Owens and consider the political history of sports.

Grades

10–12

Topics

Equity & Inclusion, News & Media Literacy

5 Free GIF Apps for Students and Teachers

Posted on Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:10 by Emily Major

Experiment and have fun with these GIF-creation tools.

Grades

6–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

EdTech Quick Take: Educreations vs. Explain Everything

Posted on Fri, 08/14/2015 - 11:03 by Tanner Higgin

A teacher-focused showdown between two top-rated interactive whiteboard and screencasting apps.

Grades

6–12

Topics

EdTech