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EdTech Quick Take: The Land of Venn - Geometric Defense vs. DragonBox Elements

Posted on Fri, 09/25/2015 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

A teacher-focused showdown between two top-rated conceptual geometry apps.

Grades

1–8

Topics

EdTech

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 You Can Build Democracy in the Classroom

Posted on Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Foster democratic principles through teacher-student partnership and shared decision-making.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Equity & Inclusion, Professional Learning

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

4 Great Video Resources for Middle and High School Classrooms

Posted on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

Add these resources to your toolkit to inspire and engage students.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, News & Media Literacy

Help Students Fact-Check the Web Like the Pros

Posted on Tue, 02/28/2017 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

With so much information on the web -- true, false, and everything in between -- it’s no wonder students have a hard time separating fact from fiction.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

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

Are Targeted Political Ads Deceiving Voters?

Posted on Wed, 10/07/2020 - 15:29 by Jeff Knutson

Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about political ads on social media.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

Discuss How the News Covers Mass Violence with Your Students

Posted on Tue, 08/27/2019 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Host a classroom discussion and activity that explores how the media responds to tragic events.

Grades

8–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Real Fake News: Exploring Actual Examples of Newspaper Bias

Posted on Thu, 08/29/2019 - 08:50 by Tanner Higgin

Help students get beyond the buzzword.

Grades

10–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

How to Use the Vaping and Juuling Trend to Teach Media Literacy

Posted on Fri, 10/04/2019 - 08:54 by Tanner Higgin

Help students recognize and analyze age-old advertising tricks.

Grades

6–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Kick Off the School Year with Interest-Driven Projects

Posted on Tue, 07/24/2018 - 12:00 by Tanner Higgin

Make the most of students' summer experiences with this must-do back-to-school activity.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Classroom Management, Instruction & Assessment

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

Best EdTech of 2016

Posted on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 06:00 by Tanner Higgin

The 20 best apps, games, and websites for learning from 2016.

Topics

EdTech

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