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EdTech Quick Take: Romeo and Juliet -- Shakespeare in Bits vs. Wordplay Shakespeare

Posted on Thu, 03/24/2016 - 02:00 by Jeff Knutson

A teacher-focused showdown between two popular digital adaptations of Romeo and Juliet.

Grades

8–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

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

Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

Posted on Thu, 09/05/2019 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Get students thinking about how social media affects their experiences.

Grades

6–12

Topics

Media Balance, News & Media Literacy

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:47 by Tanner Higgin

Start a conversation about social media and identity with this relatable film.

Grades

8–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, News & Media Literacy

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

4 Fresh Approaches to Coding in the Classroom

Posted on Mon, 12/03/2018 - 01:00 by Tanner Higgin

Check out these inspiring spins on learning to code.

Grades

6–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

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

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

Coding Tools Girls Will Love

Posted on Thu, 11/23/2017 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Learn about four apps and websites designed to spark interest in coding.

Grades

K–12

Topics

EdTech, Equity & Inclusion

8 Great Games That Pair Perfectly with Science and Engineering Practices

Posted on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

One of the three core dimensions of the NGSS, the SEPs support student- and inquiry-driven learning.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Instruction & Assessment, EdTech

Power-Up Visual Arts Lessons with Creative Remixing

Posted on Fri, 07/21/2017 - 14:00 by Bronwyn Harris

Add a dose of creativity and critical thinking to your art appreciation and analysis activities.

Grades

Pre-K–8

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

What Do Summer Camps Have to Do with Digital Citizenship?

Posted on Tue, 08/01/2017 - 02:00 by Zoe Steckler

Learn how the skills kids gain over the summer can help them be great digital citizens.

Grades

K–11

Topics

Digital Citizenship, Social & Emotional Learning

Theater Resources for Aspiring Actors and Directors

Posted on Mon, 08/14/2017 - 02:00 by Bronwyn Harris

Give kids hands-on tools to learn about story, character, plot, setting, conflict, and more.

Grades

Pre-K–6

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

9 Great Movies for the Middle School Classroom

Posted on Fri, 09/01/2017 - 02:00 by Betsy Bozdech

Try one of these thought-provoking documentaries to get kids thinking (and learning).

Grades

6–9

Topics

News & Media Literacy

4 Ways to Integrate Media Literacy in the Classroom

Posted on Fri, 09/22/2017 - 02:00 by Rhys Daunic

Use this flexible approach to build students' critical thinking and literacy skills.

Grades

K–12

Topics

EdTech, News & Media Literacy