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How to Use Technology to Support ELLs in Your Classroom

Posted on Mon, 05/18/2020 - 01:00 by Jeff Knutson

Quality edtech for ELLs isn't easy to find, but great options do exist.

Topics

Equity & Inclusion, Instruction & Assessment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Teacher's Top Five: August Deshais' Favorite Kindergarten Apps

Posted on Fri, 04/24/2015 - 02:00 by Tanner Higgin

Five teacher-approved apps for building foundational skills.

Grades

Pre-K–1

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

How Mock Elections Can Help Students Write for Different Audiences

Posted on Tue, 10/09/2018 - 06:00 by Tanner Higgin

Show students the real impact of writing during this contentious election season.

Grades

9–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

9 Great Apps and Websites That Integrate with Google Classroom

Posted on Thu, 04/27/2017 - 02:00 by Emily Major

Learn simple ways you can use Google Classroom integrations to streamline your teaching.

Grades

K–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

Empower ELLs with Classroom Tech

Posted on Thu, 04/13/2017 - 02:00 by Ashley Fort

Read how to support students’ language acquisition with authentic, meaningful learning opportunities.

Grades

K–5

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment

19 Great Learning Podcasts for the Classroom

Posted on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 02:00 by Erin Wilkey Oh

Add diverse voices and fresh content to your lessons with free, high-quality podcasts.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Topics

EdTech, Instruction & Assessment