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Political Ads on Social Media: Selling the Truth?


During an election we might take political ads for granted, or just try to tune them out. But can we really ignore the fact that the political ads in our social media feeds are targeted specifically at us? Many political campaign…

Digital Citizenship for Every School


Common Sense Education provides schools with a free, research-based Digital Citizenship Curriculum for grades K–12. Listen to educators describe how the curriculum has positively affected their students and transformed their scho…

Social Media: Is Your Breaking News Broken?


The internet and social media give us tools to find out what’s happening almost instantly – sometimes even in real time. But how much can we trust the breaking news we see online? In this video, hear from two experts on the topic…

Kahoot! in 30 seconds


Wondering if Kahoot! is right for your classroom? This super quick video gives you the need-to-know info about this popular formative assessment tool. 

PhET in 30 Seconds


PhET is a classic,  beloved website among science teachers, especially in physics classrooms. But is it gonna work for your students? This short video showcases the site's famed interactive simulations as well as some pros and co…

10 Great YouTube Channels for Teaching Video Essays


With more than 7 billion videos on YouTube, it can be challenging to curate what's best for your classroom. But amid all of the frivolous, silly, or even obnoxious content, there are gems to be found. On top of this, some truly u…

Google Search Tricks for Research


Google can be a great starting point for any research project. But if you’re looking for more refined, credible, and useful information you’ve gotta get familiar with Google’s “search operators” – basically ways to target your se…

Get Students to Self-Assess After a Quiz with Kahoot


Check out this simple formative assessment tip designed to make the most of Kahoot. Go beyond quiz games and explore how Kahoot's polling and surveying features can get students reflecting, self-assessing, and figuring out next s…

3 Tips for Great Formative Assessment


Unlock the full potential of formative assessment in your classroom! Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and …

Power Up Your Parent Communication


Effective parent-teacher communication is crucial in helping students learn. But for busy teachers, it can be challenging just to keep up. Can apps and other digital tools make it easier to keep everyone -- parents and students -…

How to Deal with Technical Difficulties


Good lesson plans don't have to happen only one way. Hear how one teacher deals with the (inevitable!) technical difficulties that can happen and how she involves students.

How to Put Students into an Active Viewing Mindset


As part of the YouTube generation, students today watch a lot of videos. But do they know how to view them with a critical eye? Hear how one teacher helps his students by putting them in an "active viewing" mindset.

How to Select Engaging Videos for Students


How do you find great videos for your students? Hear one teacher's tips on selecting quality and engaging videos for students.

Why It's Good to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone


Teaching with edtech involves teachers getting out of their comfort zones and trying new things. Hear one teacher's thoughts on the importance of taking risks in teaching.

Help Students Generate Further Questions with Formative


Check out this really simple way to get more out of a quiz with Formative. After a quiz, get students to take ownership of their learning by using Formative to send out exit tickets prompting students to document what questions t…