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A Handy List of Chromebook Lingo

Congratulations, you and your students have Chromebooks! These little computers are great tools that will allow your students to elevate their learning. You will now be able to create assignments that were previously impossible or at least, very challenging. Flipping the classroom is just one great example! But first, it’s a good idea to get […]

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Be Internet Awesome: All About Interland from Google

Google’s “Be Internet Awesome” initiative is an interactive way to teach children how to use the Internet wisely. Google does this through Interland, an online adventure game that also teaches the key lessons of the Internet safety. Embark on a quest to deny hackers, sink phishers, one-up cyberbullies, outsmart “over-sharers”, and become a confident explorer […]

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Virtual Tours with Google Tour Creator

Virtual reality (VR) technology has the potential to revolutionize teaching. With access to VR equipment, teachers and students can go beyond the physical confines of the classroom and immerse themselves in a boundless array of environments. Google has taken a big step in making this more attainable with the Google Tour Creator, which utilizes Google […]

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AR and VR in the Classroom

According to ISTE’s “8 Hot Edtech Trends,” augmented reality and virtual reality (AR and VR) are two of the hottest trends in edtech. But how do you know if AR or VR are right for your classroom? AR or VR in the classroom? First you need to determine which technology would best support your lesson. […]

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Gamifying Assessment with Bloxels

Meet Bloxels Bloxels is a platform for creating and building video games. It allows students to build a story from the ground up using pixel art. They can create their own characters, settings, and narrative in a fun and exciting way. But Bloxels isn’t just all fun and games — teachers can also use it […]

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Demystifying Edtech Jargon

Education is a field with a unique affinity for jargon. In any given day, a teacher fosters classroom community with IEPs in mind while practicing effective pedagogy. That sentence alone would sound like gibberish to someone outside of education. The steadily increasing infusion of educational technology into schools has necessitated new terms to describe the […]

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Create, Customize, and Share Lessons with Workbench Education

Working with Workbench Education Teachers looking to implement technology into their teaching can often be overwhelmed by the prospect. How can we ensure that we are effectively teaching content while providing students with the next generation technology and coding skills that will equip them to flourish in the future? Thankfully, Workbench is here to make […]

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Making Your SMART Board More Accessible

SMART Boards are a wonderful resource to make your classroom more interactive. You can be creative with your visuals and have students come up to the board to increase engagement in your lessons. When you have disabled students in your class, however, you have to take their abilities into consideration when planning out your interactive […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Integrating Technology

Integrating technology into your classroom can be a bit like walking a tightrope. Introducing too much new tech too fast can be overwhelming and frustrating for both teachers and students. On the other hand, without being challenged, students won’t be pushed to grow and expand their comfort zones. How do we find a good middle […]

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Digital Online Certifications

Below are some popular Digital Teacher Certifications that are available as a series of online courses. Click on a logo to start your certification track today!