Video Lesson: Facts, Opinions & Reasoned Judgments

Length: 1:02 Recognizing the difference between fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment statements is an essential skill, one which is often touched upon and reviewed in school. Students need to be able to distinguish between these three types of statements in order to write persuasive pieces, develop proper theses, communicate and engage in debates, and critically […] ...

Video Lesson: Box & Bullet Method of Note Taking

It’s a never ending search trying to find clever hacks and new techniques to make the note taking process easier for our students. Many websites and apps offer features and tools to help stay on task and organized. One tried and true note taking method that has lasted the test of time? The good ol’ […] ...

Video Lesson: Using Advanced Search Effectively

Level: All Length: 2:54 Looking for more? Click here to see all of our video lessons and infographics.   The Internet is a big place. So big, in fact, that a quick search online often results in thousands, even millions, of matching results. Sifting through page after page of results can be draining and frustrating, […] ...

Feature Highlight: EasyBib Title Page Maker

Have you ever struggled with formatting the title page for your paper? Are you unsure of what types of information you should include? EasyBib.com is here to help! With the EasyBib Title Page Maker, you can create a title page in MLA format, APA format, or Chicago/Turabian citation styles simply by filling out a few […] ...

Conferences in 2018 to Get You Pumped Up for PD!

It’s a new year, which often means new goals and new resolutions (ones that we will try our best to stick to, am I right?!) Since we’re all such fierce and dedicated educators who constantly try to stay on top of our game, I bet one of your resolutions is to learn new ideas in […] ...

Video Lesson: Staying Safe on the World Wide Web

Level: Elementary school, Middle school Length: 2:21 Looking for more? Click here to see all of our video lessons and infographics. It’s pretty common to see children as young as three years old use a digital tablet, navigating menus with their hands, listening to music, and gazing at the screen’s moving images. Let’s face it, […] ...

Video Lesson: Digital Footprint

Level: Middle school, High school, College Length: 2:04 Looking for more? Click here to see all of our video lessons and infographics.   Tweeting, posting, tagging, sharing, and pinning are all social media related terms that are regularly used by the younger generation of today. It’s pretty amazing to think that even just 10 years […] ...

5 Takeaways from News Literacy EdCamp

Fake news is such a hot term right now that it’s difficult to spend a day without hearing it mentioned. From Twitter, to Facebook, to even our own president, it’s definitely one of the buzzwords of 2017. Since we, as adults, are seeing and hearing news articles and journalists being accused of publishing fake news, […] ...

Identifying Fake News: An Infographic and Educator Resources

We recently posted, “10 Ways to Spot a Fake News Article,” which highlighted key items to look for on a website when determining its credibility. The infographic found here summarizes the content from the blog post and students can use it as a guide when using news sources in research. Post, print, or share it […] ...

5 Ed-Tech Trends to Look for in 2017

When it comes to educational technology (ed-tech), there are always new sites, apps, and buzzwords. We made it easy for you to start the new year off right with this innovative list of 5 ed-tech trends to look forward to in 2017. 1. Virtual Reality & Augmented Learning One of the newest, most exciting, and […] ...