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Lesson Planning.

Are your lessons and units in need of some flavor? Spice up your instructional planning process with these fun resources!

Assessment feel like a fog to you? Here are 3 great tips to creating clear and accurate learning goals.

3 Guidelines to Eliminating Assessment Fog

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Bloom's Revised Taxonomy with Verbs. Great way to think about learning objectives.

Bloom's revised Taxonomy with verbs!

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Great chart that includes various visualization methods. Hover over each "element" for a description.

A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods

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Taxonomy for teaching and assessing project-based learning in the classroom.

Howard-Winn Tech Blog

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7 essentials for meaningful project based learning #PBL #visual

Looking for resources on Differentiated Instruction? Visit Edutopia for helpful ideas to build lessons and materials that fit your students.

Differentiated Instruction

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Great tips on how to use Differentiation in your classroom.

Teaching with the Library of Congress

How Teachers Can Leverage The Library of Congress - Edudemic

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Death and loss can be a sensitive subject in the classroom. Get some inspiring tips and advice on ways to help your students in these times.

In the Classroom: Helping Children Speak about Death and Loss

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Tips for accepting & making the most out of “messy days”.

Embracing Messy Learning

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Before you start your lesson planning, check out these 8 myths that undermine educational effectiveness.

8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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A compiled list of some of our favorite Blended Learning resources and tips!

Blended Learning: Resource Roundup

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7 best practices to inspire creative thinking in the classroom.

7 Tenets of Creative Thinking

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Looking for help with rubrics? With a focus on the middle grades, we've compiled tips, sample rubrics, and resources to help you design and implement rubrics for assessment.

Resources for Using Rubrics in the Middle Grades

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"In the present environment of high stakes testing, budgetary challenges, increased demands on educators and competition for students attention, everyone in the school benefits when humor is part of the pedagogy. " Maurice Elias explains how to incorporate humor in the classroom.

Using Humor in the Classroom

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April Fools' Day is the perfect time to have some light-hearted fun in your classroom. Blogger Matt Davis shares 8 educational resources and ideas.

Here's a livebinder packed full of Process of Learning (POL) examples by grade level and subject.

POL Examples - LiveBinder

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Educator Steven Anderson provided this helpful PDF on POL (Process of Learning) Framework at #ASCD14.

Mark Phillips takes a look the high school sports documentary "Medora" on PBS. He discusses how to use the film in your classroom.

Educator Elena Aguilar gives a great lesson plan for bringing the Harriet Tubman in your classroom.

Professor Maurice Elias gives a great lesson plan for National Poetry Month on Maya Angelou's poetry. The lesson connects aspects of service, history, SEL, and civics.

Teaching History by Connecting Human Intelligence, Innovation and Agency. Great lesson plan for upper elementary school students from Linda S. Levstik.

Heather Calabro shares her PBL lesson plan for teaching WWII to high schoolers.