#21stedchat Resources


July 14th: How to Build Relationships

Books Shared:

I’ve Got Your Back


Creating Magic

7 Habits of Highly Effective People

All of Todd Whitaker’s Books

Blog Posts and Resources

Building Your School Culture…1 Relationship at a Time

July 7th: Social Emotional Curriculum vs. Integrated Empathy

Responsive Classroom

June 30th: What are your summer PD plans?

See archives

June 23rd: Getting Parents Involved

Learn how one school increased parent involvement. Citizens Academy Parent Engagement Program http://youtu.be/Xj6f8hrtDxs 

Tips in Getting parents Involved 

Getting Parents Involved – blog post

June 16th: See arcarchieves

June 9th: Digital Citizenship 

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Lesson Plans

Students love Digital Passport for Digital Citizenship

Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens 

Digital Footprint website: My Shadow

Cybraryman: Digital Citizenship Resources

Great website for Digital Citizenship, I especially like the 9 elements. http://www.digitalcitizenship.net

Edmodo’s Digital Citizenship Starter Kit 

Common Sense Media Lesson plans on Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Site

Picture for Classroom on Digital Citizenship

Article: Definition of Digital Citizenship

June 2nd:  End of the Year

Coming Soon

May 19th: Student Lead Portfolios

May 12th: Coming Soon

May 5th: Coming Soon

April 28th: Coming Soon

April 21st: How Do You Foster Innovation?

See archives

April 14th: How Can Admins Support Teachers That Are Using 21st Century Methods

See archives

April 7th: Creating Sub Plans For The 21st Century Classroom


March 31s: How Can Teachers Support Administration In Move To 21st Century Learning? 

See archives

March 24th: Discussing Student Voice

Student Voice Organization

Student Voice Essays

Student Voice Tip Sheet

Genius Hour Live Binder

March 17th: Using Social Media in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship Presentation

Example of Google Hangout

Article about Twitter Resumes

Teachers – Invite Them and They Will Tweet

A Parent’s Guide to Twitter in Education with Quick Reference

Social Media Video 2013 http://youtu.be/QUCfFcchw1w 

Exploring the Role of Social Media in Education Site

Do We Need Social Media Education in Schools Now?

School Social Media: NYC Looking To Bring Networking, Technology Into The Classroom

What Role Does Social Media Have in Education?

March 10th: New & Emerging Pedagogies To Support 21st Century Learning & Teaching

See achieves

March 3rd: Getting Parents Involved In 21st Century Learning

Tips and Tricks for Parent Conferences

Blog Post: Three Ways to Help Parents Understand the Math Common Core

Kicking it up a Notch Parental Engagement in the 21st Century – Leveraging Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Parents in a Non -Traditional Way.

Parent and Communities Resources for 21st Century Learning by P21

Feb 24th: Sharing Common Core Resources

Edu_Thompson Common Core Resource Wiki

Edu_Thompson Common Core Blog Posts

CCSS unpacked into student-friendly objective statements

Road Map for Parents on Common Core

The Common Core: Why Reading Choice Remains Important  by Dr. Kimberly’s

Humorous video about why we need Common Core

CCSS broken down by standards that incorporate technology Blog Post

Common Core Resources

Cybraryman’s Common Core Page

Sharing Common Core Resource Blog Post by Paul Solarz  

Common Core with Common Sense on iTunes U and many others, search for Common Core in iTunes U library

82 Apps for Creating in the Common Core Classroom

Resources and Lesson Plans from Share My Lessons Site

What Makes a Teacher Effective in the Common Core Age?

Feb 17th: Setting Student Goals and Reflections

An example of student lead conference using Evernote in1st grade

The Continuum of Literacy Learning by Fountas and Pinnell helped set reading goals with students.

Student Goal setting and Reflecting Blog Post 

Reading Goal Wiki 

Students Using Their Own Data to Drive their Learning

Feb 10th:

Feb 3rd:

Jan 27th:

Jan 20th: Brain Based Learning

ASCD: Brain Based Learning

10 Brain Based Learning Laws that Trump Traditional Education: Blog Post

Article: Brain based Learning: The Wave of the Brain

10 Tricks to Reboot Your Brain

Why Optimism is Good for the Brain 

Jan 13th: How To Change The Culture of Sharing

See Archives – resources were ideas

Jan 6th:  Your Favorite 21st Century Web Tools

Webtool Symbaloo


Edmodo and Gaggle

Wordle, Tagxedo and Tagul



TED and Ted ED


SlideRocket, Prezi and Slideshare

Google Docs and Google Apps

Powtoon, GoAnimate



Infused Learning



Only Two Clicks Evernote,  LiveBinders and Diigo




Socrative, Poll Everywhere, Todays Meet

Snack Tools

Dec 30th: Homework in the 21st Century Classroom

Rethinking Grading in the 21st Century

Transforming Homework for the 21st Century Article

Revolutionizing Homework

Digital Badges Article

To Give or Not to Give Homework

Dec. 16th: Motivating Unengaged Students

21 Simple Ways to Motivate Your Students

ASCD Article: Motivating Unmotivated Students

greatschools.org article: Motivating the Unmotivated Student

Education World Article: The Unmotivated Student

Dec 9th: Hiring a 21st Century Teacher

Recruiting Teachers for the 21st Century

Blog Post: What Should an Administrator Look for When Hiring a 21st Century Teacher?

The 21st Century Skills Teachers Should Have

Dec. 2nd: Creating a Global Classroom

iEARN: Learning with the World, Not Just About It

7 Educators on Global Learning: Understanding the Importance of Global Education

KnowGlobe: Classrooms Around the World

Hello Little World

Article: Global Educators: Bringing the World to Your Classroom

The Global Classroom Project 12-13

Global Education Conference

One to World’s Global Classroom Connections Blog

Tedx Talk – Global Classroom

NY Times Global Education Series

Article on Global Learning Forum

ePals – Global Community

Global Classrooms: Model UN

Books as Resources and Read Alouds for Global Classrooms

This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate

Hello! Hello! by Matthew Cordell

Teaching Digital Natives by Marc Prensky

Opening Minds by Peter H. Johnston

Global Being by Angel Cabrara

The Element by Ken Robinson

The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

Nov. 25th: Differentiation in the 21st Century Classroom

Layered Curriculum

5 Steps to Differentiated Instruction

Managing the 21st Century Differentiated Classroom

Inclusion in the 21st Century Classroom

Creating Value and Differentiation for 21st Century Learners

Article: Differentiating in the 21st Century

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 

Nov. 18th: Grades and Grading in the 21st Century

Rethinking Grading in a 21st Century Project Based Learning Environment 

Many Elementary Schools Abandon Letter Grades

Grading and Giving Feedback

Is Grading a 21st century teacher skill?

Effective Grading Practices (2008)

Grading in the 21st Century

Framework for Student Learning. j.mp/upIqpO

Grading and Assessing with “Purpose.” wp.me/s1XdZu-purpose

Nov. 11th: The 21st Century Classroom Environment 

21st Century Learning Enviroment

The Classroom No Longer Has 4 Walls

21st Century Learning Environments by P21

Deconstructing 21st-Century Learning Environments

Video: 21st Century Learning Enviroment

Video: Creating a 21st century Learning Enviroment


Nov. 4th- 21st Century Assessments, Projects, Performance Tasks

Performance Tasks from NY

Reinventing Assessment for the 21st Century

Performance Tasks with Rubrics

Math Performance Tasks

Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium

Graphic 4 21st century skills

Project Based Learning (See also previous @21stedchat on PBL below)

Oct 28th- Why do we still use 21st Teaching & Learning terminology-Resources

Who Owns the Learning? Examples of 5th graders Running the Show

For Students, Why the Questions is More Important than the Answer

The Future of Learning

Teachers, Let’s Slow Down and Teach

Innovate Time

Oct. 21st Paperless Classroom Resources Shared

Prezi- The Paperless Classroom

Article- Is the Paperless Classroom Possible

Paperless Classroom Blog

Paperless Classroom Website

5 Applications to Help go Paperless

Oct. 14th: Topic will be discussing where we fall on the Technology Integration Matrix 

Technology Integration Matrix

Oct 7th PBL resources

A Teachers Journey To PBL 

What Is PBL Really? 

PBL Video: PBL Explained

Driving Questions: Students Uncovering Amazing Content through Inquiry. http://bit.ly/LHlcmC

3 Specific Examples of Kids Doing Work that Matters. http://bit.ly/MQevzd 

What PBL looks like using iPads http://bit.ly/AtEJuO 

PBL and Edmodo Video

Blog about PBL –180 Days of Learning

PBL Example from blog- TI of Math Engagement

PBL resource site

Steps to help start PBL

PBL from U of Delaware

Sept 30th Web tools and resources we use in the classroom?

Jill Thompon’s Web tool page

Best Web Tools of 2011 Article



United Classrooms

Web Resources for BYOT



History/SS WebTools


Sept 9th: How do you communication with students, parents and teachers?

Reminder 101

Classroom Video Blog

What Parents Want in School Communication

Gaggle (Student email)

10 Ways to Use Instagram in Classroom

Pamphlet Example Used for Communication

Why and How Teachers Should Blog

Sept 2: No Chat due to labor day

Aug 26th Chat: Topic:- How do you promote creativity in the classroom?

Saving Fred

Google’s 80-20

Marble Maze

Aug 19th Chat: How do you promote critical thinking and problem solving in your classroom?

Critical Thinking (Elem. site)

Flipped Blooms

Blooms Stems and Activities

Cybrary Man’s Critical thinking Sites

PBL Resources

Critical Thinking Video

Aug 12th Chat: What collaboration tools and resources do you use in the classroom?

Group and Teams in the Classroom

Collaborative Document and Project Resources

Wiki Spaces






Aug 5th Chat: What 21st Century Skills Should A Teacher Possess?

33 Life Lessons No School Really Taught Me

21st century Health and PE

21st Century IceBreakers


Frameworks for Student Learning

21st Century Education Remix Video

Critical Literacies for 21st Century Learners

5 Essential Questions to Ask Before Innovating Your School

How to Effectively Reach the .0000004% of the World 

Fail Forward

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

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