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SMART Goals Tool

Welcome to Hacking EdTech for Equity! In this video we talk about using SMART Goals tool in school.

Word Choice Matters!

Word Choice Matters is a lesson designed to look at different parts of speech and touch on textual examples of figurative language through translanguage. The lesson goes beyond identifying to asking students to create their own sentences using the text as a structural model.

How Does It Compare?

Is Lebron better than Steph Curry? Are Fords faster than Chevys? Will IU beat Purdue next year? Find out by engaging and creating your own statistical analysis, using measures of center and spread! After all, statistics do not lie.

I Am

Using character traits, students will be able to explore their own personal identity. This lesson will help students make the connection of identifying their traits to later doing character analysis in a story.


This lesson helps young students gain an understanding of places to display art, the Art and History of creating the Statue of Liberty, immerse in Art Appreciation, and engage in Art Making activities throughout 3 modules.

Tell Me How You Feel – Opinion Writing

Tell Me How You Feel: Opinion Writing is a lesson designed to break down paragraph writing into a step-by-step process using the OREO graphic organizer. The lesson provides video examples of each step with teacher checks and a Blooket to start.

Reebop Breeding: Modeling Inheritance and Phenotype Digitally

In this interactive lesson, students will learn about meiosis, fertilization, heredity rules, genotypes, phenotypes, etc. through building marshmallow dragons (or reebops). Through this lesson, they will be able to understand and explain genetic and physical diversity from generation to generation.

Finding Textual Evidence to Build Literary Essays

This lesson will help students learn to identify key pieces in a text, used to support arguments for various types of literary essay foci. The lesson focuses on the Notice and Notes structure to teach students note taking and citation strategies, in order to create a solid thesis/essay after close-reading a text.

A Feast of Proofs: Justifying Triangle Congruence

This lesson will help your scholars deconstruct proof level thinking. By utilizing Delta Math, students can progress from the visual level of thinking about triangle congruence and transform themselves into writing proof like arguments.

Line Segments & Distance

In this lesson, students will learn how to calculate distances in real life situations by using the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem. The interactive Nearpod is included in the lesson.