Books and other Print Resources

Tucker, Catlin R. Blended learning in grades 4-12: leveraging the power of technology to create student-centered classrooms. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2012. Print.

Tucker, Catlin R. Blended Learning in Action: A practical guide toward sustainable change. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2013. Print.


Discussion Strategies to Use with Students

From Collaborize Classroom: Six Discussion Strategy Posters to Use with Students

Examples of student discussion prompts: New York Times Student Opinion section at

Discussion Rubrics

Social Media Tools

  • Facebook Manners spoof instructional video on YouTube; can be a good discussion starter with students.
  • Wikipedia Timelapse showing the 24 hour evolution of a Wikipedia entry. July 7, 2005.


"Twitter in Plain English - YouTube." 5 Mar. 2008, Accessed 13 Jul. 2017.

Published on Mar 5, 2008

A quick and plain English intro the micro-blogging service Twitter.

This video introduces the Twitter service. It focuses on Twitter's ability to connect people in new ways, using short messages and includes:

• Why answers to the question "what are you doing" are interesting

• The mechanics of Twitter - signing up, sharing and reading messages

• How a skeptical person fell in love with Twitter