Resources

Travel Journals with Google Earth!

Paul Hamilton, from iPad Monthly, shows us how to use Google Earth and Explain Everything as a way to get students engaged in the process of...

Google Classroom: Discussion Questions

This video will tell  you how you can use Google Classroom to lead discussion in your classroom and foster communication. Attach primary...

What Students Can Learn From Listening to Podcasts

It's not always easy to get students interested in stories, current events, or other informational resources, but according to this article by...

Generate Student Questions With Formative

This resource, from Common Sense Education, provides some excellent ideas to get students thinking deeper. This example uses the web application...

Lesson Example: Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Every teacher wants and needs lesson ideas. This website, from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, is a great place to find lesson plans and resources for...

Getting Students to Explore

For ReviewThe Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to explore during...

A Case for Curiosity

Curiosity is a the heart of student exploration, and learning as a whole. Ainissa Ramirez, in this article from Edutopia, makes a case for keeping...

Sharing Leads to Learning

A Case for SharingManners aside, sharing serves an important part in the learning process. Unfortunately, many times the classroom unintentionally...

Vocaroo Student Voice Recording

Many times using voice recording applications can be very daunting, especially for younger students. Once the recording is made it isn't always easy...

Lesson Example: What's in the Soup?

The University of Oklahoma's K20Alt website is a great place to find resources and lesson plans for technology rich teaching techniques. This...

Introducing Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is an awesome tool for students and teachers. This website allows the user to easily create, narrated videos, social media posts and...

How to Write a Quality Comment

As students navigate a world where they interact with others online, it's more important than ever to teach them how to appropriately and responsibly...

Symbaloo: Creating Online Student Portfolios

Symbaloo is a visual, social bookmarking tool that makes it simple to organize and access frequently-visited websites.  One awesome aspect of...

Standards-Based Grading: Zeros On 100 Point Scale

In this video, Rick Wormeli the author of Fair Isn't Always Equal, talks about the issue of zeros on the 100 point scale. If you ask ten...

STEM: A Student Perspective

Ready to be inspired? This student is sharing her learning by recording a video series on the importance of STEM in her learning experience. She...

MobyMax Short Answer Questions

MobyMax incorporates short answer questions into the Science, Social Studies, Reading Skills, and Writing Workshop modules. Join MobyMax Professional...

Ken Robinson: The Art of Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson speaks to the importance of a liberal education and how technology can help enhance a teachers ability to perfect their art.

Key Questions for UDL Lesson Planning

As you plan your lessons to differentiate and personalize for every student, asking a simple set of questions can help make sure your students are...