Resources

Science in Plain English

In this resource, Mrs. Kolbert’s science class has been given an opportunity to look at science in a different way. She has asked students to...

MobyMax Sight Words

With the MobyMax Sight Words module, students improve their recognition of high-frequency words. Join MobyMax Professional Development Specialist...

Right Data, Rich Picture, Best Solutions

In order to get a true picture of what is happening in the classroom and craft the right solution, Josh Parker, 2012 Maryland State Teacher of the...

Canvas: Quiz Creation- Questions

The following resource is from the Canvas Video Guides for Instructors.  It is a detailed explanation of how to add questions to a quiz in the Quiz...

Ethical Content Curation

Curation is king in an online world of boundless information.  Luckily there are guidelines, or a Curator's Code, to keep you from becoming a...

Google Cardboard: Virtual Reality Basics

Google has made virtual reality an option in the classroom by creating a VR device that is super cheap. Even if it's cheap, it will be ineffective if...

Learning Through Reflection

This resource is a chapter from the book Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick which has been...

A Coach’s Toolkit: Three Ways to Build Trust

Building trust isn't easy, but it is possible. When you are helping to build the skills of other teachers, it is important to have a relationship...

Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

This overview video examines all 8 of the established and widely accepted ways that we learn and problem-solve.  Gardner's MI theory supports...

Graphic Organizer & Mind Map Tool

Lucidchart is a handy Google extension that allows users to easily create diagrams, mind maps, and flowcharts. It is very easy to use, and because it...

Creating Mind Maps with Google Drawings

Mind mapping is an excellent strategy to help students make their thinking and learning visible.  While mind maps can be done on paper, there...

Digital Oversharing: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

Number Talks Classroom Videos

When trying to help students think deeper about math concepts, we have to find new ways to provide students opportunities to wrestle with their own...

Classroom Video: Socratic Seminar

Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom. This video gives a...

EquatIO: How to Use in Google Forms

Creating and using math in digital form can be frustrating and time consuming.  Thankfully, there is a Google Chrome extension called EquatIO...

Destination Modern Art!

Understanding modern art isn't always the easiest task. However, it can be one of the best tools in getting students to think about meaning and to...

Canvas Tutorial: How to Set a Front Page in a Course

This website is part of the Canvas Instructor Guide; this specific tutorial provides step-by-step directions on how to change the course home page...