Resources

3 Simple and Fun Ways to Get Students to Think Deeper and Inquire More

Getting students to think critically and deeply about a topic can be challenging.  Sometimes it's just easier to provide them the exact steps to...

Student Communication using Social Networks

Unfortunately, many teachers think the worst when they hear social media. There are so many negative stories out there that it might seem like the...

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...

Padlet for Kindergarten

Do you ever feel like integrating technology into the kindergarten classroom is a struggle?  Look no further than Lance Yoder's...

Creating a New Google Doc

Google Docs is a word processes resource that, while very similar in layout to Microsoft Word, has additional features that make sharing and...

Socratic Smackdown Tutorial

The 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.  The...

Getting Started with EduBots

Get student inquiry rolling with Sphero!  This little robot packs a big punch, allowing students opportunities to think critically and produce...

Explore Deeper with EDpuzzle

Providing an opportunity for exploration in your classroom is about peaking interest, but more importantly it is about allowing the students to...

Prior Knowledge Makes It Personal

Connecting is really about students understanding what they already know and gaining new knowledge. Do your lessons work hard at helping students to...

Formative Assessment: Plickers

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

MobyMax Alphabet

With the MobyMax Alphabet module, students master letter-name recognition for each uppercase and lowercase letter in the alphabet. Join MobyMax...

Google Forms: Overview for Teachers

Google Forms is one of the most useful and versatile tools for a teacher. The power of Forms is its ability to gather information of all kinds and...

The Right Time for Inquiry Based Learning

After watching the first part of this resource you might be asking yourself why it has been tagged with inquiry and PBL. However if you watch it...

Nearpod Tutorial

Nearpod has some excellent uses.  It is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that the teacher can control from any device. A teacher can...

#Produce in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #4: PRODUCEAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs When learners get their hands dirty. There...

Teachers & Student Privacy Online

Letting your students use online programs in your classroom can be a little scary sometimes. Even though there are lots of filters and protection in...

Anti-Cyberbullying Toolkit

No matter what grade level you teach, it is never too early to start talking about responsible use of the internet. This is especially true when it...