Resources

Microsoft Office Mix Science Experiements

The University of Colorado Boulder has created scientific simulations on their PhET Simulations website. This resource is great for all ages, but...

What is Your Strongest Intelligence?

Many educators are under the assumption that Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) and learning styles are synonymous; however, MI is a very distinct...

Sharing Leads to Learning

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

Getting Students to Think

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to think during learning. This...

UDL Fast Facts

This quick reference sheet on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework describes the fundamental pillars or guidelines that define the UDL...

Infographics: Let's Get Visual

Why are infographics important? This short overview video outlines some reasons you might want to explore infographics in your classroom. It will...

MobyMax Short Answer Questions

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

An Introduction to bubble.us Mind Maps

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

SciShow Kids: A Science-Based YouTube Channel for Kids

Young elementary students seem so curious and interested in all the things going on around them.  Why not feed that curiosity with this...

Twitter: The Beginner's Guide

This article titled "The Beginner's Guide to Twitter," posted by Mashable, is the perfect introduction if you are interested in getting started using...

Lesson Example: TeachingHistory.org

Looking for great resources for social studies? Look no further than teachinghistory.org. This site is a clearinghouse for lots of great resources...

Digital Interactive Notebooks

The most important quality for any digital learning tool is that is enhances the learning experience for the kids. Using notebooks and journals has...

ReadWorks Digital Tutorial

ReadWorks.org, has created a free library of high quality reading passages focused on helping students improve their comprehension, vocabulary, and...

Infographics in the Classroom: A Place to Start

This web resource from Teachers First provides some great resources for creating real lesson plans you can use in your classroom. This link will...

Personalization 'Crash Course'

Personalized learning is a term that is widely used and misused in education.  As our culture becomes more and more personalized, education...