Resources

Students As Makers & Doers

This link, from the National Writing Project, outlines the importance of authenticity when creating opportunities for students to produce. Make sure...

Google Docs: Basics of Sharing

Mom always said that it's best to share! That is a simple enough concept, but how about when it comes to sharing a Google Document? If you need to...

Student Voice to Improve Learning

What would your students say about the learning opportunities in your classroom? Have you ever asked them? This article from Edutopia outlines...

3 Rules to Spark Learning & Exploration

What if you could transform your classroom just by remembering 3 simple rules when designing your lessons? Ramsey Musallam, in this TED talk,...

Canvas in the Elementary Grades

Here you will find exemplary elementary Canvas course home pages, modules, and resources created by educators at Noblesville Schools, located in...

Model the RIGHT Behaviors in Your Room

There can sometimes be a misconception that modeling classroom behavioral and process practices is not teaching. Michael Linsin disagrees and in his...

Creating a Makerspace

The concept of allowing students to be explorers and producers in the learning process is at the heart of the "maker movement." Unfortunately, many...

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...

Quizzes in Epic!

Create quizzes for your students in EPIC! books. This is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with thousands of books that can...

Canvas: Rubrics Overview

The following resource is from the Canvas Video Guides for Instructors.  It is a detailed explanation of how to utilize the rubric feature to grade...

Twitter: 28 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

This article titled "28 Simple Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom," posted by TeachThought, provides practical ways Twitter can be used an...

Learning Benefits of Inquiry-based Learning

In this resource, Dr. Andrew Boudreaux talks about the benefits of inquiry-based learning in his Physics classroom. Don't worry, even if you don't...

Google Classroom: Creating Classes

Creating classes is easy. This video will cover the basics on how to create a new class inside Google Classroom and some of the magic that goes on...

Getting Started with Educreations

Educreations is an app for the iPad that allows you to easily create flipped lessons and explanation videos for your students. You can easily record...

Teaching Spanish with Tech

Learning a new language is a social activity. This video from the Ohio Department of Education shows how a teacher in one classroom is using...

Canva: How to Create an Infographic

A great tool to use for teachers and students is Canva. In this video, Kimberly Ann Jimenez , outlines some basic uses for Canva when creating...

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...

Google Custom Search Engine

Have you ever wanted your students to search for resources, and they end up on sites that are distracting or irrelevant? Wouldn't it be great if you...