Resources

Interactive Science & Math Simulations

The University of Colorado Boulder has created a website that allows students of all ages to simulate experiments in Physics, Biology, Earth Science,...

The Nuts and Bolts of Creating Podcasts

Podcasts can be used across subject-areas, grade-levels, and various areas of interests to engage and educate students.  But if you're ready for...

Symbaloo: How to Share a Webmix

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

Why Skype in the Classroom?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

Google Drive: Uploading Files

We hear about the advantages of the cloud all the time. Don't wait any longer. Get your files off that computer and store them in a safer place, your...

PowerPoint: Adding Videos

Did you know you can embed YouTube videos into your PowerPoint presentation? Microsoft makes it easy to use high-quality, engaging videos that will...

PyxisEdu: Help Us Improve

Earn 5 Pyxis Points by reflecting on your learning!The Pyxis team wants to know how you feel about Pyxis, and we are always looking to make your...

Engaging a Parental Community

We know parent and community communication is very important for teachers and students to be successful, but it isn't always easy. What are some ways...

Math and Engagement Using Seesaw

Seesaw can be such a powerful tool for students to make their thinking and learning visible.  But is there a way to extend this learning power to...

Using Lino.It in the Classroom

Having a shared, collaborative space for students to share ideas, brainstorm, or visually represent their thinking can be a powerful way to help...

Digital Passport in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Passport, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

#FiveStarR1: Participate in a Twitter Chat

Welcome to the #FiveStarR1 Twitter Chat!  We are excited for all of the ideas, strategies, stories, and questions that will be shared by educators...

High Tech Reflection Strategies

The text in this resource from Edutopia explores some creative ways teachers are using technology to increase both opportunities for, and...

PyxisEDU: A Tour of "My Pyxis"

My Pyxis is personalization at its best! The My Pyxis menu allows you to set up Pyxis in a way that works best for you. Explore all of the menu's...

Non-Negotiable Elements of Project-Based Learning

The term "Project-Based Learning" can be used to describe various levels of implementation in schools today.  But how can teachers know if they...

Strategy: Conver-stations

This video from the Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling leads her class through an activity called conver-stations. This is a small-group...

Teaching Math With CK12: PLIX Interactives

CK-12 has a great reputation for providing FREE quality content to teachers. Now they have created an awesome interactive program, called PLIX, that...