Resources

Getting Started With Flipgrid

Teachers are always looking for engaging, time-saving ways to have students share and reflect on their learning in a meaningful...

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...

Getting Students to Collaborate

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

Ken Robinson: The Art of Teaching

Sir Ken Robinson speaks to the importance of a liberal education and how technology can help enhance a teachers ability to perfect their art.

Differentiate Lessons With Nearpod

Nearpod is a very versatile tool for getting students engaged in a lesson, but did you know that you don't always have to give every student the same...

YouTube: Can I Use This Music?

This video from Derral Eves will give you some guidance when it comes to using music content in YouTube. Teachers and students need to be aware of...

Storyboard That: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to Storyboard That, an easy-to-use web application to create dynamic storyboards, you can save time planning and designing digital...

Improving Writing With Authentic Audiences

Getting students exited about writing is hard enough, never mind having them go through the revision process with effort and diligence....

Class Dojo Student-led Portfolios

Class Dojo has launched some great new features that allow parents and students to share the classroom experience. If you are already a Dojo user...

Formative Assessment: Formative vs. Summative Assessment

This video, featuring Rick Wormeli, digs into the difference between formative and summative assessment.  Additionally, there is a clear explanation...

Google Slides as HyperDocs

If you love using Google Slides, but are looking for innovative uses of this powerful tool, look no further than this blog post by Lance Yoder,...

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

"The idea of teaching creativity in an environment that requires assessment, evaluation, and grading seems unlikely, if not impossible."  This...

Handy YouTube Editing Features

Surprise, surprise! YouTube isn't just for watching and consuming video content.  What most people don't realize is that YouTube actually has an...

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...

PLNs - Finding & Fueling Educators

Teachers have always turned to each other for support and many would claim that the job of an educator is impossible without being connected and...

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...

Getting Students to Produce

For ReviewThe Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to produce during...

Journey From Teacher-Guided to Student-Driven

Inquiry-based learning is a great way to get students exploring. It is important to remember though, students don't always come to a learning...