Resources

Orange Slice: Easy Grading in Google Classroom

From the Orange Slice website:"Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase your grading productivity and it professionally presents a scored...

How to Use Blendspace: The Basics

Blendspace is a quick and easy way to curate resources for sharing with students or flipping your classroom.  It can also be a powerful tool for...

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...

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...

Getting Started in Moby Max

MobyMax is a completely integrated K-8 curriculum and teaching system with progress monitoring, goal setting, fluency practice, motivation tools, and...

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...

Innovative Learner Collection Overview

This video gives a brief overview of the Awesome 8 opportunities for innovative learners created by Five-Star and the PyxisEdu Team.  It will...

Classroom Examples Using Pear Deck

Have you ever heard of a new technology tool that sounds great in theory, but you're just not sure how that would work in your classroom? ...

Student Reflection: A Tool for Growth

Reflection provides many benefits for students during the learning process. This article from Brooke B. Eisenbach, provides some practical...

Google Chrome - Introduction to Bookmarks and Tabs

This introductory video by Amy Mayer, the creator and author of friETechnology, provides a detailed overview and useful introduction to Google...

Listenwise: Curated Podcasts and Lessons for the Classroom

In a world where we have access to endless hours of digital content, both audio and video, how can educators bring students the very best of this...

MobyMax Sight Words

With the MobyMax Sight Words module, students improve their recognition of high-frequency words. Join MobyMax Professional Development Specialist...

My Simple Show Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use online...