Resources

iPad: Instruction with Rotating Centers

This video takes a quick look at how iPads can be used to make learning more personal for each student. Using centers to allow students time to...

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...

Standing Atop a Glacier With Skype

In this resource the Skype Team describes a lesson where students get to explore a glacier up close. Their guide, Pall A. Davidsson, the founder of...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 1)

Note: This video is Part 1 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 2 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...

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...

Class of the Future: A Student-Created Video Showcase

Can you imagine what the classroom will look like in the near future?  A team of students from the Class of 2015 created and produced a video to...

Pivot Interventions: Custom Intervention Guide

Learn how to create a custom intervention template using the Pivot software.  We know that administrators and teachers are most effective when...

Model the RIGHT Behaviors in Your Room

A common misconception is that modeling classroom behavioral and process practices is not teaching. Teacher and author Michael Linsin disagrees. In...

Animoto: Creating Your First Video

Need an easy way for you or your students to make videos? Better yet, do you need a great alternative to traditional presentations and assessments?...

MobyMax Writing Workshop

In the MobyMax Writing Workshop module, students are guided through each step of the writing process from rough draft to final project while...

Explain Everything for the Chromebook

Explain Everything is a popular app for iOS and Android devices.  Now, this powerful creation tool is available to Chromebook users as well!...

Google Form Quizzes & Math: A Great Partnership

The team at ControlAltAchieve have provided the steps necessary to create effective Google Form quizzes for your math classes with this resource....

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...

Pyxis Launch Guide

GET READY TO LAUNCH!If you are an administrator that is getting ready to release PyxisEdu to your staff this is a guide that provides some tips and...

Tinkercad-3D Printing

With so many digital tools, it probably seems overwhelming to teach students to create 3D Models and utilize those models with 3D...