Resources

Strategies for Asking Better Questions

This video, by Thoughtful Learning, will show you some examples of question techniques to get the process of inquiry started. Have you tried any of...

Canvas Tutorial: How to Set a Front Page in a Course

This website is part of the Canvas Instructor Guide; this specific tutorial provides step-by-step directions on how to change the course home page...

Using Google Apps for Assessment in P.E.

This blog post from iPhysEd.com, will give you some great ideas about how to use Google Apps for alternative types of assessment in P.E. by using...

Visual Elements for Blended and Online Course Design

The infographic visually presents four specific aspects of creating a visually appealing and accessible blended and online course.  As visual...

Personalization 'Crash Course'

Personalized learning is a term that is widely used and misused in education.  As our culture becomes more and more personalized, education...

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...

Early Elementary Login Tricks!

Another great blog post from Christine Pinto, creator of GAFE4Littles! One of the biggest hurdles for early elementary teachers at the beginning of...

Strategy in Action: Thinking With Conver-stations

In this blog post and video from Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling introduces us to a lesson that she delivered to 11th grade students. She...

iNACOL: National Standards for Quality Online Courses

This resource is a collect of standards designed to provide a set of quality guidelines for online content, instructional design, technology...

Canvas: Create a Discussion Board

Classroom discussion is a great way to help students make connections with new material and share their learning process with other students. If you...

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...

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments

This is another gem by Eric Curts from Control Alt Achieve. In this video, Eric will show you how to harness the power of Google Keep for organizing...

Using Technology to Accelerate Student Learning

Effective technology integration does not view digital tools as an add-on to the curriculum.  Instead, the use of digital tools can enhance...

Lesson Example: A Creator's Right

This lesson example from Common Sense Media provides a fun activity for students to produce some original work and have a discussion around...

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...

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...

Standards-Based Grading Overview

This video, from Active Grade (Now Haiku Learning), outlines the basic concepts for standards-based grading and how it can give students clearer...

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...

5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

There have been many links found between the involvement of a school's local community and the achievement of its students. There are many factors...