Resources

Vlogging on YouTube: Try It Out!

Now it's your turn! This planning guide will walk you through items that you need to consider and have ready before launching your own YouTube...

Grading Work in EdPuzzle

You have created an EdPuzzle and sent it out to your students for an awesome learning experience, but how do you grade it? EdPuzzle makes it super...

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...

Genius Hour: Resource Jackpot

There are a couple great things about this resource. First, you will hard pressed to find more of a one-stop-shop when it comes to Genius Hour....

Ideas for Technology in the English Classroom

Here's a quick video to get some ideas flowing about how you might use technology in the English classroom. We are including the links to some of the...

PBL: Intro to Project Based Learning

The Buck Institute for Education is a great resource for all things Project Based Learning. This video will outline and fill in...

What is an Infographic?

You have heard it all before. Infographics are cool. Infographics are fun. But, what IS an infographic? If you have been wondering that same...

Learning Scales to Celebrate Success

This video looks at some ways to share students' successes and celebrate their hard work using learning scales in the classroom. Praise is vital to...

Socratic Seminars for Mathematics

Socratic Seminar is a student-centered strategy that focuses on the power of questioning, inquiry, discussion, and debate. While these types of...

#Think in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #5: THINKAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs when we teach kids how to ask the right...

YouTube Search Filters

With over a billion users watching, creating, and using YouTube each day, it can be really overwhelming and frustrating trying to find the "perfect"...

10 Great Classroom Ideas with Google

This blog post from Matt MIller, author of Ditch That Textbook, pulls together some of the best short webinars from Google Education's on Air...

Lesson Example: iPads and Polygons

Creating great lesson plans with technology can be tough, but it isn't impossible. Common Sense Education has a great site filled with all kinds of...

Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences

This overview video examines all 8 of the established and widely accepted ways that we learn and problem-solve.  Gardner's MI theory supports...

Storyboard That Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One creative online application...

3-Tiered Approach to Interventions

Response to Interventions (RtI) is a multi-tiered approach to student interventions that offers early identification and support for learning and...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

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

Google Slides: Your New Favorite Publisher

Did you know that you could publish cool documents, flyers, and banners right from Google Slides? We didn't either until we found these great Google...

Nearpod Tutorial

Nearpod has some excellent uses.  It is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that the teacher can control from any device. A teacher...