Resources

Produce: Kelvin Doe at TEDx

What happens when learners are allowed to be passionate and explore in the process of creation? We think it is best if we let Kelvin Doe explain....

PyxisEDU: Pyxis Points & Reports

You work hard to keep learning and Pyxis can help you prove it! This video will show you how to get a report that shows all of your completed...

The Fishbowl Activity: A Rationale

Creating an environment where students can practice listening, wisely responding, and mastering content is no easy feat.  Here, the folks at...

Infographics: Creative Assessment

This website by Kathy Schrock is a great resource for developing lessons and projects that will showcase infographics as a form of student...

Add A Pin to Historypin

Historypin, the user-generated archive of historical photos, videos, and audio recordings, is an excellent tool to connect students to historical...

Lesson Example: ESL Students Writing Stories

In this blog post, teacher Larry Ferlazzo, shares his unit for writing stories with English Language Learners. He graciously provides his lesson...

Lesson Planning With Google Expeditions VR

We aren't sure if virtual reality is the future of education, but we are sure that it can be a valuable learning opportunity. Learning is most often...

Lesson Example: TeachingHistory.org

Looking for great resources for social studies? Look no further than teachinghistory.org. This site is a clearinghouse for lots of great resources...

ILEARN Blue Prints

Blueprints define the essential content which will be measured by the assessment. Indiana educator committees in collaboration with content experts...

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...

Stay Safe from Phishing and Scams

What is phishing? The image of a day on the lake trying to catch a fish might come to mind, but unfortunately, that is not the type of phishing we...

Canvas: Communicating With Students and Parents

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some creative uses of Canvas announcements and discussions to keep elementary students and...

Competency Based Education

Helping students set and attain personalized learning goals is the foundation for competency based educational learning models.  Competency...

Quality Student Work Through Sharing

Sharing ideas and listening to feedback makes them better. This concept isn't new! This idea is a bedrock principle in many businesses and work...

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...

Canvas Content Pages

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team provides useful tips to creating the most effective and student-friendly Canvas content pages. In this...