Resources

Getting Students to Connect

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to connect during learning. This...

Essential Components of RTI

The Center on RTI is a national leader in supporting the successful implementation and scale-up of RTI and its components.  Their site has a...

Strategy: Strategy Harvest

This classroom teaching strategy is great for getting students to collaborate. The University of Oklahoma's K20 Learn site is full of great...

Adobe Spark: Creating Videos

The great thing about creating a video in Adobe Spark is that it is very easy. Students of any age could use this as a way to tell their stories....

Creative Thinking Challenges for Students

John Spencer is a former educator and current author known for his design thinking and the LAUNCH Cycle for students.  Every week he issues new...

Kaizena for Student Feedback

Kaizena is a Google Docs Add-On that takes comments to a whole new level.  You can add voice comments, links, and assign resources.  In this video,...

Non-Negotiable Elements of Project-Based Learning

The term "Project-Based Learning" can be used to describe various activities in schools today.  But how can teachers know if they are truly...

STEM: Design Technology Lessons

The NRICH: Enriching Mathematics website, published by the University of Cambridge, focuses on material that can enhance learning opportunities in...

Spring 2018 ISTEP Security - IDOE

Released on March 29, 2018 for the Spring 2018 ISTEP testing cycle, here is the Indiana Department of Education's  Spring 2018 Corporation Testing...

10 Ways to Use Nearpod

"The app is ‘web-based’ and is accessible on a ‘log in’ basis. This means that you can access your Nearpod account through any device that...

ILEARN Released Items Repository Training Module

Welcome. This training module highlights Indiana’s Released Items Repository. This presentation is designed to help educators, students, parents,...

7 Reasons for Standards-Based Grading

This article, from ASCD and Patricia L. Scriffiny, outlines the advantages of moving toward a standards-based grading system. While this might not...

20 Video Projects to Engage Students

In most classes, students of all ages find watching videos to be engaging and and entertaining.  But even more than watching, creating videos can be...

Making Learning Meaningful: It's All About the Why

Have you ever thought to yourself, "They should have learned this last year" or "They should already know this!"?  It's possible that your...