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...

Blended Learning: Making it Work in the Classroom

There is much ambiguity surrounding online and blended learning models. Online/blended teaching and learning can look different depending on the...

Teaching 3rd Grade ELA with Tech

Technology marries well with the concepts and methods of Project Based Learning. This video from the Ohio Department of Education showcases a 3rd...

Office Lens: Immersive Reader for SPED

This video provides an overview of Microsoft's Office Lens app. It is available on many different devices, including devices that are running Google...

Google Sheets: Sharing

Google Sheets, like other gSuite resources, can be easily shared with classmates, colleagues, or other collaborators with a few simple clicks. ...

Google Docs: Adding Content

Google Docs is a word processing tool that, while very similar in layout to Microsoft Word, has additional features that make sharing and...

The Critique Protocol: Producing Quality Work

Students need to have access to quality feedback in order to produce quality products. While a teacher can provide much of that feedback, it is also...

Creating and Using A Hyperdoc

This video explains how use a hyperdoc. The hyperdoc shown is called "I Thought I Saw A Monster" and it is available through the link under the video...

Benefits of Mind Maps

Helping students make their thinking and learning visible isn't always an easy task.  Mind mapping is a technique that can be used to help...

District Admin: Managing Users

Your District Administrator account will allow you manage certain aspects of your district users’ accounts, as well as, create and edit user...

Google Sheets: Inserting a Chart

Google Sheets provides the ability to create a variety of charts in a spreadsheet. Charts allow data to be placed in a more visually appealing...

Prior Knowledge Makes It Personal

Connecting is really about students understanding what they already know and gaining new knowledge. Do your lessons work hard at helping students to...

Google Slides: Interactive Activities

Most people think of using Google Slides as a presentation tool.  But really, you can use Google Slides for so many creative purposes.  In...

Learning Through Reflection

This resource is a chapter from the book Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick which has been...

WeVideo for Education: Education Tools

WeVideo has some amazing tools and resources to help educators and their students better use WeVideo as a natural part of the learning process. Check...

What Is Coding?

This quick video is a great way to lead into the beginning of a coding project or to show students at the start of a Genius Hour. It is also a great...

MobyMax Social Studies

The MobyMax Social Studies curriculum lets students explore concepts in history, geography, economics, and government through cognitive skill...

Toontastic-Digital Storytelling

 Toontastic is a great tool to utilize for Digital storytelling.  This resource will teach you how to use Toontastic.  As...

Reinventing Physical Education

Creativity is about challenging the way we look at the world as we know it. Can you imagine a Physical Education classroom that relies on technology...

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...