Resources

Student Reflection: A Tool for Growth

Reflection provides many benefits for students during the learning process. This article from Brooke B. Eisenbach, provides some practical examples...

Kami: Canvas Integration

Don't pay for Kami but still want to create assignments in Canvas? No problem! Read this article to learn how you can utilize...

Kami: Introduction & Overview

Kami is one of the best apps for annotating and editing PDFs. As you watch the video tutorial, pause, add Kami and utilize some of its free...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Civics Project

In this video, elementary students explore some of the following questions using Minecraft:How do we build a perfect community?What does a "perfect"...

SketchUp in the Classroom

Google SketchUp isn't just for math or engineering!  Want some real examples of using SketchUp in the classroom?  This resource visits the...

Ozobot Evo: Meet Ozobot Evo

This short video will introduce you to both the Evo and Bit, two very small but powerful robots that help you easily create STEAM learning...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Life

This lesson example from Common Sense Media encourages students explore the meaning of the digital world and how it can affect their...

Creating PreK-12 Computer Science Pathway with PLTW

Project Lead The Way is committed to expanding access to high-quality computer science education and professional development across the country...

District Admin: Creating & Saving Collections

PyxisEdu collections allow you to gather resources that are important to your training efforts and organize them into a logical order. This can help...

micro:bit Offline Access

Don’t have internet access? No worries! Although the MakeCode editor is typically used online to write and create projects with your micro:bit, it...

Journey From Teacher-Guided to Student-Driven

Inquiry-based learning is a great way to get students exploring. It is important to remember, though, students don't always come to a learning...

Lesson Example: Social Studies Tools

EDSITEment is a website dedicated to the teaching of Humanities. It's also a wealth of knowledge and resources for any teacher. This resource links...

What is Your Strongest Intelligence?

Many educators are under the assumption that Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) and learning styles are synonymous; however, MI is a very distinct...

Storybird Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use online...

Student Choice Leads to Student Voice

This article from Edutopia gives us a look into why student choice is an important part of the learning process. Giving students some power over...

TEDed Tutorial: Flipping Lessons

If you haven't ever watched a TED talk, we highly recommend that you check them out. The quality of ideas and creativity included in those talks are...

Chromebook Accessibility: Navigating With the Keyboard

When working with students who have a diverse set of needs, it's good to know that Google Chromebooks have been designed to be accessible to many...

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...

A Step-By-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing

The ability to formulate an opinion and convincingly articulate that opinion is a vital skill we need to be teaching our students.  When we...

Current Events in Historical Context

This resource, from UC Davis' Historical-Social Science Project, provides some excellent resources for teaching current events in today's classroom....