Resources

What's New with ILearn? Video

ILEARN measures student achievement and growth according to Indiana Academic Standards. ILEARN is the summative accountability assessment for Indiana...

Truth & Teaching Students How to Think

This blog post by Five-Star's Brad Fischer outlines the importance of critical thinking in today's busy, information-filled world. What does it mean...

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...

Canvas Overview

This video from the Canvas Video Guide for Instructors series gives a basic overview of how to navigate through the Canvas LMS as an instructor....

Critical Thinking Math Lessons

Getting students to Think Critically does not have to be boring anymore! This website by Robert Kaplinsky features a collection of real-world and pop...

What is Your Learning Style?

Individual learning style is the customary way you approach a task.  Often confused with Intelligence, the computational power that you use to solve...

Flashcard Factory: Pear Deck + Quizlet

Two of our friends, Pear Deck and Quizlet, have come together to create an awesome engaging review activity for students!  In Flashcard Factory,...

Formative Assessment: Dos and Do Nots Comparison Chart

This comparison chart, excerpted from NCTE's "Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction," is a helpful guide for teachers as they plan...

Digital Footprint Matters

Wherever we go, we leave footprints. It is not different with our online travels. However, the footprints we leave online don't ever go away. Do our...

Lesson Example: WWII Pair & Share

Ryan McCleary, a History teacher from Alexandria Monroe High School, has created an activity for his students that allows them to think about...

TedEd Scott Mcleod Extracurricular Empowerment

It is a generally agreed upon concept that given the right parameters, our students can achieve mighty and world-changing things.  In his...

CoSpaces Edu-Tutorial

Want to help your students create, consume, and connect using virtual and augmented reality? Check out the CoSpaces Edu tutorial. As you read the...

Digital Citizenship: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

Lesson Example: Waste Less Food

"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio teachers are using technology to support student learning of specific content from...

My Simple Show Tutorial

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

Google Sheets: Functions

This video tutorial will explain how to use the "function" feature in Google Sheets. Essentially, functions are formulas you can enter into Sheets to...

The WeVideo Dashboard

Need a way to produce and edit videos? WeVideo is a free program that allows you and your students to produce and share videos. WeVideo makes video...