Resources

Challenge Your Thinking

Whether we like it or not, it is very hard to overcome our own bias when we are trying to make important decisions. We are all human, and we all have...

Using Caps Lock on a Chromebook

If you use a Chromebook, you know there isn't a specific key for CAPS Lock.  It can be frustrating for teachers and students who are used to...

Blendspace: The Student Perspective

Learning new digital tools and techniques is fun, but sometimes we forget to think about what it looks like to our students. This video will show you...

PyxisEDU: A Tour of "My Pyxis"

My Pyxis is personalization at its best! The My Pyxis menu allows you to set up Pyxis in a way that works best for you. Explore all of the menu's...

Evidence and Arguments: A Fishbowl Activity in Action

Maneuvering towards student understanding of a text's main ideas and primary arguments is an age-old teacher challenge.  One way to further...

5 Ways to Make Class Discussions More Exciting

Class discussions are a great way to check for student understanding, give students voice in your classroom, and encourage critical thinking. ...

Getting Started With Flipgrid

Teachers are always looking for engaging, time-saving ways to have students share and reflect on their learning in a meaningful way.  Flipgrid is a...

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,...

Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Technique

We love the Jigsaw Technique! There are many positive things about learning with this strategy. Students must connect, reflect, and share their...

Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox Step by Step Weblink

This wikiHow page gives you a few tips with step by step instructions on how to clean up your gmail inbox and get rid of unwanted emails in less...

Clean Up Your Google Classroom Web Link

Here is a link to the Google support page that has step by step instructions on how to archive and delete classes in Google Classroom. 

Student Detectives: Explore in Action

If you are a Humanities teacher, you might be struggling with the idea of exploration in your classroom. Exploring is easy when you can blow...

Canvas: Discussions Overview

Classroom discussion is a great way to help students make connections with new material and share their learning process with other students....

Teaching Physical Science With Tech

This video from the Ohio Department of Education highlights a teacher who is using technology to help her 9th grade science students learn at their...

StoryWeaver: a New World of Children's Stories

Are you looking for a reading platform that is interactive with a wide-variety of texts?  If so, discover the magic of StoryWeaver!...

Tinkercad-Tutorial 3D Models for beginners

With so many digital tools, it probably seems overwhelming to teach students to create 3D Models.  Tinkercad allows teachers to engage students...

Blogging With Young Students

When teachers think of blogging in the classroom, many believe this a skill only middle school and high school students can take on.  In...

MuseScore: Text, Lyrics & Chords

The tool MuseScore is a great alternative to Finale and Sibelius. In this video, Dr. George Hess, will show you the basic functions when working with...

Socratic Seminars in the Elementary Classroom

Socratic Seminar is a student-centered strategy that focuses on the power of questioning, inquiry, discussion, and debate. While these types of...

Helping Students Make Connections Between Math Concepts

Math concepts can sometimes seem very abstract to students.  It can be hard to help your learners connect math concepts to their own lives....