Resources

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...

Teaching Math With Google SketchUp

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. However, because it is free and easy to use, many Math teachers...

Simon Sinek: Finding Your "Why?"

This TED talk by Simon Sinek focuses on how a great leader can inspire others to do great things. How can you inspire your students to do great...

5 Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom

With podcasts becoming a popular form of media for learning and engagement, why not bring them into the classroom?  Besides just listening to the...

MobyMax Sight Words

With the MobyMax Sight Words module, students improve their recognition of high-frequency words. Join MobyMax Professional Development Specialist...

Answer Garden Tutorial

One element of a quality blended learning lesson is the ability for students and teachers to interact with each other in a collaborative space in...

Lesson Example: iPads and Polygons

Creating great lesson plans with technology can be tough, but it isn't impossible. Common Sense Education has a great site filled with all kinds of...

EDpuzzle: How to Search and Find Videos

Teachers have been using videos in the classroom for decades. Nothing used to beat the feeling of a projector rolling into the classroom. Computers...

A Model for Authentic Assessment

Get a glimpse of the process that New York's School of the Future uses to create authentic assessments for their students.  Designing...

Research Summary: Model Comparison on Levels of Thinking

There are distinct differences between Bloom's Taxonomy, Webb's Depth-of-Knowledge, and SAMR.  However, there are quite a few correlations in...

Grades 3-5 Collaboration Rubric (CCSS Aligned)

This rubric, from the Buck Institute,  helps teachers guide students in grades 3-5 in being effective collaborators in a project.  It can...

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...

Generate QR Code Chrome Extension

QR Codes are really handy. If you aren't sure what QR Codes are, make sure to watch out Pyxis resource QR Codes for Teachers.  If you already know...