Resources

Google Drive: Advanced Tricks

Time to level up! You might know your way around Google Drive, but do you know these tricks? Take a look at some advanced maneuvers and see if you...

Teaching Students to Avoid Plagiarism

All too often we view plagiarism as a malicious attempt by a student to cheat and deceive their way to a better grade. We seek out plagiarism and...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube.  For example, Little Book Owl who...

Seesaw for Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is one of the most important and most effective teaching strategies. This resource will show you steps that can help you make...

PyxisEDU: Getting the Most Out of Resources

Using resources in Pyxis is easy, but it never hurts to know all the tips and tricks. This video will let you know all the secrets to using Pyxis...

Grit: Angela Duckworth

Is grit something you can teach kids? Angela Duckworth think so! In this video she talks about grit and why it's important for our children to have....

Background Knowledge: The Glue That Makes Learning Stick

All students bring a diverse set of experiences to the classroom.  These experiences are what children use to connect new learning to in order...

Sample Canvas Home Page Designs

Here you will see strong examples of Canvas home page designs.  Use these images as a guide to help you design and produce your own home page....

Six Questions for Transformed Learning

Just because teachers and students have access to technology in the classroom does not always mean teaching and learning has been truly transformed....

The Power of Effective Questioning

This video will outline some of the reasons effective questioning is so important. We use questions as a way to build trust in relationships, gather...

A Case for Curiosity

Curiosity is a the heart of student exploration, and learning as a whole. Ainissa Ramirez, in this article from Edutopia, makes a case for keeping...

Using Technology to Accelerate Student Learning

Effective technology integration does not view digital tools as an add-on to the curriculum.  Instead, the use of digital tools can enhance...

Multiple Intelligences are not Learning Styles

Many educators are under the assumption that Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) and learning styles are synonymous; however, this resource brings...