Resources

Getting Students to Connect

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to connect during learning. This...

Infographics in the Classroom: A Real Example

One of the most powerful forms of learning is to see an example of how instructional practices can be implemented in a real classroom. In this web...

Formative Assessment: Formative vs. Summative Assessment

This video, featuring Rick Wormeli, digs into the difference between formative and summative assessment.  Additionally, there is a clear explanation...

16 Maker Projects for Your Classroom

Everyone could use a little inspiration! If you are ready to get your kids producing something original, both you and your students might need some...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 2)

Note: This video is Part 2 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 1 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...

K-2 Teamwork Rubric

This rubric, designed by the Buck Institute for Education, can be used specifically with K-2 students to help guide and assess their ability to...

Pear Deck for Google Slides Add-On

If you love Google Slides, then you are going to really dig the Pear Deck add-on now available for Google Slides users!  Using this add-on, teachers...

Google Slides: Interactive Activities

Most people think of using Google Slides as a presentation tool.  But really, you can use Google Slides for so many creative purposes.  In...

WeVideo for Education: Intro to Projects

WeVideo has 3 types of projects; personal, collaborative and shared. Learn their differences and when to use each one. Watch this video to introduce...

Thinking in Action

In this video, you will see teachers demonstrating questioning techniques and speaking about the value of questions in their classroom. The important...

Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

Canvas Tutorial: How to Set a Front Page in a Course

This website is part of the Canvas Instructor Guide; this specific tutorial provides step-by-step directions on how to change the course home page...

WeVideo for Education: Benefits and Quick Intro

WeVideo is a video editing platform that supports multimedia, screencasting, green screen, voice recording, and student collaboration. This video...

Pear Deck Power-up

Pear Deck Power-up is a free extension that allows you and your students to play embedded videos, animations, and GIFs through Pear Deck. Get the...

Google Slides: Live Closed Captions

Google Slides now has a feature that uses your device's built-in microphone to record your voice as you are lecturing and creates live closed...

Learning Through Reflection

This resource is a chapter from the book Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick which has been...

3-Tiered Approach to Interventions

Response to Interventions (RtI) is a multi-tiered approach to student interventions that offers early identification and support for learning and...

Khan Academy: Make Coach Recommendations

Khan Academy isn't just for teaching Math anymore. You can now find lots of resources for almost every subject. Most importantly, as a teacher, you...

Google Forms: Locked Mode in Quizzes

Thanks to a recent 2019 update, teachers can now use locked mode in Google Forms to keep students focused and distraction-free during tests and...

Rotating Objects in Google SketchUp

This tutorial from MasterSketchUp.com explores different ways to rotate objects within a SketchUp design. It sounds easy enough, but there are some...