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Canva: A Simple Guide

Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million...

Piktochart: Creating Infographics Intro

Piktochart allows students and staff to easily create beautiful graphs and dazzling infographics. In this video, the Piktochart team gives you an...

Creating a YouTube Channel for your Classroom

YouTube is designed so you can create multiple channels under a single account. This is perfect if you teach multiple classes during the day and...

Lesson Reviews with Screencastify

Tom Mullaney shares how he uses Screencastify to create lesson recaps in his classroom using Screencastify. If you have ever felt like a broken...

Formative Assessment: Socrative Overview

Socrative is a free web application perfect for formative assessment in the classroom.  Students can respond to teacher-created questions (multiple...

Formative Assessment: Plickers

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

Formative Assessment: Using Plickers in the Classroom

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

Formative Assessment: Formative

Formative is a formative assessment tool that allows teachers to ask various types of check-for-understanding questions and see their students'...

EDpuzzle: An Introduction & Overview

EDpuzzle is an engaging and interactive video tool that allows teachers to add various questions (in addition to other elements) throughout the...

FlipQuiz.me

Remember all the hours it took to create a review game before a big test?  Now you can save time and invest all that energy into creating deep and...

Google Classroom: Training Center

Five-Star is an official training partner with Google, and we love their products! The Pyxis Team has developed numerous trainings for Google...

Google Classroom: Getting Started With Classroom

If you're just getting started using Google Classroom, this quick video tutorial from Alice Keeler will show you how easy it is to set up your very...

Google Docs: Basics of Sharing

Mom always said that it's best to share! That is a simple enough concept, but how about when it comes to sharing a Google Document? In this video...

Setting Up Blogger for Students

Blogger is a fantastic tool for students to document their learning journey, connect their learning, or share evidence of their work.  The difficult...

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...

Lesson Example: I know How To...

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...

Lesson Example: Weather with NOVA labs

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...

Lesson Example: Vocabulary Building

This lesson example focuses on vocabulary development, especially with ELL and foreign language students. What better way to use technology than with...

Google Drive: Quick How To

This video is one of our favorites! It is jam-packed full of great information for first-time users of Google Drive. Remember, if the video goes too...