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HyperDocs Lesson Planning and Delivery

As you begin creating HyperDocs for your students, there will be some basic features of Google Docs you'll want to know how to use.  Also, it...

Classcraft: Gamify Your Classroom

Game addiction can be a problem, but what if you gamified your classroom to increase student behavior and engagement? Classcraft is an...

An Introduction to bubble.us Mind Maps

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

Using Lino.It in the Classroom

Having a shared, collaborative space for students to share ideas, brainstorm, or visually represent their thinking can be a powerful way to help...

Student Voice to Improve Learning

What would your students say about the learning opportunities in your classroom? Have you ever asked them? This article from Edutopia outlines...

Google Slides: Your New Favorite Publisher

Did you know that you could publish cool documents, flyers, and banners right from Google Slides? We didn't either until we found these great Google...

Six Examples of Popplet in the Math Classroom

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

10 Great Classroom Ideas with Google

This blog post from Matt MIller, author of Ditch That Textbook, pulls together some of the best short webinars from Google Education's on Air...

Collaborative Assignments in Canvas

Collaboration is a critical aspect of learning, and if you are using Canvas, creating groups is really easy. This video will show you how to create a...

Getting Students to Collaborate

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

30 Things You Can Do To Promote Creativity in Your Classroom

As Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken the joy in creative expression and knowledge."  With more emphasis...

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...

Kami: The Collaborative PDF & Document Markup Tool

Kami is a web and extension based PDF and Document annotation/markup tool that works with Google Drive and Google Classroom.  As a teacher, you can...

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...

Sound Trap in the English Classroom

Using audio recordings in the classroom can be a powerful way to give students a voice and allow them to be creative in new ways.  This is also...

Soundtrap Video Tutorials

If you've been looking for a student-friendly audio creation and recording tool that works on all devices, Soundtrap is your answer!  This...

Teaching Spanish with Tech

Learning a new language is a social activity. This video from the Ohio Department of Education shows how one teacher is using technology to help her...

Teaching 3rd Grade ELA with Tech

Technology marries well with the concepts and methods of Project Based Learning. This video from the Ohio Department of Education showcases a 3rd...

20 Collaborative Learning Strategies

Most teachers agree that giving students the opportunity to collaborate in the classroom is very important. However, creating valuable experiences...

Strategy: Reverse Brainstorming

Reverse brainstorming is a good technique to try when it is difficult to identify solutions to the problem directly.  Instead of asking, "How do...