Resources

Backward Design: The Basics

This blog post from Cult of Pedagogy discusses an instructional design model known as backward design. This method, made popular by...

The Key Principles of High-Quality Instructional Design

This article, from Shift eLearning, explores five principles that should be considered when designing virtual learning lessons:Begin with the...

Gagne’s Nine Events of Instruction

"Robert Gagne proposed a framework comprising of a series of events based on the behaviorist approach to learning. These events follow a systematic...

STEM Certification Resources

Learn all about STEM Certification Resources in this one-page flyer!

WestEd STEMWorks

"STEMworks is your go-to resource for finding and investing in the nation’s leading STEM education programs."In this resource, learn about specific...

Learning Lab District Admin Feature Overview

Personalize your school district’s experience in the Indiana Learning Lab by utilizing our free District Admin features, funded by the Indiana...

3 Back-to-School Tips for Parents of Online Students

If your child is newly enrolled in a virtual school, and it’s back-to-school season, it can be overwhelming for parents. Join Matt White, Digital...

IDOE STEM Cert Spotlight: Guilford Elementary School

IDOE is proud to host Guilford Elementary School from Plainfield as they share highlights about their school and their STEM Certification process....

Educator Series: 2022 Kindergarten Science Standards & Frameworks

Join members of the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) STEM Team and expert educator, Kristen Poindexter to learn more about the 2022...

Educator Series: 2022 Grade 2 Science Standards & Frameworks

Join members of the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) STEM Team and expert educator, Dawn Bick to learn more about the 2022 Grade 2 Science...

Educator Series: 2022 Grade 3 Science Standards and Framework

Join members of the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) STEM Team to learn more about the 2022 Grade 3 Science Standards and Frameworks.Workshop...

5E Instructional Model

The 5E Model of Instruction includes five phases: Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate (Extend), and Evaluate. It provides a carefully planned...

Explore - Explain - Apply | HyperDocs Simplified

HyperDocs are student-facing digital lesson plans that help shift the focus from teacher-led lectures to student-centered learning. The Explore...

Google Tools to Support All Learners

In this blog post, Eric Curts from Control Alt Achieve takes a look at dozens of Chrome web extensions and apps and other...

Science of Reading: Supporting English Learners

This workshop will dive into the five pillars of the Science of Reading, a research-based approach to providing key foundational reading support, and...

Synchronous Virtual Learning Research Findings

This resource supports high-quality virtual instruction specific to asynchronous and synchronous strategies. 

Classroom Community & Management Best Practices: Lower Elementary

Classroom community is at the forefront of success in a class, but just like Rome, it isn't built in a day! Together we will put together a plan to...

Digital Learning Research

In this resource from the Indiana Department of Education, discover the key points from relevant digital learning research, including before and...

How do I give feedback to 100+ students?

Whether it's whole class, small group, or one-on-one instruction, our job as teachers is in a constant state of reflection and growth.Join Matt...

Extra Yard for Teachers Summit: Getting Global

The Extra Yard for Teachers Summit is the College Football Playoff Foundation’s annual flagship event designed to empower and inspire educators...