Resources

Kickstarting Kindergarten Guidance

Ensuring children are ready for kindergarten and preparing for them is a big task. This document from the Indiana Department of Education offers...

New Quizzes in Canvas

What's the difference between Classic and New Quizzes in Canvas? You may be familiar with Classic Quizzes, the original quiz tool, but New Quizzes...

Teach Engineering

Ready to enhance your STEM curriculum? Teach Engineering offers hundreds of free lessons and activities you can filter by curriculum type, grade...

Learning Lab: An Overview

Are you a teacher, administrator, or caregiver? Are you looking for help in navigating the virtual space? Look no further! The Indiana Learning Lab...

Join the Learning Lab Community!

Join in the conversation with other educators in the state by finding the Community feature and connecting around essential topics and initiatives...

Dream House Project

This video outlines the steps for completing a Dream House Design project that helps students find the area and perimeter. This example is tech-free,...

Getting Started with Google Slides

Google Slides is an online presentation app that lets you create and format presentations and work with other people.  If you need to display...

Using Tech to Give Students Choice When Learning

Have you considered offering your students more autonomy and choice but haven't known where to start? In this blog post and corresponding podcast...

How Personalized Learning Empowers Students to Share Their Voice

You may be familiar with the topic of engagement. Empowered learners are engaged but also have the skills necessary to lead and make choices about...

Using Video to Teach Students Self-Agency

Student-led learning is an increasingly important topic. How often do you promote student-led learning and self-agency? This blog post and...

Self-Paced Learning & the Power of Tech

As educators, we know no one approach meets the needs of all learners. In this blog post and corresponding podcast from Screencastify, learn some...

A User-Friendly Guide To Building Self-Paced Classrooms

With all the variables educators must juggle these days, the cookie-cutter model of lecturing has fallen away; empowering learners and giving them...

5 Ways to Incorporate Student Choice in Lessons with Video

How often are your students provided with choices in their learning? Studies have shown that student choice leads to higher engagement. This blog...

Narrating Directions for Self-Paced Learning

Recording your directions for assignment makes them accessible for all—whether that's students who were absent students, those learning at their...

Results Driven Accountability: Moving Forward

Check out this workshop led by Angela Vaughn, Special Education Specialist. She discusses the purpose of Results Driven Accountability, provides...

Rolling out the 2020 WIDA Standards: On-Demand Workshop

Adam Pitt, IDOE's Assistant Director of English Learners & Migrant English Learners, provides an overview of the rollout plan for the 2020 Edition of...

Making Blended Learning Happen: Station Rotations

Blended learning can take many forms. Station rotations are one form of blended learning that can be tricky to manage and plan. With the help of an...

iPad: Google Slides Intro

Google Slides is a powerful tool for teachers and students. If you are using an iPad, you will need to download the Google Slides App. This video...

Nearpod: Accessing and Downloading Reports

What is Nearpod? Nearpod is an interactive learning tool that allows the teacher to create engaging lessons. This tool will enable you to show...

Google Slides: Speaker Notes

You may have seen in Google Slides the blank box at the bottom that says, "Click to add speaker notes." Who else considers those notes? And how can...