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Three Types of Interactions in Virtual Learning

When designing a virtual lesson (any lesson, really) it's vital that we keep in mind our students' interactions throughout the lesson. In this...

Creating Choice Boards in Google Docs

Choice boards are a great way to differentiate learning, give student choice in learning, and remove potential barriers to learning. When made...

The Importance of Creating Your Own Videos for Virtual Learning

"Teacher-made videos can be a great way to support all students, especially the 1 in 5 students who learn and think differently. When you make your...

How to Use Choice Boards in the Classroom

Choice boards are a great way to differentiate learning, give student choice in learning, and remove potential barriers to learning. When made...

Google Calendar Appointment Scheduling

In this video from Tom Larson, learn how to use the new Google Calendar Appointment Scheduling feature, which is perfect for setting up...

Teacher Tools: Making Canvas Work for You

This session is a part of the Encore LIVE workshop series, highlighting some of the best sessions from the 2022 Summer of Learning Conferences.This...

Using Your Golden Ticket for Your Students

This session is a part of the Encore LIVE workshop series, highlighting some of the best sessions from the 2022 Summer of Learning Conferences.In...

District Admin Best Practices

This document provides additional guidance for District Admins in the Learning Lab. If you are new to the District Admin role, be sure to complete...

How and Why to Implement Blended Learning in Your Classroom

"This video introduces Blended Learning with Catlin Tucker. She shares why they transitioned to a blended model and the impact it has had in the...

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...

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...

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....

5E Instructional Model

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

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...

Synchronous Virtual Learning Research Findings

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

Digital Learning Research

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

Extra Yard for Teachers Summit: Morning Session

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

Extra Yard for Teachers Summit: Revolutionary School Culture: The 6 Principles of Unlocking Your School's Hidden Treasure

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