Resources

Google Slides: Interactive Activities

Most people think of using Google Slides as a presentation tool.  But really, you can use Google Slides for so many creative purposes.  In...

How To Create HyperDocs

So you've heard about HyperDocs, you've explored some examples, and now you're ready to create your own.  But where to start?  How do you begin...

#Collaborate in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #6: COLLABORATEAt Pyxis, we believe that learning occurs when we discuss our ideas with others.  We...

Virtual Reading Logs in Epic!

Epic! is a free digital library for students and classroom teachers with thousands of leveled books that can be selected based on personalized...

VoiceThread Collaboration

This resource is a real world example of how powerful VoiceThread can be. This entire project is an example of a Pass the Problem type strategy where...

WeVideo: Creating Projects

WeVideo makes video editing easy for everyone and accessible from anywhere. This video will show you how to create new projects. This tool is a...

Say Hello to PyxisEdu!

Welcome! we are glad you stopped by.PyxisEdu is a new learning experience for teachers. We like to think teachers will come inside because we have...

Lesson Example: Shakespeare and the Renaissance

Common Sense Media is a great place to find lessons on digital citizenship, but did you know that they have lesson plans and examples too? It is...

The Importance of Digital Citizenship

This video will outline the importance of digital citizenship in the classroom. While there are many faces to digital citizenship, the main thing to...

Google SketchUp for Beginners: Part One

Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program built for architects and designers. Its uses range from designing 3D printing projects to creating art...

Multiple Intelligences are not Learning Styles

Many educators are under the assumption that Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) and learning styles are synonymous; however, this resource brings...

Technology Integration Matrix (TIM)

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. This model is a bit more...

The Critique Protocol: Producing Quality Work

Students need to have access to quality feedback in order to produce quality products. While a teacher can provide much of that feedback, it is also...

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 it moves a little...

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 the...

YouTube: Annotating Your Videos

If you are creating screencasts or recording your lessons in anyway then you are well on your way to being a blended learning expert. However, one...

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...