Resources

Learning Benefits of Inquiry-based Learning

In this resource, Dr. Andrew Boudreaux talks about the benefits of inquiry-based learning in his Physics classroom. Don't worry, even if you don't...

Diigo: How to Organize an Outline

In this short video tutorial, Vicki Davis, the creator and author of the blog Cool Cat Teacher, demonstrates how to use Diigo Outliners to...

Quality Student Work Through Sharing

Sharing ideas and listening to feedback makes them better. This concept isn't new! This idea is a bedrock principle in many businesses and work...

Wikis in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Wikipedia, but do you know what a Wiki really is? Think about harnessing the way people share information on Wikipedia by...

Lesson Example: Google Tour Builder

Make history come alive by using Google Tour Builder. This video outlines a lesson for 5th grade students that explores the Lewis and Clark...

5 Tips to Improve Your Critical Thinking

"Every day, a sea of decisions stretches before us, and it's impossible to make a perfect choice every time.  But there are many ways to improve...

#Reflect in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #2: REFLECTAt Pyxis we believe that learning occurs when teachers allow students to be curious...

Making Sense of Universal Design for Learning

This short video from Alberta Education gives an excellent overview of the research and guiding principles behind Universal Design for Learning, or...

Digital Oversharing: Being Wise Before You Post

As students navigate the ever-evolving world of social media, showing the importance of their digital footprint in an effective way can be a...

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...

Google Slides: Memory Books

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster student reflection and metacognition...

Lesson Example: Quieting Sound

This lesson plan from The Teaching Channel explores the world of sound and allows your students to get their hands dirty. This 10 day unit...

Get Sphero Moving With the Tickle App

Without a real task or problem to solve, computer coding is just a bunch of numbers and letters. Students love exploring with programable toys like...

MobyMax Phonics

With the MobyMax adaptive Phonics module, students learn everything from the alphabet to the Latin and Greek roots of words. Join MobyMax...