Resources

Skype: How Do I Do It?

The idea of using a live broadcasting software like Skype can be very intimidating. However, this is a tool that can help teachers break the chains...

Six Questions for Transformed Learning

Just because teachers and students have access to technology in the classroom does not always mean teaching and learning has been truly transformed....

VoiceThread: Success for All Students

"VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence. With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create,...

Digital Bytes in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Bytes, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Background Knowledge: The Glue That Makes Learning Stick

All students bring a diverse set of experiences to the classroom.  These experiences are what children use to connect new learning to in order...

Cubelets Activity Cards

Check out these awesome Cubelet Activity Cards with 21 different challenges for students! The challenges include a variety of robots and ask students...

Clean Up Your Google Drive

It is the end of the school year, and if you have been using G Suite your Drive is probably starting to look like a mess. Watch this short video to...

Digital Citizenship: A Scope and Sequence

Many schools don't have a curriculum that focuses directly on digital citizenship skills.  Often those same schools provide devices to their...

Canvas: Rubrics Overview

The following resource is from the Canvas Video Guides for Instructors.  It is a detailed explanation of how to utilize the rubric feature to grade...

Getting Students to Produce

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to produce during learning. This...

Bloxel Introduction

Come see what Bloxels is all about! This resources will show “All you need to get started” and “How it works”. Explore what Bloxels can bring...

PHET: Engage your Students with Simulations

Looking for a FREE way to make STEM learning come alive for your students?  PhET Interactive Solutions provides a hands-on opportunity for you to...

Meet Your Cubelets: PreK/K

This is a Cubelets Scope and Sequence page for 4+ students with 28 different lessons to choose from or follow in order. The activities range in time...

Meet Your Cubelets: 7-12

This is a Cubelets Scope and Sequence page for students grade 7-12 with 5 different lessons to choose from that are intended to be 55 minutes in...

Newsela-A Way to Connect Current Events to Today's Student

With a targeted and bold goal to improve reading comprehension in students grades 2 through 12, Newsela offers an extensive digital library spanning...

10 Ways Leaders Build Trust

Leadership doesn't start or stop with the school administration. Schools with positive culture leverage the skills, talents, and leadership of every...

Adding Profile Tags in PyxisEdu

Welcome to PyxisEdu! Did you know that you can add tags to your profile? These tags allow you to easily find resources that match your interests....

Dealing With Digital Distraction in the Classroom

Opinions about when and where students should use devices abound. It often seems that everyone has a different opinion. Have you ever stopped and put...

Creating a Great Infographics Lesson Plan

New York Times, Learning Network: The beauty of infographics is that they allow for flexibility and personalization for the learners in your...

Google Chrome Settings

We all like our workspaces to be in a certain order.  Our work is easier when we have things set up the way that works best for us.  When your...