Resources

An Introduction to the Google Drive Interface

If you're just getting started with Google Drive, this video from the GSuite Training Center will provide a helpful tour of Google Drive's...

#Share in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #7: SHAREAt Pyxis we believe that increased engagement occurs when students are given the opportunity to...

Changes to Interventions

How do you know it's time to change up your intervention?  Dr. Erica Lembke discusses how to use progress monitoring data to make intervention...

Ozobot Bit: Related Vocabulary & Standards

Learning and communicating in the language of computers can be confusing, with many new terms and applications to learn.  Use this vocabulary...

Teachers & Student Privacy Online

Letting your students use online programs in your classroom can be a little scary sometimes. Even though there are lots of filters and protection in...

The Fishbowl Activity: A Rationale

Creating an environment where students can practice listening, wisely responding, and mastering content is no easy feat.  Here, the folks at...

Google Slides: Spice Up Your Slides With Free Themes and Templates

If you love using Google Slides but are bored of their standard themes and slide templates, Slides Carnival might be just what you're looking...

Make YouTube Safer for Kids

This video from Common Sense Media has some great tips for parents to make YouTube a safer place to search and explore.  Many of the settings,...

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...

Pear Deck: Exporting Student Responses

Using Pear Deck is a powerful way for every single student to make their thinking and learning visible while you provide immediate feedback and...

Technology, Coaching, Community

When teachers do not effectively integrate all aspects of technology in the educational process, today’s students are not fully engaged and miss...

Scaffolding Student Reflections

It is obvious that we feel that reflection is important for students. This article from Edutopia will outline the importance of making sure students...

Dash and Dot: Learn to Code Curriculum

This comprehensive resource is all you need to get started to integrate the Dash and Dot robot into your already tight curriculum. Work through six...

MobyMax Phonics Sounds

With the MobyMax Phonics Sounds module, students learn the specific sounds of every letter in the alphabet. Join MobyMax Professional Development...

Creative Commons Guide for Copyright and Fair Use

It might seem like any photo we want to use for a cool lesson or project is just a Google Search away, but that isn't really true. If we are adhering...

Produce: Kelvin Doe at TEDx

What happens when learners are allowed to be passionate and explore in the process of creation? We think it is best if we let Kelvin Doe explain....

Don't Ditch Tech: Differentiated Instruction in a Digital World

There are so many education models, (Blooms, SAMR, Gardener's Multiple Intelligences, etc) but no clear model of how to differentiate instruction...

Student Voice Means Sharing Power

This ASCD publication, Classroom of Choice by Jonathan C. Erwin, includes an excellent chapter on giving students more power in the...

Screencastify: Student Assessment

This resource is a YouTube playlist to give teachers ideas about how students can use Screencastify extension as a way to document and show...

Cheating with Technology

Students have been cheating on exams and assignments since school began.  This article from the Chicago Tribune highlights the new cheating...