Resources

Strategy: Conver-stations

In this video from the Teaching Channel, Sarah Brown Wessling leads her class through an activity called conver-stations. This is a small-group...

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...

Crowdfunding Best Practices for School and District Administrators

School leaders and district administrators can learn crowdfunding best practices and how to maximize DonorsChoose.org in your school and district

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Elementary Example

This elementary student connects learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube. Innovative students connect...

Storyboard That Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One creative online application...

HyperDoc Examples, Samples, and SAMR Alignment

While using HyperDocs in the classroom can be engaging, interactive, and collaborative, creating one from scratch can be daunting and time consuming....

Get on Your GoSoapBox

No matter the lesson, having a clear picture of how all of your students are faring with the topic at-hand. GoSoapBox provides a web-based and most...

Student Vlogs in the Classroom: Secondary Example

Students can connect learning from their reading by recording and sharing a video in a vlog post on YouTube.  For example, Little Book Owl who...

Storybird Tutorial

There are many useful applications available for students to use to make their thinking and learning visible.  One very easy-to-use online...

What is a Vlog?

This blog post gives the basic definition of a vlog and some quick tips to get started.  There are lots of great examples of students becoming...

Reflections from an Expert YouTube Vlogger: Myles Dyer

YouTube expert Myles Dyer (aka Blade376) shares his journey of vlogging through the last 10 years on YouTube.  What hooked him into the platform?...

Edpuzzle: Uploading my own videos

Can’t find what you are looking for on Edpuzzle? Trying adding your own video. This resource will show you how to how to upload your own...

Twitter: 28 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom

This article titled "28 Simple Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom," posted by TeachThought, provides practical ways Twitter can be used an...

6 Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Many students use digital storytelling to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to write narrative stories. However, the power of digital...

District Admin: Creating & Saving Resources

It is time to learn about ways to customize the resources available to your teachers in Pyxis!This video will walk you through the process required...

Foreign Language News! TV5

Looking for a way to immerse your students in French culture? This website is a great place to visit. The TV5MONDE website is a French site that...

Little Bits-Electronic Building Blocks

Little Bits are color coded electronic buiding blocks that allow students to build, invent and experiment with coding. Little Bits are appropriate...

Research Summary: Using Video to Connect Learning

Learners need to connect to new information and make it part of their individual story. This resource is a quick snapshot that provides quotes and...

PLNs - Finding & Fueling Educators

Teachers have always turned to each other for support and many would claim that the job of an educator is impossible without being connected and...

Social Bookmarking: Getting Students to Read

One seemingly never-ending challenge for teachers is getting students motivated to read, especially when it comes to non-fiction pieces of...