Resources

iPad App: Book Creator

Book Creator is an app that lets you create interactive multimedia iPad books. Students can share these books electronically so others can read them....

An Introduction to Padlet!

This short video by Richard Byrne, the creator and author of the blog Free Technology for Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to use the new...

PowerPoint: Adding Videos

Did you know you can embed YouTube videos into your PowerPoint presentation? Microsoft makes it easy to use high-quality, engaging videos that will...

Write for My Teacher, or Publish to the World?

Sometimes you read an article and it really makes you re-examine how you look at the world. Hopefully, that path of continual growth is one that you...

Adobe Spark: Creating Posts

Need a way to spice up your Google Slides or your Twitter page? How about your Facebook banner? Adobe Spark Posts lets you make really professional...

Color Code and Organize Your gDrive

Using icons and colors isn't just a way to make your Google Drive look pretty. When it comes to organization and making processes more efficient...

Getting Students to Collaborate

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

VoiceThread for Assessment

Alternative assessment can sometimes be daunting because it really means looking at different ways of grading, and more importantly, exploring the...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be providing more...

#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 also...

Science in Plain English

In this resource, Mrs. Kolbert’s science class has been given an opportunity to look at science in a different way. She has asked students to...

Twitter: In 60 Seconds

This quick video will introduce you to Twitter in just 60 seconds!  As you watch this video you'll be introduced to:Why you might want to use...

Computer Science With Google CS First

Google is a leader in the field of computer science, and they are providing many of their resources to our students. Here is what Google has to...

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...

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...

Nearpod Tutorial

Nearpod has some excellent uses.  It is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that the teacher can control from any device. A teacher can...

Shadow Puppet EDU Tutorial

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