Resources

Google Forms: Create a Form & Title

Google Forms is one of the most powerful tools in the gSuite. There are many possibilities for communication with students and parent/guardians as...

Lesson Examples: Literature and Language Arts

EDSITEment is a website dedicated to the teaching of Humanities. It's also a wealth of knowledge and resources for any teacher. This specific...

A Model for Authentic Assessment

Get a glimpse of the process that New York's School of the Future uses to create authentic assessments for their students.  Designing...

How to Use Plickers in PE

Integrating technology into the Physical Education classroom can seem challenging. Some technology tools are better than others when the focus of...

What is Blended Learning?

Many teachers and administrators use the term "blended Learning," but they don't always seem to think it means the same thing.   Are you wondering...

The Reflective Student

In this post, Peter Pappas from the University of Portland, provides some excellent questions for the reflective student. The best teachers can...

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....

#Reflect in 3 Minutes

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

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Question Formulation Technique (QFT) for Formative Assessment

Why is it when children are young they ask question after question, but as they grow older they become more passive learners who ask very few...

Model the RIGHT Behaviors in Your Room

A common misconception is that modeling classroom behavioral and process practices is not teaching. Teacher and author Michael Linsin disagrees. In...

Spring 2018 ISTEP Security - IDOE

Released on March 29, 2018 for the Spring 2018 ISTEP testing cycle, here is the Indiana Department of Education's  Spring 2018 Corporation Testing...

Thinking in Action

In this video, you will see teachers demonstrating questioning techniques and speaking about the value of questions in their classroom. The important...

Digital Literacy Curriculum: Google CS

Digital skills and digital citizenship are going to be very important for our students' futures. It can be challenging to find time to both create...

8 Basic Steps of Project-Based Learning

When beginning to implement Project-Based Learning in your classroom, the shift to student-centered, inquiry-based learning can be overwhelming and...

District Admin: Creating & Saving Collections

PyxisEdu collections allow you to gather resources that are important to your training efforts and organize them into a logical order. This can help...

Canvas: Communicating With Students and Parents

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some creative uses of Canvas announcements and discussions to keep elementary students and...