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Resources

iNACOL Online Interactions for Students

Online interactions is a central component to digital learning.  The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) has established a...

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...

Strategy in Action: Pass the Problem

This video, from K20 Center, explains the details of the Pass the Problem strategy and shows some examples of this technique in action. In this...

Edpuzzle: An Introduction & Overview

As educators know, formative assessment is one of the most effective ways to help students learn.  But how can we assess student learning in a...

Cue | Gripper Building Kit

This resource highlights the Gripper Building Kit for Cue.  This kit can be used on the Cue and Dash robots and enables kids to tap into their inner...

Prior Knowledge Makes It Personal

Connecting is really about students understanding what they already know and gaining new knowledge. Do your lessons work hard at helping students to...

Math Learning: The Geoboard App

This video will show you the basics of an awesome iPad and Web app that allows the user to explore the use of a virtual geoboard.Never heard of a...

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...

Getting Students to Think

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

OzoBlockly Getting Started Checklist

If your students are ready to start programming their Bit or Evo using OzoBlockly, but could use some guidance their first time through, then start...

Socratic Seminars in the Elementary Classroom

Socratic Seminar is a student-centered strategy that focuses on the power of questioning, inquiry, discussion, and debate. While these types of...

11 Ways to Use Symbaloo in the Classroom

Symbaloo is a creative way to keep bookmarks organized all in one spot, visually. We often think of bookmarks as places that we want to get back to...

Adobe Spark: Creating Web Stories

Web stories are single page websites that can be shared with others via a link. Adobe Spark has made it very easy for students and teachers to create...

Google Forms: Grading Quizzes

While Google Forms is a great way to collect data from a group of respondents, that is only the beginning of how teachers can use this tool in their...

Edpuzzle: Google Classroom Integration

Edpuzzle is a must have for any teacher that uses video in his or her classroom. Not only can you edit video easily and embedded quizzes into the...

Sphero SPRK: Using the iOS App to Drive

Before getting your Sphero to move around, you’ll need to make sure you know how to drive it. Think of this video as your “Sphero Driver’s...

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...

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

In most classrooms today, teachers typically ask more questions than their students do.  Students are rewarded for their answer to these...

Strategy: Connect-Extend-Challenge

One way to deepen student learning of new information is to help them connect the new ideas to their prior knowledge.  This strategy, a Visible...

Google Drive: Transfer Ownership of Files or Folders

If you have created a file or folder but no longer need it, you could simply delete it from your Google Drive. However, if you do this, anyone who...