Resources

Google Slides: Memory Books

Have you ever thought, "My students just aren't old enough to use Google Slides?" or "I'm not sure I can foster student reflection and metacognition...

District Admin: Group Reports

Let’s take a look at the District Group Report one of the many additional features that a PyxisEdu District Administrator has available for use...

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...

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...

Dispelling Myths About Blocked Sites

Be in the know about CIPA so you can guide the website filtering in your schools.  Follow along in this news article as they interview the...

Augmented Reality With Aurasma Studio

Remember the Pokemon Go craze? That program is a great example of an augmented reality tool. The user sees a real image through his/her phone but...

Open Stax: Open Source Text

One of the hardest parts about being a teacher in the digital age is finding credible curated resources in one spot. This resource from Open Stax is...

Create Podcasts on the Chromebook Using Sound Trap

If you're ready for your students to move beyond consuming digital media and start producing their own, podcasting is an easy way for students to...

Strategy: Think-Pair-Share

One strategy to get students sharing is Think-Pair-Share. This isn't new, but this video does an excellent job of listing the steps and elaborating...

Using Canvas to Flip Your Classroom

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team explains how to use Canvas to begin "flipping" your classroom and moving towards a more student-centered...

Newsela-A Way to Connect Current Events to Today's Student

With a targeted and bold goal to improve reading comprehension in students grade 2 through grade, 12, Newsela offers an extensive digital library...

Digital Compass in the Classroom

Digital Citizenship is a struggle for many teachers and schools, but it doesn't have to be. Digital Compass, a FREE resource from Common Sense Media...

Addressing and Assessing MI in the Classroom

This site from Edutopia shares ideas and lesson examples from the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.  Take some time...

Code.org: Resources for the Hour of Code

Take a tour of the Code.org website and see some examples of how students will be interacting during the Hour of Code. If you have no previous...

Current Events in Historical Context

This resource, from UC Davis' Historical-Social Science Project, provides some excellent resources for teaching current events in today's classroom....