Resources

Sound Trap in the English Classroom

Using audio recordings in the classroom can be a powerful way to give students a voice and allow them to be creative in new ways.  This is also a...

Sharing Student Work in Online Spaces

The focus of this article is about sharing student work online. It is interesting because one of the main themes is the idea of transparency in...

Generate QR Code Chrome Extension

QR Codes are really handy. If you aren't sure what QR Codes are, make sure to watch out Pyxis resource QR Codes for Teachers.  If you already...

ChatterPix Tutorial

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

How to Reflect on Student Learning for Teachers, Students, and Parents

Tracking student progress throughout a school year can seem overwhelming.  Empowering students to take on this process, even more so.  But...

Backchanneling using Today's Meet

Watching videos in class doesn't have to be a  thoughtless, sit-and-get activity for students. However, motivating them to take detailed notes...

MobyMax Math

With MobyMax’s Math module, students increase an average of one and half grade levels with just 40 hours of use. Join MobyMax Professional...

Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

Some people believe that creativity is an inherent skill that individuals are born with.  However, producing innovative ideas, creating...

Chromebook Accessibility: Navigating With the Keyboard

When working with students who have a diverse set of needs, it's good to know that Google Chromebooks have been designed to be accessible to many...

PyxisEdu: Help Us Improve

Earn 5 Pyxis Points by reflecting on your learning!The Pyxis team wants to know how you feel about Pyxis, and we are always looking to make your...

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...

Student Voice to Improve Learning

What would your students say about the learning opportunities in your classroom? Have you ever asked them? This article from Edutopia outlines...

Getting Students to Produce

For ReviewThe Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to produce during...

Padlet: 30 Ways to Use it in the Classroom

Have you heard of Padlet, but aren't quite sure how to integrate this collaborative technology tool into your classroom?  Look no further than a...

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...

20 Ways to Use Today's Meet in Schools

Have you ever wondered what students are really thinking about during your lessons?  Do you have students who rarely ever participate in class...

Canvas Media Tool

In this short video, the CanvasLMS team demonstrates some useful ways the Canvas media tool can support student learning in and outside of the...

Formative Assessment: Formative vs. Summative Assessment

This video, featuring Rick Wormeli, digs into the difference between formative and summative assessment.  Additionally, there is a clear explanation...