Resources

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...

5 Ways to Use Podcasts in the Classroom

With podcasts becoming a popular form of media for learning and engagement, why not bring them into the classroom?  Besides just listening to the...

Rotating Objects in Google SketchUp

This tutorial from MasterSketchUp.com explores different ways to rotate objects within a SketchUp design. It sounds easy enough, but there are some...

Formative Assessment: Formative

Formative is a formative assessment tool that allows teachers to ask various types of check-for-understanding questions and see their students'...

District Admin: Custom Resources, Start Here!

PyxisEdu isn't just a place to find the best online resources. Now, district administrators can build and curate their own content easily with custom...

Lesson Example: Your Digital Trail

The Teaching Channel and Common Sense Media have teamed up to bring you this video about students' digital footprints. Here, you will get to see an...

Challenge Your Thinking

Whether we like it or not, it is very hard to overcome our own bias when we are trying to make important decisions. We are all human, and we all have...

YouTube's Audio Library

Did you know that YouTube isn't just for watching and sharing videos?  In fact, YouTube has many useful features that make it a wonderful creation...

CodePen: A Coding Playground for Your Students

Are you teaching digital coding and need a resource to put your class on the next-level?  Do you have a student that is ready to advance his/her...

CoSpaces Edu-Introduction

Looking for a new way to engage your students with authentic virtual reality and 3D animations? Watch this video to determine if CoSpaces Edu would...

District Admin: Individual User Reports

Individual user reports are a great way for the PyxisEdu district admin to encourage teachers to continue their growth and manage district wide...

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 Classroom Environment for Better Questions

Would you explore a cave without someone you trust to help you along the way? Most would say "no." So why do we look at the exploration of learning...

Algebra 1 and Classroom Technology

This video from, The Ohio Department of Education, highlights an Algebra 1 teacher who is using technology to help organize his classroom into a...

The Four Characteristics of Authentic Learning

What type of experience do your students get when they enter your classroom? Will their skills transfer to other aspects of their future lives?...

Improving Writing and Research Using GSuite

Does it ever feel like you're pulling teeth when asking students to conduct research and communicate effectively through writing?  Does it seem...

Lesson Example: Storytelling & Creation Themes (Part 1)

Note: This video is Part 1 of this lesson. Make sure to watch Part 2 for the full story!"The Ohio Teacher Showcase Project highlights ways that Ohio...