Resources

MobyMax Alphabet

With the MobyMax Alphabet module, students master letter-name recognition for each uppercase and lowercase letter in the alphabet. Join MobyMax...

Simon Sinek: Finding Your "Why?"

This TED talk by Simon Sinek focuses on how a great leader can inspire others to do great things. How can you inspire your students to do great...

Teaching a Growth Mindset

Are you a zoo tiger or a jungle tiger?  This simple analogy found in the video shares what is at the heart of the Growth Mindset.  Author Carol...

Truth & Teaching Students How to Think

This blog post by Five-Star's Brad Fischer outlines the importance of critical thinking in today's busy, information-filled world. What does it mean...

Google Chrome - Introduction to Themes and Extensions

This introductory video by Amy Mayer, the creator and author of friETechnology, provides a detailed overview and useful introduction to Google...

iPad: Accessibility Features You Must Know

This video by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Tech EDGE does an excellent job of outlining all of the great options that exist on the iPad to help...

Innovative Learner Collection Overview

This video gives a brief overview of the Awesome 8 opportunities for innovative learners created by Five-Star and the PyxisEdu Team.  It will...

Get Sphero Moving With the Tickle App

Without a real task or problem to solve, computer coding is just a bunch of numbers and letters. Students love exploring with programmable toys like...

Technology Rich Lessons: ShareMyLesson

This video will tell you all about the Share My Lesson site, created by the American Federation of Teachers and the Creative Commons. It is a gold...

Docs: Suggesting, Commenting, and Assigning Tasks

Collaborating and giving feedback with colleagues and students on a document is incredibly easy in Google Docs.  This video will explain how...

Socratic Smackdown Tutorial

The Socratic Seminar isn't a new strategy by any means, but it is still a very valuable activity that can be used in any classroom.  The Socratic...

Explore Deeper with EDpuzzle

Providing an opportunity for exploration in your classroom is about peaking interest, but more importantly it is about allowing the students to...

Blogging for Student Reflection

Blogging can be an awesome tool for student reflection. It provides the student an opportunity to make personal connections and share their thought...

Student Inspiration! Caine's Arcade

If you want to be inspired, look no further! We all have different ideas, desires, and motivators in life. This is no different for young students,...

District Admin: Group Reports

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

Lesson Example: Shakespeare and the Renaissance

Common Sense Media is a great place to find lessons on digital citizenship, but did you know that they have lesson plans and examples too? It is...