Resources

Setting Up Blogger for Students

Blogger is a fantastic tool for students to document their learning journey, connect their learning, or share evidence of their work.  The difficult...

Flipgrid: Guest Mode Video Turtorial

Ready to invite some guests? Watch this video tutorial created by Educator Innovation Lead Jess Boyce and follow her directions on how to set up...

MobyMax Cognitive Skills Science Curriculum

The MobyMax Cognitive Skills Science curriculum lets students explore science concepts through cognitive skill manipulatives. Join Kayla Mallon, our...

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...

Canvas Conferences: Record Lessons Using a Virtual Whiteboard

Canvas Conferences gives teachers the ability to differentiate instruction and  extend the learning environment for students.  This feature...

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...

Google Classroom: January 2019 Updates!

As of January 2019, Google Classroom has some nifty new updates, one being a long-time highly-requested feature! In this video from Kasey Bell,...

Google Classroom: Differentiate by Posting Separate Assignments

One of the biggest struggles in Google Classroom has been handing out assignments to sub-groups of kids in your class. It just wasn't possible...

Office Lens: Immersive Reader for SPED

This video provides an overview of Microsoft's Office Lens app. It is available on many different devices, including devices that are running Google...

Number Talks Classroom Videos

When trying to help students think deeper about math concepts, we have to find new ways to provide students opportunities to wrestle with their own...

WeVideo for Education: Screencasting

Record video of a single window or your whole screen then easily add it to your video's timeline. The new screen recording tool is perfect for...

Can Any School Foster Pure Creativity?

"The idea of teaching creativity in an environment that requires assessment, evaluation, and grading seems unlikely, if not impossible."  This...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to the Creative Educator, you can save time planning and designing digital storytelling lessons for your students!  In this...

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...

Carol Dweck: Praise and Growth Mindsets

The idea of a Growth Mindset was proposed by Carol Dweck and she continues to champion that in many fields today. As teachers, we love to celebrate...

HyperDoc Examples, Samples, and SAMR Alignment

While using HyperDocs in the classroom can be engaging, interactive, and collaborative, creating one from scratch can be daunting and time consuming....

Copyright and Fair Use

Copyright law can be confusing. This video from Common Sense Media explains copyright and gives examples of how online material can and cannot be...

Using Technology to Accelerate Student Learning

Effective technology integration does not view digital tools as an add-on to the curriculum.  Instead, the use of digital tools can enhance...

Google Drive: "Shared With Me" Explained

People always ask, "How do I organize the 'Shared With Me' folder in Google Drive?"  The short answer is: You can't.  BUT, that's because Shared...

Edpuzzle: Grading Open-Ended Questions

Edpuzzle automatically grades questions that are multiple choice but not open-ended. Learn how to give your students a grade on a 1-100 scale, as...