Resources

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...

Using Khan Academy in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Khan Academy, but we recommend taking a closer look at this flexible, powerful, FREE resource. Khan isn't just for...

Google Slides: Edit Master

While Google Slides does provide you with pre-made themes and templates, you may want to edit some of that content. Maybe you like the layout, but...

Tips for Creating a Successful Digital Classroom

The folds from Common Sense Education have created a video that gives some great tips for creating a successful digital environment. You don't have...