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Why Is Change So Hard?

Being a change leader in any situation is never easy, but it can be particularly hard in a school setting. Why is it so difficult? There are many...

John Kotter: The Heart of Change

Have you ever had a great idea, but other just didn't seem to be interested? Trying to get a group of people move into action can be difficult. This...

Kotter's 8-Step Change Model

This website, from Mind Tools, lays out John Kotter's 8 steps to leading change. In addition to describing each step it gives some practical advice...

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...

The Importance of Taking Risks by George Couros

This blog post from George Couros challenges us as educators to become more comfortable with taking risks in the classroom. No matter your...

Balancing Risk-Taking and Failure

In order to grow we have to take risks. However, this can be difficult as a leader because so many are depending on you for guidance. This article,...

Forming A Collaborative Leadership Model

As a teacher, it can be easy to go through a day without ever thinking of leadership models in your building. After all, we are all leaders in our...

10 Ways Leaders Build Trust

Leadership doesn't start or stop with the school administration. Schools with positive culture leverage the skills, talents, and leadership of every...

A Coach’s Toolkit: Three Ways to Build Trust

Building trust isn't easy, but it is possible. When you are helping to build the skills of other teachers, it is important to have a relationship...

5 Steps to Better School/Community Collaboration

There have been many links found between the involvement of a school's local community and the achievement of its students. There are many factors...

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...

District Admin: Managing Users

Your District Administrator account will allow you manage certain aspects of your district users’ accounts, as well as, create and edit user...

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...

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...

District Admin: Editing & Deleting Resources

This video will walk you through the process required to make changes to existing District created resources or delete them from the system. If you...

District Admin: Creating & Saving Collections

PyxisEdu collections allow you to gather resources that are important to your training efforts and organize them into a logical order. This can help...

District Admin: Editing & Deleting Collections

PyxisEdu collections allow you to gather resources that are important to your training efforts and organize them into a logical order. This can help...

20 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

In many ways, coaching adult learners is quite different than teaching students in a classroom. But the role of a coach can have a powerful impact on...

Region 1 - The 12 Days of Techmas 2019

Merry Techmas 2019This resource is a collection of tips, tricks and tools for use in your classroom. Specially curated for teachers and staff in the...