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Canvas: Create a Discussion Board

Classroom discussion is a great way to help students make connections with new material and share their learning process with other students. If you...

Collaborative Assignments in Canvas

Collaboration is a critical aspect of learning, and if you are using Canvas, creating groups is really easy. This video will show you how to create a...

Getting Students to Share

The Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to share during learning. This...

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,...

The Critique Protocol: Producing Quality Work

Students need to have access to quality feedback in order to produce quality products. While a teacher can provide much of that feedback, it is also...

#Share in 3 Minutes

INTRODUCING AWESOME 8 LEARNING OPPORTUNITY #7: SHAREAt Pyxis we believe that increased engagement occurs when students are given the opportunity to...

Sharing Leads to Learning

A Case for SharingManners aside, sharing serves an important part in the learning process. Unfortunately, many times the classroom unintentionally...

Strategy: Fun Alternatives to Think Pair Share

An important part of learning is not just sharing what you know with someone else, but being able to talk about how you arrived at a certain...

Sharing Student Work in Online Spaces

The focus of this article is about sharing student work online. It is interesting because one of the main themes is the idea of transparency in...

Quality Student Work Through Sharing

Sharing ideas and listening to feedback makes them better. This concept isn't new! This idea is a bedrock principle in many businesses and work...

Public Vs Private: Publishing Student Work on the Web

Navigating the pitfalls of the internet is tough as a teacher. Most will agree that allowing students to share their work with others is important,...

Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Technique

We love the Jigsaw Technique! There are many positive things about learning with this strategy. Students must connect, reflect, and share their...

Wikis in the Classroom

You have probably heard of Wikipedia, but do you know what a wiki really is?  A wiki is a website that allows users to collaborate and edit the...

Lesson Example: WWII Pair & Share

Ryan McCleary, a History teacher from Alexandria Monroe High School, has created an activity for his students that allows them to think about...

Strategy: Think Pair Share

One strategy to get students sharing their ideas with each other is a Think-Pair-Share. This isn't a new strategy, but this video does an excellent...

Edublogs: Blogging with Students

Blogging can be such a powerful tool to improve student writing and and increase engagement. It can be, however, a little daunting for a teacher with...

Write for My Teacher, or Publish to the World?

Sometimes you read an article and it really makes you re-examine how you look at the world. Hopefully, that path of continual growth is one that you...

Lesson Example: Teaching With Blogs

In this resource, Read, Write, Think provides a solid strategy for how to use blogs in the classroom setting. Remember blogging isn't just about...

Google Docs: Adding Comments & Assigning Tasks

If you have not utilized the commenting feature in Google Docs yet, it is time to start exploring! This valuable tool allows students to share work...

Science in Plain English

In this resource, Mrs. Kolbert’s science class has been given an opportunity to look at science in a different way. She has asked students to...