5 Ways to Teach About Earth Day with Monica Burns

5 Ways to Teach About Earth Day

Thursday, April 22 is Earth Day. As citizens of this planet, we should all care about caring for this world. Today, Monica Burns gives us practical ways to teach and encourage students to be good caretakers of the world we live in. Every teacher will find an idea they can use any time of the […]

5 Fab Ways to Make Sustainability Fun for Students Every Day

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Sustainability is a hot topic. In this blog post, we discuss ways to help students understand how to take care of the world and have fun at the same time. Simply put, show them other students who are doing heroic things that they can do, too. Then, let them have conversations. Today’s sponsor is the […]

Choose Your Own Adventure Professional Development

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Professional Development can be an adventure! Yes, you can create fun, exciting learning. In this show, learn how Laurie Guyon uses hyperdocs and a “choose your own adventure” format. Not only does this format excites teachers about learning new tools, but also many of them now use this method with students. With this in mind, […]

Using Math (and a Remarkable App) to Privately Combat Covid19

Using Math to Overcome in Covid19

Combatting the coronavirus with apps is a challenge. With privacy and tracking concerns being an issue, how can it be done? Today’s guest Po Shen Lo from Carnegie Mellon University talks about an app he’s invented that uses a mesh network to help his college and also Georgia Tech combat COVID-19 among their students. This […]

10 Ways to Move Forward: Learning Gaps and Post Pandemic Learning [Free Webinar]

Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm ET join us for the free webinar

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It is time to move forward in education. As we do this, we want to examine the research and apply it to what we are doing in schools now. There are right and wrong ways to work with our students and help them learn. As we do this, we have to remember that we start […]

The New Self Published Book That I Co-Authored with Friends That is Trending on Amazon

About the book and how (and why) we published it

Self-publishing is a challenge but it can be done successfully. It has been exciting to release my first co-authored book that is self-published on Amazon this weekend. Previously, I’ve published with two major publishers but had self-publishing on my bucket list and have enjoyed the process so far. Stay in the Boat has been the […]

Join Me and Monica Burns on Clubhouse – Tuesday, March 30 7 pm Eastern

Join us on Clubhouse

Join me and  @ClassTechTips on Tuesday 3/30 at 7 pm Eastern on Clubhouse. If you’re a newbie, we can learn together. If you’re a pro, jump on stage and share a tip! Click here to join us: https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/xjK3bO6M So, what will we be doing? Monica will be talking about how teachers are using Clubhouse We […]

5 Things We Need to Get Right As we Move Back to In Person Learning

5 Things We Need to Get Right As we Move Back to In Person Learning

As we consider how we move back into school, we need to think about neuroscience research about how students learn. Dr. Jared Cooney Horvath talks about stress, learning duration, homework, spaced repetition, and sleep as well as computers and technology. You can’t just have a longer school day to improve learning. You also can’t always […]

Augmented Reality Lessons You Can Use Now

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Do you need safe, fun ways for students to connect and learn while keeping their distance in the classroom? Augmented reality apps might be for you! Remarkably, there are best practices you can use to teach math, ELA, and more using Augmented Reality. In today’s show Mitchell Weisburg, cofounder of the nonprofit Games4Ed, shares pedagogical […]

4 Social Emotional Learning Strategies to Use in the Classroom Now

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We know that to teach students, we must relate to educate and one of the first things we must relate to is their emotions in that moment. In today’s show, Robin Fox shares four techniques you can use in your face-to-face or distance classroom to connect with your student’s social and emotional lives. She reminds […]