What Does Next Level Teaching Look like Now?

Jonathan Alsheimer is a high energy teacher who, admittedly says he isn’t so great with technology. He also teaches in a school with kids who don’t have access to a lot of technology. He shares how he has leveled up his learning and looks back at what he did over the last eight weeks. He […]

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

Personalize learning this summer

We educators need to rest and recover this summer. So many of us are exhausted. But the reality is also that we’re going to have to prepare for a fall that – whatever it looks like – will include an online learning component. Even if we go back to face-to-face learning, we will all have […]

Mastery Learning Excellence at a Distance

Mastery Learning Excellence at a Distance

Rae Hughart gives fantastic ideas for tracking student learning mastery. She shares how she has applied these techniques as she has taught sixth grade math to 150 students at a distance. She also gives ideas for how to level up this summer to improve things for the fall. Learn about Mastery Learning in Distance Learning […]

Assessment and Grading in Distance Learning – How to Get Better

Dr. Thomas Guskey shares insight on assessments

Assessment and Grading in Distance Learning - How to Get Better

Assessment expert Dr. Thomas Guskey reflects on the positives and negatives of assessments during distance learning. He also gives advice about how he thinks schools can improve their assessments this fall to focus on learning. Listen to Dr. Thomas Guskey Talk about How Assessment Should Change After Covid19   Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher […]

What Educational Leadership Looks Like Today with Dr. Joe Sanfelippo

676 Joe Sanfelippo

Leadership in this season is difficult. Dr. Joe Sanfelippo talks about partnering with parents, the message he’s sending to his community, and how we move forward from this challenging time towards the fall. Note from Vicki: The focus of this episode is specifically pandemic related as it was recorded two weeks ago. Other episodes relating […]

7 Ways to Pick PD that Fits Your Personal Plan this Summer

7 Ways to Pick PD that Fits Your Personal Plan this Summer

Summer 2020 will need to be one of healing and rest but it is also a summer where we need to learn and level up. ln today’s show, Danielle Strohmeyer talks about seven things to consider as we design a personal learning plan this summer. We’ve also included links to the courses from advancement courses. […]

8 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

7 New Productivity Tools & Tips for Working from Home

Working at home changes us. It has undoubtedly changed me as has the time away from the physical presence of my students and colleagues. Despite that some teachers and administrators say they are working less – I’m working much more. So, my method of working has had to change, as well. Here are the 8 […]

3 Things to Learn Over the Summer to Be Better at Distance or Blended Learning

3 Things to Learn Over the Summer to Be Better at Distance or Blended Learning

Like it or not, blended learning is here to stay. Today, virtual trainer and Class Tech Tips guru Monica Burns talks about what we need to be learning over the summer so we can be healthier and more successful in the fall no matter what we face. 3 Things We Need to Improve to Be […]

Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

Wakelet and WeVideo: Powerful Distance Learning Edtech

Teacher Bruce Reicher shares two of his favorite distance learning tools –  Wakelet and Wevideo. He talks about how he uses them with students and teachers for classroom learning and teacher PD. Take a look at Wakelet for organizing files and WeVideo for editing and screencasts. Sponsor: This Fall season is going to be different, but we’re […]

How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

How to Engage Kids in Distance Learning

The last few weeks of school can be the hardest – even in a face to face classroom. Some teachers are finding that online, it is almost impossible.Are your grade books like Swiss Cheese? Are there kids who are just missing? Today, Mary Howard, a sixth-grade science teacher in New York, talks about how we […]