7 Things to Consider As We Return to Learn This Fall

7 Things to Consider as We Return to Learn This Fall

As we prepare to learn this fall, we need to consider some teaching best practices. In this episode we cover quite a few topics: What the fall will look like (we think) How to plan for instruction How to differentiate online instruction Blended learning best practices How to support parents Using community resources to support […]

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classrooms this Fall

Kate Baker with Vicki Davis

Practical Strategies for Flipping Our Classroom this Fall

Blended learning and distance learning will be different this fall. Dig into flipping your classroom and how it looks when you teach effectively in an online classroom. How do you use video effectively? Listen to Kate Baker Talk about How We Can Flip Our Classrooms from a Distance   Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher […]

42 Distance Learning and Inspiring Resources for Educators

inspiring resources for educators

Over the past months, many educators have been sharing resources, best practices, and more about distance learning. I’ve compiled many of the items from this blog, the podcast, and other places to share the hottest items in case you missed them. Summer Learning 20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer – a blog post […]

4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

4 Creative Projects to Make Using Google Tools

Eric Curts shares how we can use docs, sheets, drawings, and slides with creative classroom projects. Eric is author of the new book Control Alt Achieve: Rebooting Your Classroom with Creative Google Projects and we give an overview of what you can do with Google tools. Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a […]

How to Make Passion Projects During Distance Learning

How to Make Passion Projects During Distance Learning

Don Goble created a passion project for him and his students during distance learning. He tells the story of how he brought leading media experts from around the country into his classroom during the time students were staying home during the pandemic. Listen to Don Goble Share How He and His Students Interviewed News Media […]

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 […]

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 […]

Absolutely Essential SEL Skills We Need During the Pandemic

Critical SEL Skills for Students, Parents and Teachers During the Pandemic

Students, parents, and teachers have social emotional learning skills that are needed in today’s climate. Dr. Amy Cranston helps us understand how we can help our children (and families and schools) make it through this difficult time. Sponsor: In today’s challenging times, we know how critical it is to make sure kids are equipped with […]