Free Conference! Design and Delivery in a Blended Learning Jungle

August 18-20, 2020 -a Free PD Experience for Blended Learning


This school year is dependent more than ever upon our ability to blend face to face (hopefully) and online learning. Whether you have blended, hybrid, or 100% digital instruction, join me for this free online PD conference. I’ll be the closing keynote and discuss “7 Ways to Redefine Reading Instruction with Technology in a Blended […]

Successful Distance Learning for Young Kids

Successful Distance Learning for Young Kids

You may be worried that the youngest kids can’t learn at a distance, but Dr. Nancy Frey, co-author of the Distance Learning Playbook comes along side us to help us understand how it can be done. From successful online meetings to screentime and essential things to include, Nancy encourages us to do what seems impossible. […]

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 […]

Back to School Twitter Chat Tuesday, July 28th – 8 pm EDT #Back2SchoolChat


As we prepare to go back to school, we need to share best practices and ideas for learning. The exchange of ideas and building of our Personal Learning Network (PLN) is part of our growth and learning. On Tuesday, July 28th at 8 pm EDT, I’ll be co-hosting a #Back2SchoolChat with Advancement Courses. Conversation topics […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math

5 Ways to Help Kids Improve At Math

We can help children improve their math skills. Dr. Carrie Cutler is the author of “Math-Positive Mindsets: Growing a Child’s Mind without Losing Yours.” She shares tips to help parents and teachers help children improve at math. Additionally, she shares some things that hinder math learning and things we shouldn’t be saying to kids. Let’s […]

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

What’s Hot About YouTube in Education

Tyler Daniel Tarver shares some surprising new ways to use Youtube in education. Now YouTube in the class can be a good thing! Sponsor: Welcome TGR Foundation and Discovery Education as a sponsor to my podcast. For nearly 25 years, the TGR Foundation, a Tiger Woods Charity, visualized a world where opportunity is universal and […]

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 […]

Excellent Free STEM Strategies from TGR Foundation and Discovery

The new (Re)Defining STEM learning Module from TGR Foundation and Discovery Education is the first of several courses to support educators to integrate STEM in new and powerful ways. Every STEM educator should take a look at these resources and integrate them into their blended or online learning environment.