In today’s blog post, I’m sharing an inside look on how to create daily Morning Meeting slides for the ENTIRE year. I’ll show you examples of how to create (1) Morning Meeting Schedules, (2) Morning Meeting Slide Themes, and (3) Morning Meeting Structure. As I’ve said to you all many times before, my best tip … Continue Reading Daily Morning Meetings for the Year: How to Plan an Entire Year’s Worth of Morning Meetings
This blog post is inspired by Responsive Classroom. All ideas presented here are based on the work and research from Responsive Classroom. For more information and ideas, please visit their website. Responsive Classroom is a “student-centered, social and emotional learning approach to teaching and discipline. It is comprised of a set of research, and evidence-based … Continue Reading All About Morning Meeting: A Teacher’s Guide to Responsive Classroom
Maddie (00:36):So many students who have access to coding and robotics find themselves really, really passionate about it. But the problem is that there are so many barriers to entry that make it difficult for students and teachers to get involved. CoderZ is solving this problem and creating amazing virtual coding and robotics courses and … Continue Reading Computational Thinking, Cyber Robotics, and Computer Science Education with CoderZ
Most of the time, I tend to recommend websites, apps, and software for my EdTech Tool of the Week. This week, however, I want to highlight a piece of hardware that I think has the potential to be a valuable resource for teachers to use in the classroom. As one of the world’s most trusted … Continue Reading EdTech Tool of the Week (7/14/21)
Project-based learning is an approach to teaching and learning where students actively explore real-world problems and challenges through projects. Teachers are viewed as coaches that provide a structure or framework to guide students through the learning process. But the learning comes from the students. The learning is student-centered and prioritizes student voice and choice. Rather … Continue Reading All About Gold Standard PBL: A Teacher’s Guide to the PBLWorks Project-Based Learning Framework
Scratch is a free block-based visual programming language and website developed at MIT. As one of the top educational tools for coding, Scratch can be used by children of all ages, but is best for ages 8-16. Users of the site can create projects on the web using a block-like interface. “With Scratch, you can … Continue Reading EdTech Tool of the Week (7/7/21)
Disclaimer: I received these three products from Wacom in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. All opinions remain my own. This blog post also contains affiliate links, meaning that if you purchase one of the products below, I may receive a small percentage of the sale. Distance learning brought edtech to the spotlight, and many … Continue Reading How Teachers Can Use Wacom Tablets in the Classroom
TPACK, or Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge, is a framework for the integration of technology in the classroom. The TPACK framework is a helpful guide to providing students with a high-quality educational experience, when technology is incorporated in the classroom. Though its history is difficult to track, TPACK seems to have first been presented in research … Continue Reading All About TPACK: A Teacher’s Guide to the TPACK Tech Integration Model
Flipgrid has been a popular tech tool for years now, but I think the attention it has gotten is for a good reason. I even featured the tool as one of my Top 5 EdTech Tools of 2020. In case you aren’t familiar with Flipgrid, it is a video discussion platform that can be used … Continue Reading EdTech Tool of the Week (6/30/21)
SAMR is a framework developed by education researcher Dr. Ruben R. Puentedura that outlines best practices for implementing technology into the classroom. The SAMR model specifically focuses on four tiers of tech integration: substitution, augmentation, modification, and redefinition: Substitution: Technology acts as a direct substitute, with no functional change. Augmentation: Technology acts as a direct … Continue Reading All About SAMR: A Teacher’s Guide to the SAMR Tech Integration Model
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