I don’t know about you guys, but grading, especially during this school year, feels so time consuming. I feel like so many teachers can agree that giving feedback digitally takes a lot of time. Our brains move much faster than our fingers when we’re typing, and that’s where mote comes in. mote is a Chrome … Continue Reading EdTech Tool of the Week (2/24/21)
I’m back for another monthly Morning Meeting blog post! If you’ve been keeping up with me online, you know this already, but I’ll say it again… Morning Meeting is my FAVORITE time of the day. The problem is… teachers are pulled in so many different directions. We have so many responsibilities, especially this school year. … Continue Reading March Morning Meeting Ideas for Virtual, In-Person, and Hybrid Teaching (2021)
Episode 31 Maddie (00:23):Hello everyone, and welcome back to another episode of the EdTech Classroom podcast! Today I’m chatting with Naomi Meredith. I’ve gotten to know Naomi through the online teacher community. She and I connected because we have a lot in common. She’S doing so much to help other STEM teachers online. She’S also … Continue Reading STEM Teaching and Elementary Tech Integration with Naomi Meredith
Today I’m sharing three different ideas on how you can use Google Jamboard with your students during Morning Meeting. With this post, I’m also sharing templates for these activities that you can use for free! Be sure to watch the video first to learn how to implement these activities in your (virtual, hybrid, and in-person) … Continue Reading How to Use Google Jamboard during Morning Meeting
Telannia Norfar (00:00):Most people are driven by WHY, not by WHAT, and the prerequisite skills that we think people need before we do something is a WHAT. But nobody cares about a WHAT. People care about a WHY. Maddie (00:43):Hello everyone. And welcome back to another episode of the ed tech classroom podcast. Today, we’ll … Continue Reading PBL in the Math Classroom with Telannia Norfar
The maker movement is perhaps best defined as a series of tug-of-wars between solving problems and making mistakes, building empathy and establishing independence, setting goals and failing safely. This definition might surprise some. The maker movement in K-12 schools did, after all, arise from a relatively recent global focus on STEM education, and not from … Continue Reading A Hands-On Approach to SEL: How Makerspaces Support Student Social Emotional Learning
If Technology is to be Revolutionary, We Need Everyone at the Table with Jeannette Washington, M.Ed.
Jeannette Washington (00:00):If technology is to be innovative, if it is to be revolutionary, then we need everybody at the table. Maddie (00:25):Hello everyone, and welcome back to another episode of the EdTech Classroom Podcast. We have a great conversation lined up for today. I’m sitting here on Zoom with Jeannette Washington, an educator and … Continue Reading If Technology is to be Revolutionary, We Need Everyone at the Table with Jeannette Washington, M.Ed.
Morning Meeting is my favorite time of the day, but it can be tricky to come up with a new Morning Meeting every single day. In this school year especially, teachers are pulled in so many different directions – from teaching online to teaching in a socially-distanced classroom to hybrid teaching. Morning Meeting has started … Continue Reading February Morning Meeting Ideas for Virtual, In-Person, and Hybrid Teaching (2021)
In December 2020, I released a podcast episode with Sara Lev, TK teacher and PBLWorks National Faculty. In this episode, Sara shares her experience as a PBL expert, and shows that it is truly possible to have high-quality project-based learning with students of all ages, even our youngest learners. During our conversation, Sara also dispels … Continue Reading The Rainbow Builders Rocketship Podcast
What is Google Jamboard? Quick Summary: As part of the Google Suite, Jamboard is a digital whiteboard that allows for real-time collaboration and brainstorming anytime, anywhere. It allows for the similar whiteboard-style experience that occurs in the classroom, but does not require students to be located in the same physical space (aka it’s great for … Continue Reading Google Jamboard is my Jam!
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