Keep yourself (and your classroom) organized with these two tips

I’m something of a minimalist, and thus, paperwork from class is not something I like to have a lot of.  Disorganization breeds confusion, and the more “things” we’re talking about, means the more potential for mess and error.  When it comes to organizing and keeping track of student work, here are a couple of my … Continue reading Keep yourself (and your classroom) organized with these two tips

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How Nearpod can Enhance your Lessons

Nearpod is much more than just a presentation tool.  While the format is similar - advancing through a slide deck of sorts - the added functionality is what gives this tool all its power and works to enhance teaching and learning in your classroom.  In addition to slides with images and text, you can add … Continue reading How Nearpod can Enhance your Lessons

Take a field trip — to anywhere! No mess, no stress, no hassle

Field trips are a great opportunity to break the classroom routine, while making the connection between classroom and outside world, but sometimes they can be a bit of a hassle rounding students, permission slips, and belongings and herding them through a curated experience.  Instead, you can now expose students to the outside world--much farther than … Continue reading Take a field trip — to anywhere! No mess, no stress, no hassle

Tech Resources #3 – ThingLink

What is ThingLink?  “ThingLink is the leading platform for creating interactive images and videos for web, social, advertising, and educational channels… Make your images come alive with video, text, images, shops, music and more! By first choosing an image, you create the “background” for your ThingLink.  Then choose several key points on your image--perhaps those … Continue reading Tech Resources #3 – ThingLink