Create videos with your students using Tellagami

Tellagami is an app that allows you to create a quick video using a character avatar and text.  You begin by choosing or designing your avatar, then add dialogue by inputting text.  Finally, save or share the video you’ve created.  Tellagami allows you to customize your character, and the background behind them.  You can also … Continue reading Create videos with your students using Tellagami

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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

Let Students Work Together on Tests? Here’s Why you Should.

I’ve recently been reading the book Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica.  While I don’t typically enjoy reading books about education and its foibles and failures, and what each person decides should be done about it, this book has got me thinking about how we approach … Continue reading Let Students Work Together on Tests? Here’s Why you Should.

Stop Compartmentalizing the Way you View Education.

I’ve recently been reading the book Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education by Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica.  While I don’t typically enjoy reading books about education and its foibles and failures, and what each person decides should be done about it, this book has got me thinking about how we approach … Continue reading Stop Compartmentalizing the Way you View Education.

What does the Industrial Revolution have to do with your classroom? More than you think.

I’ve recently been reading the book Creative Schools: The Grassroots Revolution That’s Transforming Education b   y Sir Ken Robinson and Lou Aronica.  While I don’t typically enjoy reading books about education and its foibles and failures, and what each person decides should be done about it, this book has got me thinking about how … Continue reading What does the Industrial Revolution have to do with your classroom? More than you think.