If This, Then That – Master of Automation

If This, Then That is an absolutely fabulous tool that can make so many things much, much easier in your life.  IFTTT.com allows you to create formulas of your own, or choose from one of the thousands already in use.  Here are a few examples I personally use: Mute my Android phone when I arrive … Continue reading If This, Then That – Master of Automation

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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

Twitter–improve students’ writing skills?!

Before you go laughing at the idea that social media can improve students’ writing abilities, hear me out.  As mentioned before, small bite sized learning can be valuable--teaching students vocabulary or sharing pithy quotes with them can get them talking.  Twitter can also be used when it comes to… Daily word games - Students provide … Continue reading Twitter–improve students’ writing skills?!