Reading on Digital Devices: Use Annotation to Push Student Thinking

Here’s my new post for Kami’s blog about! Click here to check out the original. The world of education has changed greatly with the introduction of tablet technology. Students can interact with content in a completely new way, and teachers are adapting to these changes. When students read on a digital device, the experience of reading is altered. Highlighters, sticky notes,…

Front Row: Personalized Math + ELA Practice

  Front Row is a free, all-in-one program for math and reading comprehension that ensures every student receives high-quality, individualized practice. By addressing student weaknesses and building off strengths, Front Row is designed to increase confidence and promote growth in all students, regardless of their ability level. Teachers can assign a specific standard for students to…

TOTI Virtual Teaching Online Learning Center for Readers

TOTI Virtual Teaching is an online learning center for teens and adults struggling to read. They offer intensive teaching and practice teen and adult readers can access from home. Their certified teachers have Special Ed and ESL qualifications and meet students online once a week. The TOTI Virtual Teaching practice tool is filled with content for older readers and…

Women of the Summer Olympics: Assignments from Edcite

If you’re looking for engaging standards-based formative assessments, check out Edcite, a popular platform I’ve featured before. Edcite offers an extensive library full of teacher-created assignments. Now, just in time for Women’s History Month and the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, the folks at Edcite have shared formative assessments from their library that are focused on female…

Storytelling with Virtual Reality: Filming for Google Cardboard at Unarthodox

This year I’ve shared a couple reasons why I’m excited about virtual reality including new lessons from Nearpod and the special app from the New York Times. Earlier this month I had the chance to visit the folks at Unarthodox a space in New York City with programming designed to use non-traditional art methods to encourage self-expression in…