In this episode, educator, author, blogger and creator, Lisa Johnson joins to discuss using EdTech for calm, coping and creativity. You’ll hear some great strategies to consider around social emotional learning, executive functioning and life-long skill-building for students of all ages.
This week’s podcast is titled: “Using EdTech for Calm, Coping, and Creativity with Lisa Johnson.” Lisa and I are fellow Apple Distinguished Educators we’ve known each other for a long time and always find ourselves catching up about all things EdTech in between conferences at special events over coffee or even sometimes over barbecue if I happen to be in her home state of Texas. In today’s episode you’ll hear from Lisa some great strategies to consider around social emotional learning, executive functioning and life-long skill-building for students of all ages. Let’s dive into today’s episode.
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Creative Teaching Tips
- First, use tools students are already using.
- Next, think of lifelong learning skills.
- Then, make core curriculum connections.
- Finally, connect to SEL skill building.
Sponsored by Levered Learning
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- Connect with Lisa Johnson on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram
- Check out Lisa Johnson’s website and books Cultivating Communication in the Classroom and Creatively Productive
- Access Lisa’s Free Download CP Doc Locker (see form halfway down the page)
- Canvas (Learning Management System)
- Mindbody App (Wellness tool)
- WaterMinder App (Water intake tracker)
- Asana (Task management tool)
- Numbers App (Spreadsheet creator)
- Google Sheets
- Canva (Graphic design platform)
- Explain Everything (Digital whiteboard)
- Keynote (Presentation Tool)
- Book Creator (Ebook creation tool)
- How to Incorporate SEL into Microsoft Teams (Blog Post)
- Use PebbleGo Health to Teach SEL to Elementary Students (Blog Post)
- 10 Book Creator SEL Projects for Your Classroom (Blog Post)
- 8 Strategies to Level Up Your Brain Breaks (Podcast Episode)
- 3 Quick Tips to Support Social-Emotional Learning (Blog Post)
- A Full Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum for Schools (Blog Post)
- The Benefits of Using Moviemaking in Your Classroom with Jessica Pack (Podcast Episode)
- Teaching Life Skills with a Game Show App for Kids (Blog Post)
- Multimedia Goal Setting Activity for Students (Podcast Episode)
- Goal Setting Activity for Students featuring Spark Video (Blog Post)
- How To Create Interactive Journals with Students (Blog Post)
- 4 Best Practices for Video Journals (Podcast Episode)
- Social Emotional Learning in the Digital World with Krista Leh (Podcast Episode)
- Incorporating Creativity and Visuals in Tech-Friendly Projects with Al Thomas (Podcast Episode)
- 6 Creative Tools for Project-Based Learning (Blog Post)
- 5 Ways to Prioritize SEL in the STEM Classroom (Blog Post)