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Become a “Hover-Free” Teacher with Choice-Based Instruction with Miriam R. Plotinsky – Easy EdTech Podcast 188

In this episode, Instructional Specialist and author Miriam Plotinsky, joins to unpack the term choice-based instruction and share tips for being a hover-free teacher. You’ll also hear about her new book Teach More, Hover Less, How to Stop Micromanaging Your Secondary Classroom as well as some of her favorite techy tools and strategies for empowering students.

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Tips for Choice-Based Instruction

  • Use online sharing tools to give students space to share.
  • Gather feedback from real-time formative assessment data.
  • Think about choice-based instruction as a step to being hover-free.

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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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