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Designing Engaging Lessons for Students – Bonus Episode with The Achievery

In this episode, I chat with educator and librarian Shannon Miller to spotlight helpful tips for creating engaging lessons for students. We explore the process of finding standards-aligned resources and customizing them for students’ needs with EdTech. You’ll also hear about The Achievery, a free platform full of high-quality digital resources plus ways to use the ISTE standards as your lesson-planning guide!

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Tips for Designing Engaging Lessons for Students

  • Look for standards-aligned resources.
  • Use the bits and pieces your students need.
  • Share engaging video resources with students.

SPONSORED BY All4Ed’s Future Ready Schools

This episode is sponsored by All4Ed’s Future Ready Schools – Future Ready Schools is partnering with ATT to share “The Achievery,” a free digital learning platform created by AT&T.” Create your free account today at and start exploring all of the fantastic free resources they have for educators to customize for their students.


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Blog Author and EdTech Consultant Dr. Monica Burns

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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