Quick Tips for Microsoft Distance Learning Tools

What does it look like to set up a distance learning program in your school or district? Educators across the world are tackling unprecedented challenges. And the concept of distance learning has come to the forefront of our conversations. If you already use Microsoft products with your students or are looking to dive in deeper, […]

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3 Ways to Use Google Docs When You Don’t Have Google Classroom – Easy EdTech Podcast 055

In this episode, you’ll learn about ways to use Google Docs as a teacher, even if your school doesn’t use Google Classroom. You’ll also hear about three strategies you can tailor to different subject areas and groups of students this school year! Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play […]

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How Olympians and Athlete Mentors are Inspiring Kids

When I first connected with the team at Classroom Champions, I couldn’t wait to share it with my readers. Students across the world are facing school closures and the possibility of finishing the school year at home. The high-quality resources from Classroom Champions are all about inspiring kids in the classroom and beyond. They are […]

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How to Create Engaging Videos with a Favorite Combo

Do you like to combine the very best of your favorite apps? I know I do! The year has been off to a great start, including lots of time in classrooms working with students and teachers. I love seeing creation tools in action, and in the past few months, I’ve sat side-by-side with elementary and […]

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8 Free Online Resources to Recommend to Families – Easy EdTech Podcast 054

In this episode, I’ll share a few of my favorite online learning tools that you may want to recommend to families. If your students will be out of school for closures, these free tools are ones parents can easily access on a smartphone, tablet, or computer. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple […]

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Just Two Recommendations for New Online Learning Initiatives

This is a bonus episode with recommendations for new online learning initiatives and definitely different than what I typically put out. If you are a regular listener of the podcast, you know that I put out new episodes every Tuesday morning with strategies and EdTech tips for helping make EdTech easier in the classroom. Apple […]

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Can students reuse someone else’s work?

Can students reuse someone else’s work in their own creations? When would doing so run afoul of copyright laws? If you’ve made movies, designed websites, or created ebooks with your students, you might have pondered this question. Students are often avid consumers of digital content, but when they take on the hat of creators in […]

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6 Creative Tools for Project-Based Learning

Project-based learning is more than just a buzzword. When thoughtfully integrated into instruction, it provides a vehicle for students to explore new concepts and apply their new knowledge. At its core, project-based learning asks students to research as they address a question or investigate a solution to a problem. There are lots of creative tools […]

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Quick Tips for Keeping Track of Your Professional Goals – Easy EdTech Podcast 053

In this episode, you’ll learn about a strategy that lets you keep track of your professional goals by creating an easy-to-update website. You’ll also hear some tips for narrowing in on which goals to focus on this school year. Subscribe to the podcast on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Keeping […]

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How to Use Emojis with Students

Do you use emojis in your classroom? I had so much fun teaming up with the folks at Book Creator to put together a new and totally free resource all about how to use emojis with students. If you’ve been a bit curious about whether emojis have an educational purpose… well, I have you covered! […]

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