5 Participation Strategies for Self-Paced Teaching

What does participation look like in your self-paced distance learning classroom? If you are thinking about boosting participation, there are a few options to consider. These self-paced teaching strategies are flexible for you to make your own. You can use them during remote learning experiences or when students work at their own pace in a […]

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8 Strategies to Level Up Your Brain Breaks — Easy EdTech Podcast 107

There are many ways to help your students refocus during class, but brain breaks can be a great way to give them a little break and allow them time for self-regulation. In this episode, you’ll learn what brain breaks are, why they work, and some activities that you can use with your class right away! […]

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More Engaging Video Learning: 6 Strategies That Work

If you’ve ever been in a virtual classroom when you’re hearing crickets and your students don’t have much to say, then this blog post is for you. In today’s blog post, I’ll dive into six strategies that boost engagement and increase participation during live video lessons. These video learning tips can help increase participation of […]

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3 Reasons Educators Shouldn’t Ignore TikTok — Easy EdTech Podcast 106

In this episode, learn three reasons TikTok might be worth your time and tips for using this app to gather ideas. You’ll hear how this app has changed my view on professional learning and how it might just inspire student creations. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts […]

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Digital Hall Pass: A School Safety Tool from e-hallpass

Is a digital hall pass the right fit for your school? More and more schools are returning to complete in-person instruction. And for those schools that were hybrid and in-person, they are now reflecting on the challenges these instructional models posed this past year. Creating supportive communities for students and academic content delivery are just […]

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Make Your School Videos More Accessible with HapYak’s Video L10N

Ready to level up your video creation this school year? If you create videos for your students, colleagues, or school community, there is a new tool you’ll want to check out. It’s called Video L10N from HapYak, and it lets users upload school videos, add and edit captions, translate video captions and even identifies on-screen […]

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What Does Digital Citizenship Really Mean? With Dr. Kristen Mattson — Easy EdTech Podcast 105

In this episode, ISTE author Dr. Kristen Mattson breaks down the term digital citizenship and provides examples of how to incorporate digital citizenship into any subject area. You’ll learn about curriculum resources and strategies to teach digital citizenship to students of all ages. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App […]

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How to Create Digital Reading Activities with Capstone Connect and Seesaw

Regular readers of the blog know that I’m a big fan of Capstone Pub and all of the resources they have to offer teachers. If you want to create digital reading activities this year, their resources are ones you can share quickly and easily with students. And if you’d like your students to participate in […]

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thINK21 Wacom Education Summit: On-Demand Professional Development

Are you looking for live and on-demand professional development this spring? The thINK21 Wacom Education Summit has one more day of live programming and plenty of content you can access right away. If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration to finish the school year strong, the thINK21 Wacom Education Summit has you covered. Each day […]

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Free Resources to Help Students Practice Saying NO

Where can you go to find free multimedia lessons to help students practice saying NO to risky behaviors? April is Alcohol Responsibility Month, a great time to introduce thinking and discussion to help students master refusal strategies. Although saying NO is important, kids need to know why they should say NO to risky behaviors like […]

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