Save Time Supporting Student Readers with BOOKR Class

How can you make reading a habit for children? Giving students access to engaging stories and carving out time for students to dive into text is one way. There is a great platform for student readers that helps teachers save time and give students access to engaging reading material. In today’s blog post, I’ll share a […]

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How Teachers Can Tap into Intellectual Curiosity

If you’ve spent time in a classroom with students of any age, you know that questions can pop up throughout lots of different conversations. But how can we help students, especially our youngest students, build a sense of wonder about the world around them? How can we help tap into intellectual curiosity as students explore […]

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How to Help Students Better Navigate Digital Spaces [EdTech Essentials Spotlight] – Easy EdTech Podcast 129

In this EdTech Essentials Spotlight, I’ll share tips on how to help students better navigate digital spaces that come straight from my new book. You’ll hear about the role of student consumers, the different types of media students come across in digital spaces, and favorite resources to help students build skills as navigators. Navigate Digital […]

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A Communication Hub for Schools with Family Engagement Tools

How do teachers, students, and families stay connected at your school? With so many different ways to share information, sometimes communication channels can feel all over the place, and critical updates can get lost in the shuffle. Earlier this year, the team behind Pronto reached out to me to share their communication hub for schools. […]

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The Importance of Supporting Students with Mobile Devices – Bonus Episode with Hello PLATO

In this episode, Rachel Fisher joins to discuss all things mobile EdTech and shares insights on what learning can look like when students can log in from anywhere. You’ll also hear some useful research and information on using mobile devices and how Hello PLATO can address the digital divide in education. Support Students Beyond School […]

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7 Ways to Turn Student Engagement into Student Agency

Student engagement is a term used in many different contexts. As educators, we want students to have interest and ownership in their learning. This month, I’m excited to host a webinar on the connection between student engagement and student agency. We’ll look at how to ensure that student learning experiences are meaningful and relevant for […]

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Useful Tips for Finding Podcasts to Enhance Content with Jeff Glade – Easy EdTech Podcast 128

In this episode, educator and podcast enthusiast Jeff Glade joins to discuss ways to use podcasts in the classroom and how this practice can open the world to students of all ages. You’ll also hear about a bunch of high-quality, student-friendly podcasts and activities you can try out right away. Listen to the podcast episode […]

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How to Make Writing Fun this School Year

If you work with student writers, you know that motivation is critical. Are your students motivated to write? Are they excited about sharing their ideas, writing stories, or conducting research and telling the world about what they’ve learned? To make writing fun this school year, the team at Pressto has created a platform to motivate […]

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Are Brain Breaks Worth Classroom Time? 10 Resources To Try

Have you tried out brain breaks in your physical or virtual classroom? Today’s blog post is all about brain breaks: what a brain break is and how to use them with your students. The purpose of a brain break is more than just a pause in instruction; it can have a big impact on your […]

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How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with Kristin Harrington – Easy EdTech Podcast 127

In this episode, ISTE author Kristin Harrington shares tech-friendly strategies to help make sure your next student project is authentic. Learn about her favorite EdTech tools for student projects and the importance of cultivating a “project mindset” as an educator. This week’s podcast is titled: How to Make Sure Your Next Project is Authentic with […]

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