LMS and Assessment Resources

How to Add Educational Games to Your Next Classroom Activity

What makes educational games a powerful option for reaching learners? Although there are many ways to use games in a classroom setting, your primary focus might be to review core concepts, engage students, or provide an opportunity for them to pause and interact with content in a new way. If you’ve thought about introducing educational […]

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Create Interactive Assignments and Automatically Grade with BookWidgets

How can you create an interactive learning experience for students? In online spaces, you can offer lots of ways for students to share their learning. From quick questions or more extended responses, digital tools can help you automatically grade assignments, too. So if you’re looking for a new interactive learning tool for your classroom, BookWidgets […]

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How to Use EdTech to Identify and Address Learning Needs

There are lots of ways to use EdTech (education technology) to support student learners. If you are looking to identify and address learning needs this year, Boddle Learning has math placement tests to help understand students’ needs. Regular readers of the blog might remember that I featured Boddle on the blog earlier this year. Boddle is a […]

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Targeted Virtual Tutoring Program for Students

One-on-one, high-impact tutoring can help move the needle for students, and online tutoring can help connect students with subject matter experts anytime they need support. What does one-on-one online tutoring look like in action? There are different models for virtual tutoring, and your students might benefit from homework help to targeted weekly sessions with specific […]

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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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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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A New Turnkey Solution for PBL in Your Classroom

Ready to make project-based learning a reality in your classroom this year? The term project-based learning (or PBL) might seem intimidating at first. But, if you haven’t tried out PBL in your classroom, this school year is the perfect time to start. Setting a clear purpose for students, giving them opportunities to explore high-interest topics, […]

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How to Support Learner Variability with Voice Technology

Leaving a voice note for students, or hearing a student’s voice as they share an idea, provides a powerful connection. If you’ve joined me for a webinar this past year, you know that I often talk about technology integration and formative assessment. And one area I highlight in this conversation on checking for understanding and […]

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How to Incorporate SEL into Microsoft Teams

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate social-emotional learning goals into your everyday practice this school year, Microsoft Teams has you covered. A new feature in MS Teams called Reflect lets students share how they are feeling. It can open up a dialogue between teachers and students throughout the school year. You can incorporate SEL into […]

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5 Reasons to Try Out Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

Have you used the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams? This powerful tool built right into Microsoft Teams supports dynamic, engaging learning experiences. If you’re new to the Whiteboard in Teams, today’s blog post provides an introduction and highlights a few reasons to check it out. If you’ve spent time in Whiteboard already, this post will let […]

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