Teacher Tools

The Caption Hack I Can’t Live Without

Although I can’t say I’m new to webinars, with a quick shift to virtual professional learning last year, I knew I had to update my regular routine. In this blog post, I’ll share a caption hack that I truly can’t live without. It’s something I’ve used on many of my virtual events this past year […]

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Student-Friendly Jamboard Activities for Any Classroom — Easy EdTech Podcast 095

In this episode, you’ll hear five student-friendly Jamboard activities to use with students. Learn all about this powerful, collaborative tool, and if you’re new to Jamboard you’ll get a quick overview before diving into five activities for students to use in classroom and remote learning. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple […]

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Engage 2021 Virtual Conference for Educators

Engage by Kognity is a virtual conference for educators, by educators. You can curate your own pathway from dozens of live sessions, all hosted by expert teachers and industry leaders from around the world. I’m so excited to lead two sessions at this special event and share a free ticket with readers! What will you […]

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My #1 EdTech Tip for Teachers — Easy EdTech Podcast 094

In this episode, I share details behind my favorite tip for simplifying technology integration. Whether you are a classroom teacher, instructional coach, or school administrator, this is my “go to” tip when asked for help making EdTech easier. You’ll hear some favorite EdTech tools and a strategy to promote buy-in with students, colleagues and families. […]

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How to Supplement Your Income with Online Tutoring

This post is in partnership with online tutoring platform Preply. All opinions are my own. Are you looking for ways to make additional income this year? If you’ve ever considered online tutoring, you’ll want to take a look at a new platform geared towards educators who teach languages. It matches teachers with language learners and […]

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Digital Portfolios: Capture Learning In (and Out) of the Classroom

This post is in partnership with Spaces, a tool for digital portfolios. All opinions are my own.  Educators and parents alike often share a similar insight, “Students are more than their grades… their report card doesn’t tell the whole story.” As their teacher, working with your students on a daily basis, you have the opportunity to see […]

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9 Favorite Google Slides Tips — Easy EdTech Podcast 093

In this episode, you’ll hear nine quick tips for Google Slides — from collaborative activities to favorite work arounds. Depending on how you use Slides, just one of these Google Slides tips could be a complete game changer for you this school year! Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App […]

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Start an Esports Program at Your School with a Free Esports Computer Lab

This post is sponsored by High School Esports League. All opinions are my own.  Are you wondering how to start an esports program at your school? Last year I connected with the team at High School Esports League, and I can’t wait to share their special new campaign. Starting an esports program might feel intimidating, […]

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Ways to Make EdTech Easier in 2021 — Easy EdTech Podcast 092

In this episode, you’ll hear five ways to start the year off strong and make EdTech easier in 2021. As you kick off the new year, try these five tips to reset, plan, and take action to simplify your EdTech integration. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts […]

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A Digital Tool to Help Students in Crisis feat. Gaggle

This post is sponsored by Gaggle. All opinions are my own. What if you had another set of eyes to help students in crisis? I recently met up with the Gaggle team to learn more about their platform and how it supports students. This year, school counselors and educators are interacting with students in entirely […]

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