Teacher Tools

3 Tips to Help Make Remote Learning More Personal

How can we make sure that remote learning feels as personal as a traditional classroom experience? As schools are in the midst of a sudden shift to remote learning, we’re all tackling this question. So I went back to a podcast interview I conducted last spring for some inspiration. Thomas Murray is the author of […]

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Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding

This spring, the creators of a special guide reached out to me. Their popular resource for students has millions of copies in print. I’m excited to share it with you in today’s blog post. Everything You Need to Ace Computer Science and Coding in One Big Fat Notebook is a study guide for middle schoolers. You can now […]

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Tackling Tech Podcast Powered by Dyknow

How are you tackling tech challenges this school year? So much has changed in our conversations on using EdTech strategically to support teaching and learning. A great resource to explore this year is the new Tackling Tech Podcast powered by Dyknow. With interviews and insight into EdTech challenges and success stories, this new podcast includes […]

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How to Make Instructional Videos with Adobe Spark

Do you head to YouTube when you have a problem you need to fix? This happens to me all the time. Sometimes I need help figuring out how to follow a recipe. Other times I’m trying to figure out how to fix something — like how to get my iPad out of an Otterbox case. […]

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How to Stream Movies to Students During Remote Learning

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had lots of conversations with classroom teachers and school leaders about the rapid shift to remote learning. Many of these conversations include questions around resources, and how to locate engaging, relevant content for students and families. Finding high-quality resources is one big issue, especially when families are reaching out […]

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Must-See Adobe Distance Learning Resources

Over the past few weeks, my Instagram DMs and email inbox have been full of questions around distance learning. Some folks are looking to scale systems and workflows they already have in place. And others are searching for new, free resources to support their students and families. The idea of scaling what’s already working, and […]

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Learning From Home with Book Creator Webinar Series

This spring I’m excited to partner with the folks at Book Creator for a special webinar series. Throughout the months of April and May I’m hosting seven webinars to share strategies for using Book Creator. From family-friendly activities to ways to combine favorite apps, we’ll cover strategies for home and classrooms. In this blog post, […]

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EdTech in the Era of Distance Learning Webinar

What does it look like to make the most of education technology through distance learning? The past few months have been a whirlwind. With a public health crisis and school closures across the country — and in different parts of the world — the term distance learning has taken center stage. If you follow along […]

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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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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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