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Distance Learning Essentials: A Quick Guide – Easy EdTech Podcast 077

In this episode, I’ll give you a preview of my Distance Learning Essentials: Quick Reference Guide from ASCD. You’ll hear some tips, strategies and resources to make your distance teaching and learning efficient and effective. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Distance Learning Essentials So […]

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3 EdTech Tools for Interactive Teaching and Learning

What does interactive teaching and learning look like? I was so excited to finally meet the Merrills earlier this year. They have a fantastic book with interactive teaching and learning strategies that are perfect for both inside and outside of the classroom. Authors Kristin and Joe Merrill have a combined 19 years of teaching experience. […]

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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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9 Benefits of Using Flipgrid for Book Clubs – Easy EdTech Podcast 061

In this episode, I share strategies for hosting asynchronous book clubs in digital spaces and tips for using Flipgrid. You’ll hear strategies for using Flipgrid for book clubs with students and how you can use this strategy with your colleagues for remote professional development. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast […]

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Classroom Technology Tips: A New Quick Reference Guide – Easy EdTech Podcast 059

In this episode, I share my new quick reference guide full of classroom technology tips. You’ll also hear about five EdTech essentials and strategies that work for classroom learning and learning outside of the classroom. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Play Stitcher Spotify Classroom Technology Tips So […]

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Why Engineering Design Might Have a Place in Your Classroom

What does it look like to design for the future? When we talk about the skills students need for success, engineering design might not be at the top of your list… yet. If you aren’t familiar with the term, this blog post has you covered. Last year I connected with Ann Kaiser. She is the […]

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Ways to Support Student Writers With & Without Technology

There are so many ways to support student writers in your classroom. Whether you’re working with first graders or first-year high school students, there are strategies that support students — both with and without technology. In this blog post, I’m so excited to share some actionable strategies for classrooms looking to balance digital tools with […]

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Self-Care Apps and Self-Care Tips for Teachers

What does self-care look like in your life? Self-care is more than use a buzzword or a hashtag to add to a social media post. With purposeful planning, you can take action to make sure you address your own needs this school year. In this blog post, I’ve put together a handful of self-care apps, […]

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Teach Better Talk Podcast & Book Study

Earlier this year, I spoke with Jeff Gargas and Rae Hughart on their Teach Better Talk Podcast. They share interviews with lots of different educators on their podcast. With conversations from various corners of education, they have over one-hundred episodes you can explore on their website. You can listen to the episode of the Teach […]

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