distance learning

5 Participation Strategies for Self-Paced Teaching

What does participation look like in your self-paced distance learning classroom? If you are thinking about boosting participation, there are a few options to consider. These self-paced teaching strategies are flexible for you to make your own. You can use them during remote learning experiences or when students work at their own pace in a […]

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8 Strategies to Level Up Your Brain Breaks — Easy EdTech Podcast 107

There are many ways to help your students refocus during class, but brain breaks can be a great way to give them a little break and allow them time for self-regulation. In this episode, you’ll learn what brain breaks are, why they work, and some activities that you can use with your class right away! […]

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More Engaging Video Learning: 6 Strategies That Work

If you’ve ever been in a virtual classroom when you’re hearing crickets and your students don’t have much to say, then this blog post is for you. In today’s blog post, I’ll dive into six strategies that boost engagement and increase participation during live video lessons. These video learning tips can help increase participation of […]

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New Ways To Use Jamboard with Torie Marquez — Easy EdTech Podcast 099

In this episode, Torie Marquez shares three favorite ways to use Jamboard in professional development settings along with student-friendly activities for Jamboard. You’ll hear tips you can use tomorrow and ideas you can customize for any learning environment. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Jamboard […]

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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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Tips for Using Breakout Rooms with Dr. Desiree Alexander — Easy EdTech Podcast 090

In this episode, EdTech consultant Dr. Desiree Alexander shares tips for teachers using breakout rooms during video calls this year. You’ll hear strategies for getting started with breakout rooms and how to take it to the next level. Whether you are using Zoom, Google Meet, or another video conferencing tool this year, this episode has […]

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DIY Starter Kits to Create Smart Projects with Kids

This post is in partnership with Teknikio. All opinions are my own.  This year you can create smart projects with kids thanks to Tekniverse, a new platform supporting remote learning. If you’ve considered trying out hands-on projects with students while learning at a distance, this new platform from Teknikio has you covered.  Tekniverse is a […]

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How to Increase Participation During Asynchronous Instruction (Part 2) — Easy EdTech Podcast 088

In this episode, I’ll share participation strategies to try out when students are working on their own, or through self-paced activities during asynchronous instruction. You’ll hear six strategies and a half-dozen EdTech tools to help you put these ideas into action. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast App Google Podcasts […]

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Easy Real-Time Sharing in Remote Learning with a Laptop Mirror

This post is in partnership with MirrorMeThis, makers of a new laptop mirror. All opinions are my own.  How do your students share their work during remote learning? This month I was excited to learn about a new tool you can use when working with students at a distance. It’s called MirrorMeThis and will totally […]

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How to Increase Participation During Synchronous Instruction (Part 1) — Easy EdTech Podcast 087

In this episode, you’ll hear strategies that boost engagement and increase participation during live video lessons and synchronous instruction. If you are participating in synchronous learning experiences this year, this episode has six strategies to try out with students during your next online lesson. Listen to the podcast episode on your favorite platform: Apple Podcast […]

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