distance learning

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 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 Play […]

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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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Online Project-Based Learning for Classrooms & Distance Learning

This post is in partnership with Project Pals. All opinions are my own.  Have you thought about incorporating project-based learning into your classroom this year? Whether you’re teaching face-to-face or supporting students with distance learning, there is a fantastic platform you can try out for free! In this post we’ll explore the online Project-Based Learning […]

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How to View Every Students’ Work During Remote Teaching

This post is in partnership with Whiteboard.Chat. All opinions are my own. Are you teaching remotely this year or leading a classroom where students use their own devices? The team behind Whiteboard.Chat reached out to me at the beginning of the school year. They’ve developed a platform for educators and students to help teachers and […]

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All-in-One Tutoring Platform for Educators

This post is in partnership with Trilogy Mentors, all opinions are my own. Have you thought about offering tutoring services to students? If the answer is yes, or if this is something you already do, I have a fantastic tutoring platform to tell you about. In this blog post, we’ll dive into Trilogy Mentors. You’ll […]

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Distance Learning for Art Students

This post is in partnership with Wacom. All opinions are my own. What does distance learning look like for art students? Distance learning presents different challenges for each subject area. The arts is one area where educators are getting creative with their instructional practices. I connected with the team at Wacom earlier this year. They told me […]

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