Digital Reflection Tools for PLC Book Studies

Something I noticed this summer in the Twitterverse was the abundant sharing of thoughts, ideas, reflections, and connections made by teachers to many popular books […]

Moodle Groups, Groupings and Cohorts – The basics unleashed #Moodletips

Moodle is based on the Social Constructionism pedagogy and according to that : “We learn particularly well from the act of creating or expressing something […]

Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures [Young & Talbert]

Lessons From Flipped Classrooms and Flipped Failures — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young, with Robert Talbert Excerpt: So a few years ago Talbert, a math […]

How to import your Microsoft Word files in Moodle? #moodleplugins #microsoftword

Do you want to import your already existing content from Microsoft Word files in your Moodle course? Microsoft Word is one of the most widely […]

The New Basics?

Last week, I finished reading The Innovator’s Mindset by George Couros and started on Cultivating Communication in the Classroom by Lisa Johnson. Her first chapter […]

Simple STEM Lesson: How to make an Apron out of those Tote Bags you get at conferences by @SamPatue

Simple STEM Lesson: In this post, learn how to create a useful apron from those left over tote bags that you receive at conferences. | […]

How to Increase Student Engagement Using Polls and Surveys

Our brains are impressive computers, but they only have so much available memory, so every new piece of information we encounter is viewed through a […]

10 Helpful Resources for Online Course Designers

If you’ve never created an online course before, you may not be familiar with the term “instructional designer,” but that’s exactly what you’re about to […]

I am the Help Desk

I was on a roll there for a while, meaning I got all the way to page 85 without stopping to write a post. And […]

Be More Dog

For the past 5 summers I’ve been the tech troubleshooter for my district’s summer school campuses. This year I decided to take a break from […]

App Flows Aren’t Just for iPads Anymore

Graphite App Flows (Now called Lesson Flows from Common Sense Media) were something I discovered a couple of years ago. A Lesson Flow is a lesson […]

ISTE Standards for Educators

FULL DISCLOSURE: I enabled a new plugin and wanted to try it out. That is the actual purpose of this blog post. It’s called Live […]

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