Ditch That Textbook

Ditch That Textbook is a blog that's all about teaching with less reliance on the textbook with an emphasis on educational technology and creative teaching.

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Posts by Ditch That Textbook

Getting started with learning stations in middle school

This post is written by James Hunt, a 6th grade science and geography teacher in Southeast Missouri. James was selected as Teacher of the Year […]

Going back to school face-to-face: 10 tips

After enduring remote learning, teachers and students are heading back to the classroom. Here are some things to keep in mind. After more than a […]

20 teacher questions to ask over the summer

Summer is a great time for big-picture reflection. Here are 20 teacher questions to think about. In the heat of a school year, there's a […]

15 ways to use Genially in the classroom

Are you looking to create professional looking presentations, websites, videos, and more from easy to use templates? Here comes Genially. This post is co-authored by […]

Love Zoom chat? 5 ways to keep it in face-to-face classes

Back in face-to-face classes, we can keep the engagement of the Zoom chat. Here are five options you can use. During the 2020 coronavirus pandemic, […]

5 teaching practices to keep from remote learning

The pandemic changed the way we teach and in some ways for the better! Here are 5 parts of remote teaching we'll keep.The pandemic changed […]

Text historical, book characters with this Google Slides/PowerPoint template

Students can show what they've learned by creating interactive text conversations between two people. Here's how. What if you had Harry Potter's cell phone number?Or […]

Game design in the classroom: 8 steps to get started

This post is written by Jon Spike. Jon is a Coordinator of Instructional Technology and Integration at UW-Whitewater, collaborating with preservice teachers and instructors to […]

Teacher Tech Tok: Seeking out opportunities for micro PD

This post is written by Lindsay Zilly. Lindsay is the Director of Professional Learning for Illinois Digital Educators Alliance. She is a Google Certified Educator, […]

10 ways to improve students’ long-term learning

Research has a lot to say about improving students' long-term memory. Here are 10 ideas you can use in class. Long-term memory and recall are […]

4 powerful ways to embed media on your Canvas homepage

This post is written by Jon Kelley, bacon and coffee-loving educator in Delaware, Ohio, and 2019 Canvas National Educator of the Year. Jon is a Teaching […]

5 Google Jamboard features you (probably) don’t know

Jamboard is Google's digital white board tool. Educators have flocked to it because it's very visual, it's easy to use, and it's highly collaborative. Teachers are […]

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