Homework, Academic Achievement, and How Much is Too Much?

What is the Right Amount of Homework to Make it a Positive, Rather than a Negative Experience? I've written here and elsewhere about the negative […]

Use JotForm Cards to Collect More Actionable Data for your Classroom

JotForm, a popular online form creation software, has been a handy data collection tool in classrooms for several years. But now they have JotForm Cards, […]

Exploring Resources Focused on Raising Student Curiosity

Curiosity can make all the difference in your students' ability to excel and thrive. One of the most inspiring “edtech” moments I've had so far […]

Explore Data Privacy Day Resources and Raise Your Students’ Awareness

January 28th is “Data Privacy Day”. We need to make more of an effort to make students aware of the implications of the lack of […]

How Technology is Helping Us Preserve and Share Historical Documents

The historian Edward Gibbons dismissed history as “little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.” However, the philosopher George Santayana […]

100 Years of “New Technologies”: Teaching a Foreign Language with Technology from 1918 to 2018

Image Source In 1918, Yale professor Charles C. Clarke described the phonograph (later known as the gramophone and, since the 1940s, as the record player) […]

7 Tips on How to Make Lessons More Engaging and Fun

The ideas here have certainly been shared on the site before, but I thought a fresh look at them might be helpful, as many of […]

How to Conduct a Live Class from WizIQ Virtual Classroom

Step-By-Step Instructions for Using this Popular Education Platform to Deliver a Live Class Session What can be termed as a “live class”? For instance, a […]

“If This Then That” as a Teaching and Learning Aid?

Anyone Using This Platform in an Educational Context? If This Then That, or “IFTTT” (https://ifttt.com/), is a free online app that will allow you to […]

Improving Student Outcomes with Big Data and Real-time Analytics

Big Data is Here. What can it do for Education? The way that students learn and teachers teach will be revolutionized when big data is […]

7 Best Apps for Student Goal Setting

Goal Setters do Better! Not all students are created equal. That’s why we have phrases and clichés like “class clown” or “teacher’s pet”, two drastically […]

7 Fun Ways Teachers Can Use Drones for Teaching and Learning

Drones as an Educational Tool? Sounds Like Fun! Education is a unique field. In many ways, it's the same job it was decades ago. There […]