From Canada to Taiwan: A Guide to Teaching Abroad

BGL‘s Teacher Erin is in her first year of teaching kindergarten at Tsai Hsing School in Taipei, Taiwan. Erin and her travel companion, Alex, are […]

Drag and drop with Google Draw and Slides

This morning, as I was looking over my upcoming lessons on analyzing webs I found out that the app I used to create drag and […]

The "Once a Zero - Always a Zero" policy as a first step

First Step by Porapak Apichodilok  Every year at this time, I get pushback from many of my educator friends and the parents of my students for AdVENTURE's […]

#EdTech and the 4Cs

I started my career as an educator 10 years ago. At the time, the buzzwords regarding preparing students for college and career was "21-century skills". In […]

Flipgrid as a "Turn-in Bin"

Like many of you before me, I've been struck with Flipgrid fever. This simple, yet powerful tool has transformed many of my classroom discussions and […]

Data visualization, an important 21-century skill

Although the gathering of raw data and its analysis is not new, in this era of information overload, it has become an increasingly important skill. […]

Grades in the Gamified Classroom

https://twitter.com/mr_isaacs/status/885658805002018816 In a recent #games4ed conversation we were talking about gamified grading, and the two tweets above came up. This resonated with me for several […]

Digital Media Literacy with KQED Teach

Bill Ferriter  I am sure that many of you are familiar with the image above. While I wholeheartedly agree with the sentiment, the National Association of […]

Twitter, a Tool for Teacher Professional Development

Whenever I share my Twitter experience I face the inevitable, "Oh, I don't use Twitter", and I must admit that the first time I heard […]

Embedding - Generate your own iFrames

If you are like me, you use a variety of tools to share content with your students. Tools like goFormative, Wizer.me, Symbaloo learning paths, PowerMyLearning, […]

Countdown calendars using Thinglink

Although I recognize that not all my students celebrate the holidays the same way, for the past few years I've been creating advent calendars simply […]

Paper prototypes - From idea to reality

If your students are anything like mine, they hate planning. Whenever they hear something along the lines of "Create a presentation, website, game, etc.", they […]

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