Themes, teams, and side quests: A superhero’s guide to gamification

Gamification in education is not new, and thanks to Michael Matera and his book, Explore Like A Pirate, a thriving community has been formed that […]

30 ways to make your lessons interactive

When we provide students with interactive lessons they are immersed in the content and take an active role in their learning. Interactive lessons stick. They increase engagement […]

5 ideas for creating an interACTIVE classroom

Students today are all too often being forced into a traditional model of schooling that is no longer relevant to them. So, how can we be […]

15 innovative lesson ideas for outside the box teaching

Innovation is another buzzword that we often hear used to describe the ideal lesson. As teachers, we work hard to create activities for our students that […]

Mixtape your curriculum: Using Open Educational Resources to customize your teaching and their learning

I’m a proud, completely unapologetic, mullet-sporting, shoulder-pad wearing, Flashdance sweatshirt-owning, card-carrying member of the 1980s–and I have the mixtapes to prove it. (Although I no […]

HyperDocs tips and making learning addictive

When learning is addictive, kids want to come back for more. But how do we create lessons that keep kids engaged and excited? In this week’s […]

40+ ideas for creating with G Suite

Creating while learning gives students a way to show their understanding. Students can apply their knowledge while putting their personal spin on it. G Suite […]

The Quizizz you never knew…

Quizizz is a fun, student-centered study tool. It is used to engage students in review and assessment at school or at home. And best of […]

25 ways to create experiences your students will remember

Most of us have fond memories of a fantastic experience we had with our teacher and fellow classmates. Maybe it was creating soundtracks for dramas. […]

Try the Connected Kahoot!

Kahoot is a favorite among students and teachers alike. It’s a fun way to jazz up assessments with gameshow style quizzes. But what if we […]

20+ Hyperdocs tips, ideas and templates to use right away

HyperDocs are are NOT just a doc with links. They are purposefully designed digital lessons and can transform your class. The creators of HyperDocs — […]

30+ ways to Ditch That Textbook: Ideas for teachers by teachers

The best thing about Twitter is the community of educators who share freely with others. Aaron Hogan, the author of Shattering the Perfect Teacher Myth, […]

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