A new twist on traditional assessments: Ideas you can use

The metaphors you can use for assessments go on and on. It can be a measuring stick. A magnifying glass. It’s a glimpse into student […]

Big, moonshot-sized ideas for changing classrooms and schools

In the midst of the chaos of our educator lives, it’s hard to find time to think big. Lesson plans. Grading. Emails. Meetings. When do […]

Google Chrome extensions galore! 50+ for the classroom

Record a video of your screen. Split the screen of your web browser. Block ads. Keep digital sticky notes. Even make your phone ring to […]

Time savers for teachers: A more efficient you!

Time is always a factor for teachers. Looking for some time-management, productivity ideas to get more done? Look no further. (Public domain image via Pixabay.com)It's […]

Hear the best ideas from #DitchSummit from participants

Technology. Brain-friendly learning. Gamification. Happiness. The topics shared at the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit — a free online conference for teachers — have been […]

How to connect EVERY educator to awesome professional learning

For me, professional development has often meant sitting through a staff-wide meeting about topics with limited interest and little time to practice hands-on. That kind […]

20+ strategies to strengthen the link with parents at home

In the end, parents and teachers really do have the same goals. Parents want to see their kids become the best human beings they can […]

How to add Hour of Code to YOUR classroom

Coding is a skill that opens doors for students of all backgrounds. No matter where they live, what color their skin is, what their gender […]

The Iceberg: Getting beneath the surface of #edtech fears (#DitchBook)

About 90 percent of an iceberg is underwater. Like an iceberg, what reluctant adopters say may only be 10 percent of what they’re feeling. For […]

20+ resources for engaging game-based learning

Our society thrives on games. They’re everywhere, from our social lives to our work lives to our school lives. People kill time on the bus, […]

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