#515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

Mentimeter is a popular tool to make sessions more interactive, but having to switch between presentation and browser can make using it in sessions a […]

Effective Formative Assessment for Educators

Perhaps no other innovation holds as much promise to transform education as formative assessment. This article explains what it is, why it’s important, and what […]

What is Formative Assessment?

Formative assessment, according to research, is one of the most effective education innovations to hit modern classrooms. Its impact on student learning is just huge. […]

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a […]

Eight reasons to love GoFormative

In a recent tweet, my good friend and colleague @JudyZaccheo posted the following "challenge" After trying @Goformative years ago and hating it....I think I’m finally […]

Succeeding With Differentiation

This post was originally published on edutopia.org Student voice is a hot topic in education, which makes me exceedingly happy—I’ve always thought that students were […]

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative […]

Why Is Observation Important? 3 Big Reasons

Student Teaching Observation Forms Download Our Library Student teachers often ask “Why is observation important?” Well for starters it’s the only way for student teachers […]

Improving your (Blackboard) course

Here are a few of my initial thoughts on finding myself a Blackboard user again after a four year absence. These are based on my […]

Retakes Do Not Promote Laziness. They Exemplify Compassion

This article was originally published in Education Week Teacher. Editor’s note: For a counterpoint to this piece, see Baptiste Delvallé’s opinion essay, “Why I Give Students Only […]

#391 Medium [2/4]: Create your first story with Medium

Medium is an online publishing platform that is a hybrid of blogging and paid for content (for an introduction please see #380 Medium [1/4]: The Medium […]

#388 Moodle: Online feedback for offline assessments

In this video we explore how you can use Moodle assignments to give feedback to students, even when they haven’t submitted online. This is a […]

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