Create Interactive Lessons with Deck•Toys

Teaching anything online can be a challenge. How to make static resources and texts become interactive, able to be manipulated, and provide hands-on learning is […]

High-Effect-Size Instructional Strategies and Digital Tools

Did you see School Library Journals blog entry from February 11, 2020? Titled, 18 Tech Tools for Content Creation, Coding, VR, Audio, and Video, it […]

Appifying Repeated Reading Assessments

What apps or tools can assist you and your students in tracking how fast you read? In this blog entry, we’ll extend our conversation on […]

Connect Instructional Strategies with Tech

Wonder what technologies you can blend into high-effect-size instructional strategies? In this blog entry, I revisit the revised Strategies That Work app that you can […]

Make It Relevant: The Collaborator ISTE Standard

In classrooms today, the goal remains learning how to solve problems together. Authentic learning often involves learners in joint problem solving. We work together towards […]

Digital Physics with Physics Classroom

Are you a physics teacher looking for simple tutorials, interactives, or concept builders? Digital physics has never been easier. In this blog, we’ll explore a […]

Enhance Instructional Leadership with Digital Tools

What digital tools are available to help the school principal or administrator be more effective? After decades of research, we know what the principal’s primary […]

Note-Taking and Outlining: Five Digital Helpers

Wish you had an easy way to annotate websites or research articles and then share them with others? Do you need to guide high school […]

Napkin PD: PBL Your Jigsaw

What happens when you combine two instructional strategies like PBL and jigsaw? That’s exactly what I did when developing a new workshop for the TCEA […]

Test-Enhanced Learning Made Simple with Knowt

The research is clear: rereading a text doesn’t work as well as taking a test over the material. Known as retrieval practice, it involves students […]

Class Discussions Gone Digital

A colleague recently posted the following request for help in finding an interactive way for his students to respond to literature questions via class discussions. […]

empowerED: Giving Your Teachers the Tools to Be Successful

Today’s educator has a lot on her plate. Besides knowing all of the key concepts of the content area she is assigned to teach, she […]

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