How to use Google Keep for video note-taking

A recent study from Common Sense Media confirms what those of us who spend time with young adults already believe The post How to use […]

The shifting role of the teacher in a blended learning classroom

Adding playlists into the mix We often hear about the need to move from the sage on the stage to the guide on the side […]

How to get students to communicate with families

Welcome to the Best Part of My Week And yours, likely. Peoples Academy Middle Level educator Joe Speers shares how to get students to communicate […]

How to build up STEAM

Making time for making at Ottauquechee STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics — gives students the opportunity to create. To make. Maybe to […]

4 ways Vermont educators are sharing their practice

The #everydaycourage of being seen Take the iconic back-to-school prompt for students — what I did on my summer vacation — and give it a twist. Imagine […]

How to use Google Docs so students talk to you

Using technology to help build relationships Remember when you were in middle school? How awkward did you feel, asking a teacher for help with everyone […]

4 resources for fighting fake news

Standard 3-part story-driven post: 1) what it is, 2) what it looks like in a school, 3) how to do it in your school The […]

Negotiated curriculum at the unit level

Set boundaries, then let students drive the conversation Negotiated curriculum is the idea that you can assemble a curriculum for your class by entering into […]

Want end-of-year family involvement?

Try Passage Presentations. The end of every school year is tough. Teachers and administrators struggle to keep students in line, finish assessments, plan field trips, […]

Revolutionize student research with Padlet

Organize research materials digitally and collaboratively Tiffany Michael, from Crossett Brook Middle School in Waterbury, Vermont, describes how her use of Padlet evolved to eventually […]

How ubiquitous learning spaces can spur reflection

Ubiquitous learning at the Sycamore School (Ed Note: Susan Hennessey recently traveled to Malibu, California to check out some innovative schools there and attend Deeper […]

Study National Parks with digital tools

Student-created virtual park tours With access to online and tablet-based tools for digital curation and content creation, students can research the history, challenges and attractions of […]

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