How can Scratch Programming teach students to read?

Numbers, learning to read and write is a numbers game. It is all about the number of words you hear and have an opportunity to […]

Innovator’s Mindset MOOC (#IMMOOC): Down the Blended Reading Rabbit Hole Again

The new-to-me practice of reading intensively beyond the page as part of my participation in the third season of George Couros’s #IMMOOC (the Innovator’s Mindset […]

Auto-Highlighting Text with Slides

A teacher in the help forums wanted to know how to automatically highlight vocabulary words in a presentation. This is easily done by inserting a […]

The Weekly Edtech Smackdown: Vol. XI

Welcome to the weekly (not so weekly) edition of The Edtech Smackdown—a collection of digital resources containing a few of my most favorite activities, tools […]

Innovator’s Mindset MOOC (#IMMOOC): Reading in the 21st Century

Reading as I prepare to dive into #IMMOOC (the Innovator’s Mindset massive open online course) Season 3, I’m once again coming face to face with […]

#MS365 Immersive Reader

Have you seen the immersive reader in Office 365? From the MS Onenote team blog: To access these...

Digging into data: how Lexile scores can help to inform educational decisions

It’s time for a vlog post! This week I’ve taken to video format to show you how to use students’ Lexile scores and reading levels […]

Books To Check Out This Summer Break!

With summer well underway and a bit of free time on your hands, it is time to grab a drink, sit by the pool, and […]

The Weekly Edtech Smackdown: Vol. X

Welcome to the weekly edition of The Edtech Smackdown—a collection of digital resources containing a few of my most favorite activities, tools and articles curated […]

5 Tips for a Great Summer

It’s finally here! Summer is in full swing, and if you’re a student, that most likely means no schoolwork and no intensive schedule to follow. […]

Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Looking for low threshold faculty development over the summer? Grab a good book and learn something new. The following are books on teaching and learning […]

Bring Your Novel to Life! 30+ Tips and Web Resources

“A book is a device to ignite the imagination.” – Alan Bennett Students struggle to read books and classic literature. One reason is that the […]

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