Fun formative assessment: 12 easy, no-tech ideas you can use tomorrow

Formative assessment means providing students with opportunities to show you what they are learning while you are teaching it. These assessments inform your instruction and […]

7 Digital tools for student engagement across all grade levels

As we head into the spring, we may notice a decrease in student engagement. For some students, there have been midterm exams, extended school breaks, […]

4 inclusive practice strategies for any classroom

Embrace the inclusive mindset to transform any environment to a place where every learner has the opportunity to be successful. By utilizing technology tools effectively, […]

Teaching sustainability with business simulations

During the last decades, sustainability has become a major aspect in the strategy and operations of many businesses around the world. Understood as the idea […]

Student interest surveys to connect learning to their world

Student interest surveys help us know what makes our students tick, which helps us build relationships and learning that matters.When we know what makes students […]

5 Elements that make lessons more engaging

A version of this post was published in TeachThought. When you think back to your school years, you probably remember those teachers who made classes […]

How to manage slow-working students in your classroom

Students experience learning differently. Some may be able or willing to solve tasks on time, but others may struggle to do so. Teachers will always […]

Connecting with students in the online classroom

Online learning has been on the rise for a while, but it became the norm for almost everyone at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

5 Ways to mix education and entertainment in the classroom

A version of this post was originally published in FutureScot, on October 5, 2021. Life is all about learning, no matter how young or old […]

12 Tools to explore during Computer Science Week

The Hour of Code takes place annually during Computer Science Education Week. The week is in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, […]

The gains and pains of the think-pair-share strategy

As a collaborative teaching strategy, the think-pair-share approach has sparked controversy among teachers. Is it a valuable strategy you shouldn’t overlook or is it just […]

Transform Learning through Engagement

By Robert Iskander In the world of remote and hybrid learning, measuring student engagement is the key. Virtual and hybrid learning have been like a […]

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