Protecting future students from spoilers

Spoilers are the absolute worst. This we know. Whether it’s the friend who accidentally blurts out the ending of a great book, the film review […]

7 ways you can remix your classroom and teach like a DJ

Have you ever seen an amazing DJ who can rock a crowd of hundreds, even thousands of party-goers? What is it that makes that DJ […]

Can Artificial Intelligence Predict Student Engagement? Researchers Investigate

Researchers at the University of Montreal are partnering with an education technology company to see if Artificial Intelligence can predict student engagement.

20 tools for a more accessible classroom

ALL of our students deserve to have access to the content we are teaching. A one-size-fits-all classroom is not practical for any group of students. […]

60 tips to spark creative lesson ideas

If you’re like me, you want to make school a memorable experience. You want to improve on the “eat your vegetables” approach to learning. It’s […]

50+ awesome end-of-year ideas, activities and projects

The end of the school year is upon us. It’s time to reflect on the growth we’ve made and showcase our learning. We get to pull […]

10 steps to create a student-driven classroom

One day back in 2005, my student Malin walked in looking for me. She just wanted to tell me that she used to hate English […]

Tech Like a PIRATE: Use tech to make learning come alive

“Don’t just teach a lesson. Create an EXPERIENCE.” That line from Teach Like a PIRATE by Dave Burgess has stuck with me for years. It […]

10+ tech-free ways to Ditch That Textbook

Technology has revolutionized the way we teach. For most of us, we can’t imagine our classrooms without it. We can find ourselves depending on technology […]

Foldables or what to do when there are no devices allowed

I am sure that many of you are familiar with the foldable idea. There are books and blogs specifically dedicated to them, and the whole […]

20 ideas for making thinking visible

  Visible thinking strategies aim to do exactly what they say, help students demonstrate their thinking in a way that others can see and understand. Visible […]

Take the Ed Tech Leap and Make It Count!

“The day is almost done. Don’t cry until they leave.” Those words echoed in my mind as I stood there watching my class. I stopped […]

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