20+ wide-ranging books to check out for educators

In many ways, we educators live in an exciting time to be in the classroom and work with students. Examples: We have lots of access […]

Cultivating Creative Classrooms

  By Jamie Bricker   Young children enter school full of curiosity and wonder, but for far too many learners this unbridled enthusiasm for discovery […]

Ditch The Lists: Digital vocabulary instruction that works

Write and highlight the word, write the definition, give an example… YAWN! Vocabulary is critical to learning, yet it is often done in drill and […]

Boost Your Student Engagement Using Chatbots With Chrys Tan

Welcome to Think in Color Summit presented by Thinkific and XayLi Barclay! In this series, we’ll cover how to grow… The post Boost Your Student […]

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 […]

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