Guest post: 15 EdTech Resources to Use in Classroom

If you don’t use educational technology, you’re not a cool teacher. Whether you like it or not, that’s how today’s students see it. They are […]

No-quiz retrieval practice techniques [Severs]

No-quiz retrieval practice techniques — from by Aidan Severs Excerpt: So, although quizzing is one popular (and easy) way of ensuring that facts are remembered and recalled, […]

What teaching that lifts all students could look like [Rizga]

What teaching that lifts all students could look like — from by Kristina Rizga An initial comment from DSC: I recently ran across this article. […]

10 Ways to Cultivate the Love of reading in Students

We’ve discussed the numerous benefits of good reading habits - seriously, it’s the best. But life-long habits are formed while young and it is the […]

The amazing power of ed-tech on connecting classrooms

More and more teachers are using online tools to connect their classrooms globally. Specifically, there is a range of ways teachers are using technology to […]

10 Skills Modern Teachers Need to Have

One of the challenges of the 21st century for educations is the role of technology in the classroom. Technology has now occupied the centre stage […]

"Why doesn’t anyone say “Thank you for your service to our country” when talking to..."

“Why doesn’t anyone say “Thank you for your service to our country” when...

Teaching students specific technical skills

In my last blog I went on a minor diatribe about what I perceive to be a lack of technical, and specific, skills development across […]

The Learning Scientists: Check them out for some excellent posters, podcasts, blog postings & more!!!

From DSC: I just found out about the work going out at I was very impressed after my initial review of their materials! What […]

Why should teachers encourage Computational Thinking?

In your edtech journey and research you may have come across the term “computational thinking”, and like me, you may have delved into a few […]

Teaching Computational Thinking: In practice

In my previous post we explored what computational thinking is, and why teachers should consider teaching it in their classrooms. I observed then that many […]

DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

Teaching digital citizenship can be a polarizing activity. There are a number of reasons for this. Firstly, as digital natives, students seldom feel at a […]

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