Providing powerful feedback in the classroom: Strategies, tips, and tools from fellow educators

Feedback plays a crucial role in teaching and learning. We are constantly giving one another verbal and nonverbal feedback often without even realizing it. But […]

My latest for the TES: An insider’s guide to effective edtech

I recently wrote an article for the TES about using edtech effectively.  In it, I hope you can find some useful tips! Click the link […]

How to cure yourself of FOMO!

Do you suffer from FOMO? Before we can even start to talk about curing yourself of this condition, it is probably a good idea to […]

Social-Emotional Learning: Making time for mindfulness and building a practice of gratitude

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is a concept that is getting a lot of attention at the moment. With little time for the many things competing for a […]

Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2018

That’s a wrap on 2018! As technology in the classroom continues to settle into the mainstream, we continue to see new players enter the space […]

The Easiest Ways to Measure Your Progress in School

Measuring your progress is quite important in one’s everyday life, especially if you want to figure out how well you’re doing at school. Progress measurement […]

Data Rich, Skills Poor – Analytics in Business

Data Analytics and Visualisation It’s been at least six months since my last blog post, while it might seem like a long time, it’s always […]

25 ways to Ditch That Homework

How would your day differ if you no longer assigned homework to your students? Would your instruction or the learning happening in your classroom change? […]

Quieten down your class with this website!

CLASSCRAFT is a brilliant website which has a variety of features.  My favourite is the ‘Classroom Noise Volume Meter‘!  It has certainly quietened my pupils […]

Lenovo EdTech Council

I am really excited to be part of the Lenovo EdTech Council! Just been sent my first goodie box full of tech to try out […]

20 ways to celebrate the Hour of Code in ANY class

You don’t have to be an expert programmer yourself to get your students started coding in the classroom and the Hour of Code is a […]

Themes, teams, and side quests: A superhero’s guide to gamification

Gamification in education is not new, and thanks to Michael Matera and his book, Explore Like A Pirate, a thriving community has been formed that […]

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