Check out the presentations from NEOTech 2020

Last month I had the privilege of my presentation┬áRock Google Slides Like the Boss You Are being selected for the NEOTech 2020 conference. Unfortunately, the conference was canceled. Today the organizers have announced a way to virtually attend the conference through their website, NEOTech Conference. Besides my presentation, there are a ton of other presentations […]

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School Closure Support Resources from BrainPop

BrainPop has a webinar, resources to make assignments, build assessments, and manage student learning remotely. In the webinar, they outline integrations with various Learning Management Systems, such as Google Classroom and Canvas, providing suggestions for both synchronous and asynchronous approaches to online learning. Source: Lisa Nielsen: The Innovative Educator: School Closure Support Resources from BrainPop […]

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Project Based Learning in your Virtual Classroom

With all of the talk about distance learning and how are teachers going to manage classrooms and instruction for the next 3-4 weeks, people are too focused on trying to do what is done in the classroom virtually. We can’t repackage what is already done into a digital format. That is a recipe for disaster. […]

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Teaching Kindergarten from home

Below then you will find a list of suggestions that align with our kindergarten classroom program, the┬áKindergarten Program Document, and the needs and interests of our students. Source: Kindergarten From Home: Here Are My Suggestions. What Are Yours? | Living Avivaloca […]

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Don’t interrupt me

New research shows that meetings and interruptions have a negative effect on our well being that may “…contribute to burnout, anxiety, depression and other negative emotions“. Combine meetings with interruptions from students, parents, other teachers, and principals, and you have a recipe for grouchy teachers! A person takes 8-10 minutes to get back into a […]

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Students and communication

The ‘millennials’ usher in a new era brings up some interesting points in the education of the next generation. For their grandparents, the bicycle was a symbol of childhood independence. Today, for many kids and young adults, it is the Internet. “It consumes my life,” said Andrea Thomas, a senior at Miami University. “If I’m […]

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