Tech Tools | Free | Integrate digital technology into your grade 4 5 6 science classroom using these 5 free websites. Easy to use Edpuzzle, Nearpod, Flipgrid, BBC, and Brainpop can help motivate your students to understand difficult classroom concepts. These ideas can help you differentiate instruction and create a blended learning environment. #techtools #digitallearning #iteachscience
These are STEM books for girls who want to see how women have changed the world. There is a good mix of books for young women and girls looking for history on how women have stood out above the crowd. Some of these are for girls as young as six years old, and others for teenagers. I have purchased each of these books that I’m recommending, and I give my opinion along with the age recommendation.
We became teachers because we want to inspire learning and curiosity, right? But with things like state standardized testing, sometimes curiosity gets pushed to the back burner. This blog post shares five tips for inspiring curiosity in the classroom again, because students learn through being curious and allowing themselves to wonder. Tips include asking fewer questions, giving wait time, and more. Click through to read this blog post! #teachingtips #teachertips #upperelementary #curiosity
Free EdTech webinar ALERT! In this Class Tech Tips blog post, I share all about a special webinar series I'm doing with OTIS for Educators this fall. Each webinar will pair an “essential” (curate, assess, collaborate, and assess) with a favorite EdTech tool (Wakelet, Nearpod, Lumio, and EdPuzzle) to ensure you have everything you need to put these ideas into practice. #Sponsored
What if I told you there was an easier way to make a digital breakout? You know, a way that doesn’t require you spending an hour formatting and adjusting each section so that it works right.What if you could just plug in your questions and answers, and be done? Freeing you up to move on to the other million and one things on your to do list. As a busy teacher myself, I know the value of our time. That’s why I created templates...
Have you seen all of the impressive lessons teachers are creating for distance learning and found yourself wondering how to use Google Slides or Google Classroom to make your class fun and engaging while online learning? Here are my best tips for how to use Google Slides for teaching your elementary classroom plus some amazing Google Slides activities you can use for your students!
In this episode, we’ll explore best practices for how teachers can easily create instructional videos, including tips for planning, filming, and sharing. You’ll hear about the free and fantastic Flipgrid Shorts tool for creating explainer videos for students. It’s perfect for blended, hybrid, and remote learning. #Flipgrid #EdTechForEducators #EdTechResource #FreeResourcesforTeachers #EducationalPodcast #EducationalVideo #AdobeEdu
As the school year winds down and you are thinking forward to summer, a resource list for families might be on your to-do list. In this blog post, I’ve created a step-by-step guide for creating a summer resource list for families. My goal is always to make EdTech easier in any way I can, and I hope this post helps do just that as you plan for summertime. #Teaching #TeacherLife #EdTech #Summer