Students really enjoy using online assessment tools because it allows them to use technology, which they naturally gravitate towards. You can see my detailed explanation of Plickers, Kahoot, Ed Puzzle, and Google Classroom on my Education to the Core guest post.
Technology has dramatically changed the way we teach. Students and teachers can now collaborate with peers around the globe instantly. This collaboration adds an authenticity and engagement to lessons. Another important use of technology is for parent-teacher communication. This is a very important part of classroom life that can benefit
Twitter has become an excellent way for educators across the globe to connect with one another. I love participating in Twitter chats to get new ideas from teachers I would not normally get the chance to work with. I created this quick five minute video tutorial for anyone who wants
Read about 8 social media tips for teachers. Teachers are public figures. We might not be on the covers of magazines, but our private lives are definitely topics of discussion in the media. Recently, I have seen news articles of teachers being disciplined for their social media activity. When you
Over the past few weeks I have been working with teachers from other neighbouring schools on purposefully integrating more technology into our teaching. It has been a great learning experience for myself and I am excited to share a mix of my ideas and theirs for managing tech in the
This month I am happy to be writing another blog post about a useful tip from my classroom. Last month I wrote about Effectively Organizing Your Professional Development Notes this month I am writing about using your data projector more effectively. Gone are the days where data projectors are a novelty
As education professionals, we attend a lot of professional development sessions each year and into our summers. Up until recently, I did not have a proper system for storing the information. When I first started teaching I made a new paper file folder for each session and put all