4 Mistakes School Districts Make with Social Media

Jeff GargasAdministration, Blog, Engagement, Innovation, Technology

4 Mistakes Districts Make with Social Media

In This Post: Being on social media should be a must for any school district. Avoiding these common mistakes should be, too. Using a specific hashtag for your district creates an easy-to-follow story on social media. Trying to be on too many platforms, and not staying consistent, can hurt your growth and the effectiveness of your social media efforts. Regardless … Read More

Creating a Rockin’ Classroom Environment

Jeremy RinkelBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning

Blog header image featuring a rock concert behind the blog's title Creating A Rockin Classroom Environment

In This Post: Creating a rockin’ classroom environment is about creating an environment students love walking into. Using music to create an experience for students can be power. Music calms us, creates focus, and inspires us. Which teacher’s class did you anticipate and love walking into everyday? For me, it was my high school history teacher’s class. He always had … Read More

Looking Up Instead of Down

Kristen NanBlog, Engagement, Innovation, Technology

Image of wooded areas for blog post - Looking Up Instead of Down

In This Post: What does our learning look like if we are disconnected? What I saw in each of my family members, gave me true reflection as to how I will enter my classroom each day and deliver an opportunity to learn. How would learning look if we disconnected to reconnect? Maybe the simplicity we were lost in while camping … Read More

Moving to Dynamic Learning

Matthew JosephBlog, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Technology

Moving to Dynamic Learning

In This Post: We need to create classrooms where students are the ones defending and explaining their ideas, rather than regurgitating facts. We need to make projects, and classrooms in general, more dynamic. Tech tools, such as Seesaw, Flipgrid, and others, can be used to make ordinary experiences more dynamic. This only works when combined with the endless creativity and … Read More