Swimming Lessons: Diving Into Blended Learning

Erin HallBlog, Engagement, Innovation, Lesson Planning, Self-Paced Learning, Technology

In this post: Learn what blended learning actually is and why it is so powerful Strategies for blended learning that you can do in 5 minutes, 15 minutes, and half a class Strategies for blended learning that transform your practices as a teacher I teach high school English, and when I heard the words “Blended Learning” for the first time … Read More

Is Social Media the New Email? Tips for Telling Your Story with Pride

Bryan ZwemkeAdministration, Blog, Engagement, Innovation, Technology

In This Post Don’t be scared of Social Media – it’s the future! Develop a #hashtag for your classroom or school. If you are a teacher or principal, consider developing it with your staff or students. Brand recognition and building your school’s online reputation is becoming a part of school community relations. Be sure to follow your district’s protocol on … Read More

Digital Citizenship: Is Your School R.E.A.D.Y. to be Good Digital Citizens?

Matthew JosephAdministration, Blog, Innovation, Technology

Digital Citizenship - Is your school ready to be good citizens_

Are your students ready to be good digital citizens? Todays’ students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification. This leads to a cross roads of districts pushing digital learning into schools … Read More

Creating a Mastery Grid in Google Docs (video)

Tiffany OttBlog, Class Management, Lesson Planning, Mastery Learning, Technology, Video

Creating a mastery grid in google docs - video

Working on your next Mastery Grid?  Video Highlights Editing a Mastery Grid template can get a little tricky when you don’t have the same numbers of learning opportunities at each level as the template does. Have no fear! This video will show you how to build your own Mastery Grids in Google Docs using tables and merging cells. Build … Read More