Using Tech to Connect

Darcy BakkegardBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: It’s so great to be together in person with students. How can we use tech to support in-person learning? Consider using audio journals. Turn research papers into podcasts! Back to School It’s great to be back to school in person. There’s magic in a classroom, an excitement that grows when students and teachers are in the same place at … Read More

What a Difference a Teacher Makes

Bridget GenglerBlog, Connect Better

TL;DR: Over the years, a lot of individuals, including teachers, have impacted your life. Take the time to reach out to those people and let them know how much they impacted you. Getting that note of appreciation can make a difference. When I began this journey as an educator over 25 years ago, I did not realize what an impact … Read More

Be There: Your Students Need You Now More Than Ever

Amanda BolonBlog, Connect Better, Survival

TL;DR: An awakening about what our students really need right now. Encouragement during this time of uncertainty. Coming back stronger and better because we cared. I miss you. Those words from my second graders this week on a video call went straight to my heart. Right now, we are all settling into a new “normal,” but one thing that we … Read More