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

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

43: From Consumers to Creators – Alex Oris talks about transforming students from consumers to creators, and where our future leaders are.

Teach Better TeamPodcast

Listen to episode 43 of the Teach Better Talk Podcast

Alex Oris is a Technology Integration Specialist at Cuyahoga Falls City Schools in Ohio. He chats with us about using technology in schools, adjusting the way we think about our approach to PD and teaching, and how things changed when he decided to give up control and give students more ownership. Alex shares his experiences from 11 years in the … Read More

10 Ways Screencasting Can Transform Learning

Tiffany OttBlog, Innovation, Technology

10 Ways Screencasting Can Transform Learning

Screencasting isn’t just for recording video notes- Though that is a great place to start, let’s look at how screencasting can transform so much more in your classroom. What is screencasting? Screencasting is simply the act of recording the image on your computer or tablet screen to create a video (also known as a “screen capture.”) There are dozens of … Read More

The Basics of Google Classroom (video)

Tiffany OttBlog, Class Management, Innovation, Technology, Video

The Basics of Google Classroom (video

Looking to use Google Classroom in your classroom? Full transcript below video. Video Transcript Hey guys, it’s Tiffany Ott here, and I am excited to be talking to all of you about getting started with Google Classroom today in this video. I’m going to show you the ropes, how it’s all done. Make sure that you like the video and … Read More