Tag: lecture

EDTech You Should Be Using #6 (The Twilight Zone?)

Skype in the Classroom: (Cue the Twilight Zone Music) There is a 9th period beyond that which is known to teachers. It is a period as vast as Smarter Testing and as timeless as Mandatory Training. It is the middle ground between traditional and…

EDTech You Should Be Using #5

Okay, this might not be a technology, but it’s a great way to create a strong blended learning environment! As we implement more and more technology into the classroom, we should begin to consider different models that allow us to successfully establish a blended…

Lesson Plans Are Boring

Over the last couple of months I have been changing the way I describe the activities that take place in the classroom. Instead of using the term lesson plan I now say learning experience. There are many reasons for why I’ve decided to make…

EDTech You Should Be Using #3

Peardeck.com No this isn’t one of those healthy eating websites, it’s actually far better than that.  Peardeck is an engaging tool that allows you to create student focused presentations. Similar to Nearpod, Peardeck allows you to turn presentation slides into interactive activities for students….

The Day I Thought I Died

DISCLAIMER:  If you have never experienced something similar to the story we’re about to share, we’re going to question your teaching experience. It was the beginning of the school year and I was feeling recharged and excited for my new group of students. I…