Classroom Games and Tech: Making a Choose Your Own Adventure Story with Google Slides
As I mentioned last week, I’m teaching a class called Learning Through Gaming. In the survey I gave the class the first day, many students indicated they wanted to make games. To give them a taste of creating a game, I had them create a Choose Your …
Technology Tidbits: Thoughts of a Cyber Hero: ThinkFluency
ThinkFluency is an innovative new iOS app that lets teachers assess a student’s Reading fluency in real-time. All a educator has to do after creating a account, is add students/classes, select a Reading passage or create your own, and then begin the…
EdTech Nut – Kelly Fitzgerald: 30+ Tips Showing How Google Drive is Electrifying
The following presentation shows over 30 features that makes Google Drive electrifying. This is not an exhaustive list, just some of my favorites.
Free Technology for Teachers: Pixabay Now Has an Office Plug-in
Pixabay is one of my go-to sites for public domain images. If you need a picture to use in your slideshow, document, or other multimedia project, Pixabay is a great site to search. Recently, Pixabay started promoting a new Word and PowerPoint plug-i…
Restorative Justice in School: An Overview | Cult of Pedagogy
This post contains Amazon Affiliate links. When you make a purchase through these links, Cult of Pedagogy gets a small percentage of the sale at no extra cost to you. That’s the story I heard.
Playing with the past in serious ways: Twine interactive history project guide, Part 1 | Gaming the Past
This is the third year I have incorporated a long-term (one quarter to one semester long) Twine interactive history project into my ninth-grade ancient world history and twelfth grade Roman Republic classes at Cincinnati Country Day School.
Always Err on the Side of Positive – The Principal of Change
From the beginning of my teaching career, I remember trying to go out during recess and playing basketball with kids, because I was passionate about the sport, and that meant something to the students.
A Principal’s Reflections: Scaffolding Questions to Develop Deeper Understanding
Over the past couple of months, I have been working with a variety of schools and districts in the role of a coach.
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