4 Ways Edpuzzle Increases Student Engagement Teens have this special ability to look right at you, appear to be listening, but in actuality, be totally lost in their thoughts about what’s for lunch! However, ask a teen about the latest YouTube craze, and they’ll summarize every detail. Sometimes teachers feel they have to do backflips […]
How Kaizena Can Amplify the Student Writing Process As an English teacher, I can relate to the familiar struggle of providing meaningful feedback on our students’ writing. The stack of essays piled on our desk after school or on the dining room table at home. Their papers take nice rides in our cars with us, […]
Setting up Zoom for Distance Learning This post contains affiliate links. Zoom is a cloud-based platform and an effective tool in your teaching arsenal when used correctly. I’ve been using Zoom with my middle schoolers for the last six weeks. Even though I’d used Zoom before, I’ve learned a lot of tips and tricks about […]
How to Use Seesaw for Distance Learning First of all, I hope you are all safe, healthy, and as sane as possible as we navigate this new reality we are all living in. Working from home with a school-aged child has been exhausting, exciting, and eye-opening all at once. Whether you are teaching, working, parenting, […]
Survival Tips for Teachers During Remote Learning Overwhelmed: That’s the word running through almost every teacher’s mind in light of the pandemic sweeping our world and the transition to remote learning. No matter what you believe about the issue, we are all in the same boat. Overwhelmed. Posts, images, memes, and videos also show that […]
Where to Find Free Books for Distance and Remote Learning This post contains some affiliate links. Purchasing from these links helps me keep this blog running to share education ideas with this community. Thank you for supporting teachers! I haven’t written much about what’s going on in the world because I’ve been trying to get […]
You want your students to be learning over winter break, right? Here are some winter break homework assignments to give your students for Christmas or winter break!
How do you get input from your students? Do you use a “Fist to Five”? Do you use a discussion board on Google Classroom? You may have read about Flipgrid, my favorite tool to collaborate, communicate, and give and get student feedback! How I Use Flipgrid Flipgrid gives students the opportunity to respond to a […]
The most sobering response to one of three questions I ask my students before we start Genius Hour: (What bothers you? What do you love? What do you wonder about?) was this. . .
“It bothers me that I am not learning things in school that will help me become what I want to be.”
Creative Tech Teacher is an Amazon affiliate. Some affiliate links are used in this post. I will make a small commission when you order items from this page at no extra cost to you. Meet Your New Google Classroom! As you head back to school, you may be in for a shock the next time […]