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A Guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe When reflecting upon the changing educational landscape that is taking place during Remote Learning, there are many challenges and dilemmas facing educators. Fortunately, educators are creative, dynamic and resourceful professionals who have the ability to turn challenges into opportunities. One notable challenge facing educators during Remote Learning is […]
An edtech gear post by Tom Driscoll Teachers across the world are attending virtual meetings, hosting live classes and creating instructional videos. When engaging in this new reality of teaching, you may have realized that your computer’s built-in microphone just isn’t cutting it. I realized this a while back when creating my first “flipped videos” […]
A guest post by Dr. Courtney Pepe Our current educational system is now more dynamic and complex due to Covid-19. When reflecting upon the impact of Remote Learning and teacher practice, I often think of Rogers’ Law of Diffusion of Innovation, and the Three Car Train Concept of Ray Nashar. The three car train concept […]
A new video tutorial by Tom Driscoll Edpuzzle is an amazing platform that enables teachers to create interactive video lessons. In this tutorial, I demonstrate how to create an account, select a video, make it interactive (with questions and voiceovers) and assign it to your class. Here is the direct link to the video, also […]
A new post & video tutorial by Tom Driscoll In my work with teachers around distance learning, I have been advocating for the creation of instructional videos that are tailored to their particular students. One of the simplest and most effective ways to get up and running with video creation is actually with Google Meet! […]
A new post & video tutorial by Tom Driscoll Screencastify is one of the most popular screencasting tools for educators, and for good reason! It is a free Chrome extension that enables you to record your screen, add voiceover audio, and embed a webcam video. There are also some annotation and editing tools built-in. This […]
Google Calendar Appointment Slots X Google Meet by Greg Kulowiec At a time when teachers and students are connecting remotely due to school closings, synchronous video check-ins are becoming an increasingly normal part of the school day. However, whole group meetings can be challenging for teachers to manage and might not allow for the individual […]
A post by Avra Robinson When I was a little girl, my parents constantly encouraged me to be creative during play. My mom and dad were both educators, and as such, they suggested constructive activities that rescued me from the inevitable boredom of the endless days of summer break. Now, as an educator looking back […]
A guest post by Maggie Brennan Below are helpful tips to teach effectively to maximize learning, keep the attention of all the students, and manage various problems. This article is especially useful for teachers with little experience in online learning environments. By now you have probably given a few live online classes and are settling […]
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