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This blog post originally appeared on Tom Driscoll EDU. We are experiencing a rising tide of advocacy for high quality civic education across the nation. There is also increasing interest and promising research around the impact that gamification can play in instructional design. Therefore, how might we leverage the power of gamification and game-based learning […]
EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll shares ideas for implementing project-based learning (PBL) at the elementary level, including tips for adapting project ideas in a remote learning environment.
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 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 […]
By Tom Driscoll (@TomDriscollEDU) I recently had the opportunity to work with an incredible group of elementary educators from Nauset Schools on Cape Cod. We capped off our PBL workshop by designing project sketches that the teachers would implement later this school year. They were so great, I asked the group if they could share […]
Part 1 of the Deeper Learning Series This is the first post in a new 4-part EdTechTeacher series focused on Deeper Learning. How might educators and school leaders design experiences that spark and sustain deeper student learning? As an unprecedented emphasis on deeper learning has developed across the nation, we are tackling this complex challenge […]
We are experiencing a rising tide of advocacy for high quality civic education across the nation. There is also increasing interest and promising research around the impact that gamification can play in instructional design. Therefore, how might we leverage the power of gamification and game-based learning to enhance civic education? Why Simulations? Let’s start with […]