Flipgrid is a fabulous tool that teachers can use in their classroom in endless ways. In our current HyperDoc, my students are using Flipgrid to reflect upon everything from Checks and Balances to the importance of the Constitutional amendments, and even analyzing the words of founding fathers through the Federalist Papers. When we try a new tool or strategy, I always like to communicate to my ... Read More about EdTech Tools in My Classroom: Flipgrid + Current Events
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I'm sure you've heard of the new tool that's taking the world of educational technology by storm: Flipgrid! If you haven't, holy awesomeness, prepare yourself now. I first learned about Flipgrid earlier this year when they were announced as EdTechDigest's 2017 Winner in the product or service category. (By the way, I was included as a finalist in the School Leader category! Whaat?!) I ... Read More about Using Flipgrid in the Classroom: I’ve Caught #FlipgridFever!
Hey, all! I hope you're having a great weekend and squeezing the last ounces of fun out of your summer vacation ☀️ I CANNOT believe August is upon us and it's time to start thinking about heading back to school. I always try to start the school year off on the right foot with my students by learning about who they are, their likes, dislikes, and future plans. I DO NOT go over the syllabus on the ... Read More about 5 Activities for the First Day of School – Part 1
Phew! What a week this has been around the world. Countries, businesses, conferences, seminars, workshops, cities, and schools are closing up shop in an attempt to "flatten the curve" and control the spread of Coronavirus to give our health care system a fighting chance to help those impacted by this disease. While the times we live in now are definitely unprecedented, anxiety-ridden, and ... Read More about Tips for Teaching Online – From Someone Who Teaches Online
It's Friday! WOOHOO!! We've only had 4 instructional days this week, but it feels to me as though this week was actually about 13 days long. This morning, I did something rare - I took the morning off (weird to take the morning and not the afternoon, especially on a Friday!) to watch my youngest daughter and her class present the chapel service for their school. To fully take advantage of my time ... Read More about February Mystery Post from Teaching with Technology