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25 Great G Suite Add-ons & Chrome Extensions for Teachers

On their own the core tools of Google Drive (Docs, Slides, Forms, and Sheets) are powerful tools for teachers and students. When you install Add-ons …

3 EdTech Trends that are Redefining the K-12 Landscape

Edtech is the newest buzz term for educators, but within this sphere are more specific trends to be aware of. Primary and secondary school teachers …

Pass or Fail: Effective Teachers Instead of Retention and Social Promotion

<i>In this</i> <i>multi-part series,</i> <i>I provide a dissection of the phenomenon of retention and social promotion. Also, I describe the many different methods that</i> …

Pedagogy

Compassion as a Classroom Management Tool

As the school year progressed, my interactions with my students changed. I became more comfortable with demonstrating my love and respect for them, …

Teaching

A Classroom Full of Risk Takers

I asked my other son the same question and got an equally troubling answer. He never had to take a risk because his classes were too easy. That …

Catch the Flipgrid fever! 15+ ways to use Flipgrid in your class.

If you haven't heard of Flipgrid yet then you will soon be seeing it everywhere. I had my first experience with Flipgrid on March 2nd in a #Ditchbook …

The Difference Between Open-Minded and Closed-Minded People

Why is it that some people seem to make constant progress in their professional and personal lives, while others appear to be doomed to repeat the …

Self-improvement

30 Incredible ELearning Tools, Apps, and Platforms

The use of elearning is rapidly rising in P-20 classrooms. At this point, it’s no longer a question of whether teachers should embrace elearning. The …

7 Must Have App and Tools for Students With Learning Disabilities

Good edtech apps can make a real difference to any child’s learning, and they can be particularly helpful for students with learning disabilities. …

9 Must Have Blended Learning Apps, Tools, and Resources

Students in all educational settings are self-selecting blended learning. What this actually consists of varies depending on the opportunities, …

Education Technology

10 Engaging Digital Education Sites For Any Social Studies Classroom

<b>By Michael Gorman, @mjgormans</b><p>If you have performed a recent search you may have found there is a countless number of social studies resources on the …