Zachary Scisciani

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Insights- A New Educational Tool for Creating Paperless Interactive Lessons

June 25, 2015<br>The popular educational app TinyTap has recently released a new tool called Insights. This is basically a data management tool to help …

Get rapid-fire footwork | FourFourTwo

If your feet move at a snail’s pace you’re going to make life very easy for your opponent. Stepovers will look like they’re in slow-motion. You’ll …

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Watch a clever teacher annoy the back row of class to teach all students an important lesson.

A high school teacher wanted share an important life lesson with his students.<p>But a dull lecture just wouldn't do. So he planned a simple interactive …

Seared ahi tuna recipe Archives - Poor Man's Gourmet Kitchen

There are literally hundreds of different ways to cook <b>Ahi Tuna</b> but I like mine Seasoned and Seared. The best part about this recipe isn’t that it’s …

6 Video Tutorials to Help Teachers Use Google Presentation in Class

August 21, 2014<br>Planning to use Google Presentations with your students this year? The video tutorials below are definitely worth checking. There are …

Chili Gumbo Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe had been percolating in my head, and then on my stove, since last May. Leo and I went to the Bayou Boogaloo in New Orleans, and the first night Cyril Neville and Tribe 13 played. They told a story about how after the storm they were displaced to Austin and lived here for …

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This Stunning App Made Me Wish All Textbooks Were On iPad

When I say textbook, you probably think something along the lines of “boring” or “meh,” but a new app called Earth, A Primer for iOS brings boring old geology textbooks into the addictive, interactive future.<p>The app is a beautiful way to explore the world and how it came to be. The app takes the …

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32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms

<b>32 Characteristics Of High-Performing Classrooms: Spotting The Holes In Your Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>Instructional design is the strategic creation of …

6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning

<b>6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>If curriculum is the what of teaching, and learning models are the how, assessment is the …

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FlipQuiz- A Good Tool to Create Gameshow-style Quizzes in Class

January 12, 2015<br>A few days ago I shared here a visual guide on how to create a quiz show on Google Drive and today I am introducing you to another …

Education Technology

A Beautiful Sketchnote on How Teachers Can Use Twitter for Professional Development

December, 2014<br>Twitter is a powerful social networking tool with huge potential for teachers professional development. In a relatively short span of …

Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically

December 26, 2014<br>Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would …

Three Powerful Note-taking Apps for Chromebooks

November 2, 2014<br>I received a couple of emails asking about app recommendations to use for note-taking on Chromebook. So I decided to pull up this …

Print Friendly: A Handy Chrome Extension for Teachers

November, 2014 <br>Print Friendly is a handy Chrome extension that allows you to print your webpages in a print-friendly format. It also removes all the …

15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching

<b>15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p><b>15 Examples of Student-Centered Teaching–And 15 That Are Not So Much</b><p>On Sunday, we’re going to …

8 special education communication apps

These apps are intended to help special-needs students build communication skills<p>Technology facilitates faster and easier communication for everyone, …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

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Google Apps for Teachers

Recently, our district decided to make the switch to become a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) school. We are in the middle of the transition and are …

Helping Students Find Purpose and Appreciation for School

Sadly, for too many educators, the glass is closer to 25 percent full than 90 percent full. The Common Core has elevated already high levels of …

5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

1. Set the Tone<p>I firmly believe that a student's misbehavior in the past does not necessarily equate to future indiscretions. At the beginning of the …

Why Google Classroom won't affect institutional LMS market ... yet

Yesterday I shared a post about the new Google Classroom details that are coming out via YouTube videos, and as part of that post I made the …

A Good Google Drive Tool to Enhance Students' Reading and Writing Skills

November 18, 2014 <i><br>Read and Write for Google</i> is a powerful tool that integrates with both the web and Google Drive to offer reading and writing help. …

Love Your Pan: What to Cook (and What Not to) in a Cast Iron

Steak is made for cast iron cooking. A bolognese? Not so much.<p>If we could, we'd shout it from the mountain tops: We love cooking with cast iron. They're durable, efficient, endlessly useful, and make a pretty photo to boot. And yet, for so many, cast iron pans remain tucked away in the furthest …

The 6 Beers You Should Always Have in Your Fridge for Killer Pairings

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Plain seared scallop: not bad. Seared scallop in a lemon brown butter sauce? Awesome. Tortilla chip: decent. Tortilla chip with fresh guacamole? Awesome. Any good dish: good. That dish with the right beer served …

How Does Beer Impact Recovery? | Runner's World

Beer has transformed into a drink with increasing social respect. Craft brew pubs are popping up in nearly every city and it is often easy to follow the old adage, “When in town, drink the local beer.” Beer tastings and festivals seem to rival wine tastings in popularity. Pairings with foods other …

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