Matt Dohlman

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An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool

February 22, 2015<br>Super Quiz is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that allows teachers to add some amazing functionalities to the quizzes they create …

Education Technology

History of Fashion: Ancient Egypt

Fashion is about moving forward, with new ideas, new silhouettes, and new innovations. But as with history, to learn about the future we must look to …

Gamifying your Learning Environment

GAMIFYING YOUR LEARNING ENVIRONMENT SOME ADVICE: Get to know your students interests outside of the classroom: knowing more about them will help you …

Newly Decoded Tattoos Show Ancient Mummy Was Clearly A Goth

A team of anthropologists was finally able to decode the 61 tattoos on the body of Ötzi, the Iceman, a mummy who died around 3,300 BC. Ötzi was found in the Alps on the border of Austria and Italy 1991, but until now, scientists haven’t been able to make out his tattoos, due in part to his …

Turning Students Into Players: How Gamification Is Improving Education

In a time where video and mobile games are dominating the market, with sales more than doubling movie box office sales, it seems everybody wants to get in on gaming. Gamification, which applies game design and mechanics to non-game environments, has been used in marketing, social media and industry …

10 Easy Steps to Using Minecraft in Your Class

You know how involving (and fun!) Minecraft can be for building user communities. How can you put Minecraft to work in your classroom? Colin …

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

January 25, 2015<br>Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive …

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom

January 21, 2015<br>Google Classroom is definitely one of the best platforms out there for enhancing teachers workflow. It provides a set of powerful …

12 Ways Teachers Can use Google Classroom

1- Teachers can use Google Classroom to create and collect assignments paperlessly.<br>2- Automatically make copies of Google documents for each …

Education Technology

Two Great Lego Tools to Enhance Students Creative Thinking (Work on Chromebooks too)

January 16, 2015<br>Below are two useful apps that allow students to engage in creative activities through building and experimenting with Lego …

Education Technology

3 TED Talks to Unleash Your Creativity

January 4, 2015<br>Looking for some inspirational ideas to unleash your creativity and kickstart the new year? The TED talks below are definitely a must …

Growth Mindset Reflective Questions for Teachers

December 10, 2014<br>Here is another interesting work from one of our favourite blog authors : Dr Jackie Gerstein. Of course you know her I have shared …

Is Lego about creative freedom or kit-building?

The BBC ran a story yesterday, asking if Lego is becoming less about freedom and creativity and more about following instructions and constructing single-use kits.<p>The story was timed for the beginning of Brick 2014, a huge live event in London dedicated to all things Lego. The debate about Lego's …

23 Best Game-Based Education Resources of 2014

Edudemic has covered game-based learning and gamification in the classroom on numerous occasions in the past. When learning becomes a game, it’s an …

Education Technology

7 proven strategies that WILL help you engage your students...

<b>1. Don't just care...really care!</b> <br>It is so easy to get wrapped up in our own little worlds, but we have got to remember that whatever is going on in …

The Power of a Positive Educator

I pledge to be a positive teacher and positive influence on my fellow educators, students and school.<p>I promise to be positively contagious and share …

Happiness

Learning How to Learn

<b>Middle School Teachers Lead the Way</b><p>Deciding to make fundamental changes to the way students learn, and, therefore, the way teachers teach, has huge implications for a district. Teachers and administrators often spend significant time researching effective strategies before adopting local innovation …

Dropbox: A Multi-Tool for Educators

Dropbox can also be a great teaching/learning tool. You can use it to store copies of hand-outs, distribute presentations, and as a way for students …

Why It Is Important To Fail

A lot of us are afraid to fail. We believe it as a sign of weakness and can even come to regret ever taking that leap of faith. Well, contrary to …

Motivation