Communicating with students effectively during online learning

By Mike Anderson The COVID-19 crisis is sending students home in unprecedented numbers, and for many teachers, this means moving to an online learning platform. What...

How to not overwhelm your school with online learning initiatives

By Monica Burns Many schools and teachers are trying to figure out the best way to support students for next few weeks or potentially to...

Three strategies for better online discussions

By Michael B. Sherry What does it take to make online discussions work? Online learning management systems provide opportunities for students to continue discussions beyond the...

Transitioning to online learning: Pro tips on what you need to know

Mike Flynn, a former 2nd grade teacher, is the director of Mathematics Leadership Programs at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, where he and his colleagues have created an...

How to use digital badges in the classroom

As anyone who has spent time in a classroom can attest, traditional assessment methods often don’t measure everything. That’s where digital badges come into...

STEM & Problem-Based Learning in the Classroom

Problem-based learning is introducing new ways to teach STEM-based subjects to students. With a new surge in educational initiatives and developments, this learning trend is...
Tech tips for preparing for the Winter Break

Tech Tips for Preparing for the Winter Break

Winter break is right around the corner and the preparations are underway! How can educators, students and families make the most of the time...
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Looking At Broward County Public Schools Success

Providing all students with a high-quality education is one of the greatest gifts we can offer our youth – and among the most important...
Teaching from the Back of the Room:

Teaching from the Back of the Room: How to Work in a Tech Rich...

So, your school has taken the technology plunge – all of your students have laptops, you’ve set up your Learning Management System, you’ve been...

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