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  • Distance Learning Online – Part 3

    Posted on: March 24th, 2020

    With so many tools available to meet remotely, we are focusing on Google Hangouts Meet in today’s E-Tip as an excellent application to host meetings. This E-Tip will review how to use Hangouts Meet to teach students remotely.   Click here to read more about this E-Tip!

  • Distance Learning Online – Part 2

    Posted on: March 16th, 2020

    Distance learning online can be an effective learning strategy for students. Included in this E-Tip are some simple ways to use InVideo, BrainPop, and Zoom to teach lessons through a screen. Click here to read more about this E-Tip!

  • Distance Learning Online – Part 1

    Posted on: March 12th, 2020

    Distance learning online can be an effective learning strategy for students who are out of class for an extended period of time in addition to simply combining distance learning with in-class activities. This is all possible through a Flipped Classroom, which flips learning so that instruction happens at home. Students develop a deeper understanding of […]

  • Technology Integration by Design

    Posted on: March 9th, 2020

    Using the Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) model helps teachers to intentionally and strategically use technology in their classrooms. The TIM provides a framework for describing and targeting the use of technology to enhance learning and shift the classroom from one that is teacher-centered to one that is student-centered. Click here to learn more about this […]

  • Getting to Know GIMP!

    Posted on: December 18th, 2019

    Photo editing has become a massive market. There are no limits to what someone can create while using editing software, but a quick price check can steer many potential editors away from learning the platform. Luckily for us, the creators of GIMP chose to make an entirely free and open source platform for image editing. […]

  • Putting the A in S.T.E.A.M.

    Posted on: November 13th, 2019

    As many teachers know, there are several different types of learners in a classroom. Some kids are auditory or visual learners while others learn best by reading and taking notes on paper. While many assignments could be done on paper worksheets or in Google Forms, most of these assignments could be completed in a more […]

  • Happy Cybersecurity Month!

    Posted on: October 30th, 2019

    We have never been more connected as a society. Technology has brought us all much closer together and has given us access to resources we could not have even imagined having at our fingertips before. While all of these advancements make us feel invincible online, it’s important to remember that we have a duty to […]

  • Digital Signs in Schools

    Posted on: May 23rd, 2019

    Do you ever feel like there are screens everywhere you turn? In stores, hotels, car dealerships, and even on the side of the highway, digital signs are everywhere. There’s even a place for them in the school setting! Read more in this week’s E-tip!

  • Technology in the Math Classroom

    Posted on: April 25th, 2019

    Do you know a math teacher who could use some technology enhancement in their classroom? If so, this week’s E-Tip is for you! Included are summaries of more than 20 websites, tools, apps, and interactive activities to help teachers in the math classroom. Read this week’s E-Tip here!

  • Choose Your Own Adventure 138: Dinosaur Island

    Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Forms

    Posted on: April 11th, 2019

    Everyone remembers reading “Choose Your Own Adventure” books as a child – as you read, you were given a choice of what you would do, and then turned to a different page based on your decision. Teachers and students can easily create their own version of these stories using the conditional response feature built into […]