Category Archives: Classroom tools

Mashing up YouTube videos with Microsoft Powerpoint

One way to creatively infuse technology into classroom learning is through engaging students in media activities that involve the use videos. Mash-ups are great instructional tools. Your students can use preexisting videos to demonstrate their understanding, share their perspectives, or … Continue reading

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Microsoft Forms: Create a Branching Quiz Question

Microsoft Forms is one of the greatest things since I was born!¬† Microsoft Forms is a great tool for flexible formative assessment and it allows for the teacher to give meaningful feedback and response to student needs. Microsoft Forms has … Continue reading

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5 Tools to Boost  Communication and Creativity in the Classroom

We live in a world that is constantly promoting communication. However, we lack an essential part of communication: “community.” Your classroom is the best place to introduce technologies that connect us with more than 140 characters. It is time for … Continue reading

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How to Use Infographics for Learning

One of the major challenges faced in a classroom is keeping students focused and interested. It is really easy for students to get distracted, especially when a lot of information is being communicated in text format.

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How to Have a Brainstorming Session with DotStorming

Are you looking for ways and tools to have a rewarding brainstorming session? Well, DotStorming is just the tool you are looking for. A great platform, DotStorming allows users to conduct online brainstorming sessions.

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Blogging to meet Common Core Standards

If you teach in the United States, you are required to tie your learning activities to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS sets high expectations for student success by outlining the skill set that students should master at … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Use Mindmaps for Creativity

Today, almost everyone is looking for constant growth and development, in both their personal and professional life. One of the most important elements that contribute to development is creativity. You need to be creative in developing new thoughts, ideas and … Continue reading

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How to start a blog in 4 easy steps

Welcome back! You have decided to remove the walls from your classroom and safely connect your students to the global community. I am going to share 4 easy steps. It will be easy breezy and you will be up and … Continue reading

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4 Reasons You Should Blog In Your Classroom

So you are looking for creative ways to engage your students and have effective parent communication? Well, blogging may be the right option for you!

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How to create QR Code using Google URL Shortener

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