Quick & Easy Formative Assessments UPDATED
Sometimes it feels crazy overwhelming to keep assessing students and know exactly what they do/don’t understand. That’s where these quick and easy formative assessment ideas comes in! M…
18 Things to Consider When Decorating Your Secondary Classroom - Created for Learning
Some teachers love it. Some dread it. But no way around it, decorating your classroom for the new batch of students can be time-consuming, exhausting, and costly. So we pooled together the collective wisdom of some fellow teachers to discuss 18 things to consider when decorating your secondary classroom. NOTE: Many of […]
5 Teaching Practices I'm Kicking to the Curb | Cult of Pedagogy
Are any of these ineffective teaching methods still part of your practice? Time to reconsider.
How I Stay Organized: Weekly Lesson Planning Tips & Tricks - Miss DeCarbo
This post has some great ideas for helping get things done at school and taking home less.
Events in Instruction- Event #8
Event # 8 Now your students have performed something to demonstrate understand. But how do you assess that performance? Was the assessment of the performance reliable and valid? Try these 27 tips t…
10 Fun Alternatives to Think-Pair-Share - WeAreTeachers
Kids need to talk to learn. These structured discussion techniques are fun and mix things up from the usual think-pair-share tactic.
Creating a Graffiti Wall in the Classroom - HoJo's Teaching
Create a graffiti wall in the classroom to get students engaged, talking, AND learning! Click through to see the many ways this can be done. PLUS FREEBIE!!
Do I Need a Digital Teaching Portfolio?
A well-planned, current digital teaching portfolio can be an asset whether you're seeking a job, being evaluated within your school, or simply demonstrating your professionalism.
The 8 Minutes That Matter Most
Like a story, lessons deserve compelling beginnings and endings. From pop culture connections to finishing with a level-up, here are eight strategies for holding students’ attention.
Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Take Advantage of the Google Drive Template Gallery
If you’re like me and you struggle with designing good spreadsheet templates, the Google Drive templates gallery is for you. Likewise, if you find designing good looking slides to be a challe…
Reshaping Modern Education with Technology Infographic - e-Learning Infographics
The Reshaping Modern Education with Technology Infographic outlines some of the key figures related to the use of technology in modern education.
Coding for the Common Core: 15 iPad Coding Apps for K-5+ | Emerging Education Technologies
Check out These Fun iPad Apps for Helping Young Students Learn About Coding, Logic, Math, & More! Dr. Leslie Suters is a faculty member in the College of Education’s Curriculum & Instruction Department at Tennessee Tech University. She will present
5 Characteristics of an Effective School Team
Check out these tips for growing powerful leadership teams that can transform schools.