What Would They Say? Dialogue Activity

Make a copy of this digital template to give students and opportunity to show what they know by writing dialogue! I was fortunate enough to work with the most amazing department head for many years. Timmary Leary is a master of creating professional development that is engaging and meaningful. She introduced us to this amazing... Continue Reading →

How I Created a Podcast PD for Teachers

I'm always looking for ways to innovate professional development. Teachers are busy people and sometimes those after-school, face-to-face sessions just aren't doable. I actually prefer PD that comes to me...webinars, Twitter chats, blog posts, podcasts...so I ran with that and created a podcast PD for the teachers in my district. Think book club, only with... Continue Reading →

Tournament Bracket Template

Bracket madness season is upon us and classrooms are a great place to continue the fun while fostering curiosity and reinforcing content. Do you want to expose students to more contemporary authors, female scientists, or African artists? Do you want students to practice math equations or understand how the periodic table is organized? Put it... Continue Reading →

Google Slides Accessibility Hack

Do you love the live captions option in Google Slides? It's not just for presenters! By now, you've probably heard about the live captioning option for Google Slides in 'Present' mode (if not, read more about it here) and maybe you've already used it while teaching or presenting in a meeting BUT did you realize... Continue Reading →

Chrome Accessibility Tools

To meet the needs of students and teachers in my district, I spent time researching Google Chrome Accessibility options by reading blog posts such as this one from Eric Curts' Control Alt Achieve, attending conferences such as MassCUE and breakout sessions by Colleen Terrill, connecting with global educators such as Louise Jones and Lisa Berghoff... Continue Reading →

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