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 →

Preserve Your Digital Templates in 4 Steps

As an educational technology coach in a school district that has recently implemented G Suite for Education, I hear lots of success stories from teachers and students about collaborating...sharing Docs, group work in Slides, distributing work via Google Classroom, etc.. The ability to share and collaborate in all G Suite apps is definitely a game-changer... Continue Reading →

Conjugation Hearts Templates

Get into the Valentine's spirit with these Conjugation Hearts templates in Spanish and French! The templates can be found here or in my Free Resources by Content Area Google Drive folder! Feel free to browse the folder and File>Make a Copy of anything that might be of use in your classroom!

Ed Tech Blogs to Follow

Are you looking for new blogs to follow in 2019? Check out my Wakelet collection of Ed Tech blogs to find new ideas for supporting your students and curriculum with digital tools! Although it's impossible for me to read every post from every blog the way I would like to, there are some blogs that... Continue Reading →

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