Create Student Email Accounts The Gmail trick is a must have for any teacher whose students do not have email accounts. So, that’s the majority of students today. With a little time, you can create student accounts for most web 2.0 sites. Lets go step-by-setp through this process. Create a Gmail account to be used […]
How Can I Help My Students Be Creative When I’m Not Creative Myself? Does that sound like you? Many technology advocates claim that high tech environments are the key to supporting students’ creativity. But it doesn’t always feel that simple.
Using Twitter as a platform for professional development is extremely powerful. However, I often find myself in front of a room full of teachers with the majority having no idea how Twitter works.
You must be able to multi-task all day long as a teacher. In a flipped classroom, this ability becomes even more important!
Before I discovered QR Codes, one of the most common phrases I heard when I asked my sixth grade students to visit certain websites in our Bring Your Own Device classroom was, “Mr. Weyers, the website doesn’t work!” Hearing that, I would always saunter over to the student, look at their device, and discovered that […]
Creating lesson plans, attending meetings and countless other tasks weigh on your thoughts and keep you from your most important responsibility – teaching. How can you manage your complex responsibilities? Check out these 5 productivity apps for teachers to find out. Productivity apps vary greatly from simple to-do lists to extremely powerful digital planners. We’ll […]
Part 5 in the series Web 2.0 in the Classroom, let’s take a more in depth look at web 2.0 in the classroom with several diverse choices, excellent for web-based projects.