Celebrating Social Media Day with Digital Citizenship

| Posted:
Categories:
Digital Citizenship
| Tags: , ,
Leave a comment

Observed annually on June 30, Social Media Day was created by Mashable in 2010 to celebrate the power of social media for connecting the globe. Today, social media is the hub of global communication. Social media platforms allow us to quickly and conveniently connect with friends and family, make new friends, pursue business opportunities, and … read more »


Engage with World Refugee Day 2021 in Your Classroom

| Posted:
Categories:
Classroom Application
| Tags: , ,
Leave a comment

World Refugee Day is celebrated on June 20th. This year’s theme is “Together we heal, learn and, shine.” It was first celebrated in 2001 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and brings attention to the ongoing plight of refugees and what can be done to help … read more »


Learning Strategies to Boost Science Comprehension

| Posted:
Categories:
Classroom Application
| Tags: , ,
Leave a comment

Not long ago, I came across this interesting article about learning strategies. The author discusses four specific strategies to improve student learning when implementing and designing lessons. The ideas came from a longer article that included many other study strategies to support student learning. Learning about strategies and implementing them into everyday lessons isn’t always easy. In addition to time … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Blooket – Part 2

| Posted:
Categories:
Tech Tool of the Month
| Tags: , , ,
Leave a comment

In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to Blooket and discussed the application of both the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework to help you integrate Blooket into your instruction. Today’s post offers detailed instructions for using this tool and shares classroom use ideas by subject. Blooket: As you arrive at the … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: Blooket – Part 1

| Posted:
Categories:
Tech Tool of the Month
| Tags: , , , 1 Comment

Blooket is a game-based learning tool that allows you to play or create your own trivia and review games for group competition or solo study. There are two ways to set up games: you can Host a live game to play together during class, or assign games as Homework for students to complete asynchronously. There … read more »