Word clouds are a great way for students show their understanding and creativity. Every creative student can show understanding by using word cloud makers for classrooms. Word clouds are an easy way for students to display their knowledge while also being creative. They are easy to learn and fun to use. Teachers can spend a
Essays can get boring for students to write. It can also get boring for teachers to read and grade all of them. There are other ways for teachers to teach argument and creativity. We already know students have a range of argument skills. If students are given a selection of tools the results can be
I have looked at dozens of technology tools. I try to find just the right one to solve whatever classroom problem I have. Yet, one problem is difficult to solve: grades, grading, and grade books. One reason for this is that most traditional grade book programs fail to make grades represent anything more than numbers.
Mastery-level learning is meant to challenge students, not teachers. Like many teachers, I have spent a lot of time planning out student goals and activities. Every teacher can easily plan a mastery style course without all of the added struggles of coming up with the activities as well. We can use Bloom’s Taxonomy to decrease
Do your students feel anxious, stressed, and overworked? Are they not focused on you and your class? Have you tried to help but feel progress has slowed? I have felt stretched too thin by trying to cover it all and pushed students without progress. I have recently started reflecting on my teaching by asking,