Design Lessons

Challenge #3 Design A Online Formative Assessment

The next challenge is ready! I am sorry for the delay, I was working on a side-project, helping elementary schools design a standards based report card using PowerSchool. While fun, I much prefer chatting with you and sharing awesome lesson ideas. It is October and there is no doubt that we are in the grind of teaching.

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How Learning Objectives Can Actually Make Your Class Fun

I remember blocking out a lot of the “edu-speak” as an undergraduate training to be a teacher. “Learning Objectives” was one phrase that I ignored. Now, 10 years later, I see how much learning objectives can actually unlock student potential and actually learning fun. Every single teacher can have a freer class that is more

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How To Show Videos Students Will Watch Edpuzzle

How To Show Videos Your Students Will Actually Watch: With Edpuzzle

1-1 iPads, Chromebooks, BYOD, low tech or not tech. It doesn’t matter. If you are not using interactive videos with your students, they probably are not paying attention. Here is how Edpuzzle was able to solve this problem for me. My Puzzle Pieced Introduction To Edpuzzle I am heading into my 10th year teaching and

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Interactive Video

Interactive Videos Will Boost Your Student Engagement

If you aren’t showing interactive videos to your students, they probably aren’t watching them. Interactive videos offer countless opportunities to engage, interact, and assess students without disrupting the video. Over the years, I have shown dozens of history documentaries or film clips of varying length during class. Only once or twice have I shown a

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