Do you know why rubrics work so well? It presents a clear outline of what work needs to be done for both teachers and students. It is a map that sets the expectations for what needs to be done. Just as a rubric does for your assignments, the SAMR model helps teachers come up with
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
Ideas for lessons can come anytime. It is best to keep everything organized in one place you can trust. Lesson planning with Evernote solves that problem. When I first started teaching, I lesson planned with binders and formally written lesson plans. My college classes taught me to fill out formal lesson plans for every lesson.
I love when I can increase my productivity with only a little effort. Especially with two of my favorite tools, Schoology and Evernote. A lot of a teacher’s time is spent on those activities outside of class in preparation for teaching. I often joke with my students that for every 1 hour of classroom teaching,