Sometimes it is good to shake things up a bit to help get you out of your normal routine. Last fall, Rushton Hurley built The 5-Day Teacher Challenge to show that we can all get better at teaching by making just a few small changes. Each day of the challenge, you are asked to change one … Continue reading Shaking Things Up with a 5-Day Challenge
Do your students like to play games? Do they get excited about a little competition? Many educators are familiar with Kahoot and have probably used it for trivia or as a fun way to review for tests and quizzes. However, Kahoot has limitations such as being created only for live play as well as not showing … Continue reading If You Like Kahoot, Try Quizizz!
Going to a conference is a pretty amazing experience. The energy that 4000 educators emit is incalculable. The chance to learn about new things is incomparable. The opportunity to get away from your students for a few days is invigorating. Oh yeah, and the freedom to go out to lunch like a real adult is...incredible! I … Continue reading Invest In Yourself – Attend a Conference!
Do your browser tabs multiply faster than a cage of frisky bunnies? Are other people appalled when they see your ridiculous number of tabs? Do you have so many tabs open that you can no longer tell what each tab contains? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Toby is for you! … Continue reading Toby the Tab Organizer
Many Mac users are not aware of the great productivity tools built right into their computer and therefore, they do not take advantage of them! Three of my favorites are Hotcorners, Multiple Desktops, and Splitview and I use these tools regularly to increase my productivity. #1. Hotcorners: No, not hot pants - Hot Corners! This is … Continue reading 3 Great Mac OS Productivity Tools