How can you fit teaching research skills into a busy curriculum? This post outlines 50 mini-lessons for students from middle primary school to senior high school. PDF summary included!
ClassroomScreen: A Useful Tool You Can Use Tomorrow!
ClassroomScreen is a simple and free tool that every teacher should check out. No matter what you teach, as long as you have a projector, interactive whiteboard or television in your classroom, you’ll find a use for ClassroomScreen.
Team Teaching Tips And Options
This post explains how I used to team teach in the primary classroom and a modified model that works well with four classes in one open learning environment. Includes an infographic with team teaching tips!
Become An Internet Search Master (Google Slides Presentation For Students)
Teach your students how to become an internet search master with this Google Slides presentation from Noah King.
8 Ways Teachers And Schools Can Communicate With Parents In 2020
What is the best way to approach home-school communication in our rapidly changing world? I offer eight ideas with examples from schools and classrooms around the world. How will you be communicating with families in 2020?
10 Fun Christmas Classroom Activities
Here are ten Christmas classroom activities that require minimal preparation. No worksheets are needed to get through December and have fun before the break!
How To Evaluate Websites: A Guide For Teachers And Students (Free Poster)
This post zooms in on a particular part of the research process — evaluating websites. It includes a printable flowchart that will assist you in your teaching!
Free Images, Copyright, And Creative Commons: A Simple Guide For Students And Teachers
Need images for your digital work but not sure where to find them? Learn how to easily and ethically find quality images for students and teachers. You might also be interested in my eBook which clearly explains copyright, Creative Commons, and free images. It includes posters for the primary and high school classroom.
10 Productivity Tips For Teachers (And Students)
Want to learn how to manage your time better, be more productive, and get more out of your day with less stress? This post outlines some of my favourite productivity tips. I’d love to hear yours!
Teaming Up For International Dot Day
International Dot Day is coming up around September 15. Find out how you can get involved with your students and learn what I’m doing to connect and celebrate the day. I also share 5 steps to starting your own team blogging project.
Using Wakelet In The Classroom For Curation And Research
Have you tried out a free curation tool called Wakelet? In this post, I explain what Wakelet is and how you can get started using it in 4 easy steps. I also share some ideas on how Wakelet could be used by teachers and students.
Join Me For The Student Blogging Challenge!
Want your students to learn about blogging while connecting with others around the globe? You might want to join me for the next 10 week Student Blogging Challenge beginning October 7. It’s free and it’s fun!
10 Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety Tips for Teachers and Schools (With Poster)
This post aims to give teachers and schools some quick tips about personal online conduct and also how to navigate internet safety in the classroom. Feel free to share the poster infographic with your colleagues!
Are Your Students Sharing and Amplifying Their Learning?
I’ve been reading about documenting learning with sharing and amplifying in mind. Perhaps sharing online isn’t enough and there are things teachers and students can do to really amplifying the learning experience. I offer some reflections and ideas on how to do this.
The UN Global Goals In Education
This post explains what the UN Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals) are. There are 7 straightforward ideas on how students and teachers can take action on these goals.