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Pump Students Up with Digital Icebreakers

“You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.” by Plato Throughout my teaching years, I’ve struggled with getting my students or trainees to readily participate. Learners are shy about exposing themselves to peers, especially if they do not know them well. Icebreakers can help alleviate our learners’ hesitation, because they relax Read full article »

15+ Resources to Inspire Writing with Digital Prompts

Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” ~ Vladimir Nabakov One of my favorite activities with my students was having them keep daily journals. Each day, they knew the Read full article »

Motivated to Write: 30+ Resources

From the Cool Sites Series “The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.” ~ Vladimir Nabakov This week I am in beautiful Atlanta, Georgia, presenting at the GAETC conference. It is one of the most organized and interesting conferences I've been to and they've had Read full article »

15+ Apps & Activities for Valentine’s Day

Part of the Mobile Learning series! Valentine's day is when we show our friends, family, and the people important in our lives how much we care about them. This holiday is a great time for teachers to help inspire their learners to show those they care about how much they mean to them. We should always take the time in classrooms Read full article »

Why the PopuLLar Project is Popular with Teens

What’s great about the PopuLLar project and how can you and your students get involved? It’s a project that is 'Owned' by the students who work autonomously and collaboratively; teachers are facilitators and guides to the project process. It uses the students own love of music as the motivator and we know teenagers love their music. Their music is personal and an Read full article »

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