AI is everywhere. It’s found its way into creation tools and search engines. It’s generating blog posts, jingles, and images. It’s also generating essays for our students. For better or worse, AI is here to stay. It’s time to talk about 4 ways to use the powerful AI tool ChatGPT to your advantage in the classroom. This might change your life…
As we embark on a year of uncertainty, we must consider equity and distance learning. This post discusses how to make virtual learning more equitable in 3 steps and comes with a downloadable cheat sheet.
If you have a few basic tools, you already have the resources you need to provide students with quality distance learning opportunities. So you can end the resource scramble. Click through to see three ways to use existing resources for distance learning. There’s a video tutorial and a cheat sheet to help!
After about a week of virtual learning, I realized that I needed a distance learning template that would keep weekly lessons contained to one place. This is a free distance learning lesson plan template that will clarify and simplify distance learning for you and your students. Be sure to grab it here!
This was not a post I had intended to write, but here we all are. Many schools across the nation are closing indefinitely–mine among them. My system is moving to remote learning. We are fortunately 1:1, but this is not the case for every school, and students everywhere don’t all have equal wifi access. I’m
Back to School stations have been all the rage for the past couple of years, and they are a great way to introduce classroom procedures and to get to know your students in smaller groups. But I’ve got one problem with them, and it’s a very practical one. I’ve been back at school for two
I first encountered Google Tour Builder a couple of years ago at a tech conference and it recently came to my attention that I’ve never mentioned it on my blog. What an oversight–it’s such a useful tool! If you never have, Google Tour Builder is something you should try in your classroom. You can create
I use Google Sheets to keep track of a lot of data in my classes. This data has a tendency to become tedious because I gamify my classroom. This means that I have sheets that I use to keep up with XP (experience points students earn each day), another sheet that communicates that information to
This week is a super quick tip about a free Chrome Extension that will change your life. Literally. Remember back in the day, when we would clip an article from the newspaper, make copies, and write questions on the board for students to answer? Well, you can do it all digitally now with insertlearning.com. It’s