Management with the Grid: How to Keep Kids Motivated

Andrea KalchbennerBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Personalize Student Learning Better

TL;DR: The Grid method can seem like a huge change, but there are some consistencies with a traditional approach. A teacher shares some strategies for management and engagement with the Grid. “How do you keep kids motivated?!” This question pops up over and over again for educators.  It does not matter whether you teach elementary or high school, or if … Read More

A Whole New World

Dan TricaricoBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The mixed emotions with coping during quarantine. Rediscovering the “commonplace” with a new view. The truth is, an underlying anxiety has punctuated even my most positive experiences during this quarantine. A quarantine which may, in fact, still be happening by the time you read this. And though it hasn’t been all bad, I (paradoxically) sometimes feel guilty for enjoying … Read More

Next Level Hyperdocs with Google Sites

Ryan StephansBlog, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: A quick overview of Hyperdocs. Video explanation of an integration between Google sites and Hyperdocs. One of the best ways I’ve found to help students access content is by collecting and storing resources and activities in one central location.  Many of us do this through systems like Microsoft Teams or Google Classroom. We mainly link resources through the assignments. … Read More