Using TikTok to Build Relationships with Students

Jeremy RinkelBlog, Engagement, Innovation

In This Post: A brief overview of the new trend in social media: TikTok. Using popular social media to build relationships with students. Connecting popular social media to your content area. What is TikTok? TikTok? Have you heard of it? Do you remember the app Musical.ly? While I never jumped into the Musical.ly world and I said TikTok was ridiculous, … Read More

12 Educational Podcasts

Rae HughartBlog, Engagement, Innovation, Professional Development, Technology

In This Post: The power of learning through educational Podcasts. Rae’s top 12 Podcast recommendations for teaching strategies, technology, and teacher empowerment. Have you heard of The Educational Podcast Directory? It’s my “go-to” anytime I need a new educational listen! The Educational Podcast Directory is designed to be the best way for teachers to search for and discover new educational … Read More

Strategies to Increase Critical Thinking Skills in students

Matthew JosephBlog, Competency Based Learning, Engagement, Lesson Planning

In This Post: The importance of helping students increase critical thinking skills. Ways to promote the essential skills needed to analyze and evaluate. Strategies to incorporate critical thinking into your instruction. We ask our teachers to be “future-ready” or say that we are teaching “for jobs that don’t exist yet.” These are powerful statements. At the same time, they give … Read More

Before You Know How, You Have to Know Why

Christine Ravesi-WeinsteinBlog, Class Management, Engagement, Lesson Planning

In This Post: The importance of determining your purpose in education. How discovering your why can change your practice and have greater impact on your students. The impact of leading with purpose, especially on students with anxiety. Educational leadership and modeling your why. From our professional lives to our personal lives, there are so many things that we find ourselves … Read More