Powerful Podcasting at the Hands of Students

Whitney ChoateBlog, Differentiate Better, Engage Better, Innovate Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: How podcasting can benefit student engagement AND meet content standards. Basic tips for starting a podcast with your students. Why Podcast with Students According to George Washington University, “Students who said they aren’t that motivated at the beginning of class score higher on tests when they listen to podcasts featuring content.”  Besides being a fun and engaging way for … Read More

Daily Work Checklist for Kids

Becky ThalBlog, Manage Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: Managing assignments for online courses. Daily Work Checklist for kids to keep online work organized. My Aha! Moment Most of the ideas I get for blog posts are coming from experiences I’m having with my own children during this remote learning adventure. This latest idea of a daily work checklist is the result of both tears and frustration (from … 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