Rocking Those Virtual Classroom Spaces!

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Manage Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: This post shares a number of strategies for how to efficiently and effectively manage a virtual classroom. Organizational tips to make your virtual classroom work include planning your vision, using a calendar, creating announcements and meaningful assignments, and more. It all started on fine March day where we had to teach online. Without a choice, we had to teach … Read More

LinkedIn for Leadership and Collaboration

Lindsay LyonsBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: This post shares how LinkedIn can be used for thought leadership and long-term collaboration. Tips on how to foster connection: create regular content, batch posts, choose one favorite social media platform, seek strategic connections, and have manageable follow up. LinkedIn for Leadership and Collaboration About four years ago, I gave up on social media. I deactivated my Facebook, I … Read More

Avoid Tech Burnout with Strategic Ed-Tech Integration

Darcy BakkegardBlog, Tech Better

TL;DR: To make sure we avoid tech burnout, we need to rethink how many ed-tech tools we use. And we need to refocus on how we deploy ed-tech to address problems. Pick ed-tech tools that help you do your job better, that make teaching and learning more fun, and are engaging. Shift your focus to what will be easiest for … Read More

Social Media Network Series

Kari PitstickBlog, Connect Better, Tech Better

Social Media Network Series Overview In the Social Media Network Blog Series, you’ll learn simple tips and tricks to ensure you are sharing the right message with your network. You will learn ways to grow your network and make connections with others in the world of education! Make sure to check out the course in the Teach Better Academy to … Read More

Social Media: The Pillars of Your Profile

Rae HughartBlog, Connect Better, Tech Better

TL;DR: This post includes an activity to help you set up your profile on social media. Break down the listĀ of 3-5 things you want your network to know about you. The list becomes the pillars of your profile. Let’s get it right out in the open: I have a love-hate relationship with social media. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn – oh my! … Read More